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Southern Company Nuclear Plant Instructor, Sr. (I&C) - Plant Vogtle 1&2 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Nuclear Plant Instructor, Sr. (I&C) - Plant Vogtle 1&2


Nuclear Plant Instructor, Sr. (Instrumentation and Control) - Plant Vogtle 1&2

If you want to make an impact, then we want YOU!

Want to use your skills to make a difference in your community every single day? Then join the Southern Nuclear team that’s improving the lives of our neighbors in Alabama and Georgia. We operate six units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power that generate vital energy for our communities:

  • Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala.

  • Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga.

  • Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga.

Thanks to our people, we’ve earned our place as an energy leader. Take a look at this opportunity to see how people like you make a positive impact in the community:

Plant Vogtle 1&2 has an opportunity for a Nuclear Plant Instructor in the Maintenance and Technical Training organization. This opportunity lies within the Instrumentation and Control training program.


The Nuclear Plant Instructor in the Maintenance and Technical Training organization is responsible for presenting and administering the Instrumentation and Control training program. The Nuclear Plant Instructor will design, conduct and evaluate classroom and laboratory instruction; develop training and examination materials; and process and maintain training records for the Instrumentation and Control training program. These activities are instrumental in maintaining the plant's INPO accreditation.


  • Developing lesson materials to be used in the training program

  • Conducting training sessions

  • Determining training program effectiveness

  • Maintaining plant training records

  • Reviewing and maintaining training materials

  • Conducting assessments, research, and evaluations as requested by the Maintenance Instructor Lead

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of the overall training plan

  • Supporting the line organization as requested during temporary outage assignments

  • Managing the Mechanical training program to include class scheduling and timekeeping

  • Assisting in Corrective Action Program (CAP) activities

  • Working as a team member to support Instrumentation and Control training project workload with minimal supervision


Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred

  • Completion of an accredited-based technical training program, or equivalent as evidenced by a certificate, diploma, transcript, apprentice program syllabus, and/or INPO accredited training program (records as available) is preferred.

Background/Experience Requirements

  • 5 years of I&C Technician experience (in-plant or field) required.

  • At least 3 years power plant experience desired.

  • Nuclear I&C technician, I&C Technician, and/or I&C Maintenance Supervisor experience preferred.

  • Previous experience as a maintenance power plant instructor preferred.

  • Digital systems, structures, and component knowledge desired.

  • Understanding of and experience with the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process, including relevant INPO ACAD requirements desired.

  • Westinghouse Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) experience preferred.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Mastery of I&C systems subject matter

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to instruct and present to large groups

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Detailed knowledge of I&C maintenance processes

  • Experience in the field applications of maintenance fundamentals

  • Ability to develop and build mockups and training lessons from concept to classroom delivery

  • Ability to achieve and maintain a high-level of proficiency as a certified INPO instructor

  • Plan training budgets and forecast costs related to training

  • Ability to assess relevant training needs for students in accordance with policies and standards from Southern Company, INPO, and the NRC

  • Manage training curriculum within the Vision server from InFocus Learning

  • Stay informed as to relevant skill and qualifications levels required by nuclear I&C Technicians for effective performance, and circulate requirements and relevant information to the organization as appropriate

  • Design training courses and programs as necessary to meet training needs, and/or manage this activity via external provider(s)

  • Cooperate with external training and accreditation bodies, agencies, and providers necessary to deliver required training to appropriate standards

  • Organize training venues, logistics, transportation, and accommodations as required to achieve efficient training attendance and delivery

  • Maintain all necessary lab equipment and materials

Behavioral Attributes

Must exhibit the Southern Company's Our Values: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment:

  • Safety First: We believe the safety of our employees and customers is paramount. We will perform and maintain every job, every day, safely.

  • Unquestionable Trust: Honesty, respect, fairness and integrity drive our behavior. We keep our promises, and ethical behavior is our standard.

  • Superior Performance: We are dedicated to superior performance throughout our business. We will continue our strong focus on innovative solutions, improving how we run our business and our commitment to environmental stewardship.

  • Total Commitment: We are committed to the success of our employees, our customers, our shareholders and our communities. We fully embrace, respect, and value our differences and diversity.

Other Requirements

The successful candidate must meet background screening and NRC "Fitness for Duty" requirements. In addition, must meet the company physical requirements and ability to be respirator qualified.

Selected candidate must live within one hour of the SNC Emergency Operations Facility for emergency response availability.

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.#LI

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Plant Vogtle - 7821 River Road (7821WAYNESBORO)

7821 River Road

Waynesboro, 30830

Req ID: SNC2006829