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Southern Company Site Project Lead - Plant Vogtle 1&2 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Site Project Lead - Plant Vogtle 1&2


SITE PROJECT LEAD - Plant Vogtle 1&2 Southern Nuclear Operating Company’s Plant Vogtle Units 1&2 are seeking high performing individuals with strong leadership capability, an analytical mindset and a desire to manage implementation of major projects at a nuclear power plant. Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, manages and operates six nuclear power electric generating plants that provide approximately 20 percent of the electricity used in Alabama and Georgia. Southern Nuclear is leading the nuclear renaissance by building the first new U.S. nuclear reactors in more than 25 years. When completed, the two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors currently under construction at Plant Vogtle will make the facility the largest in the U.S. with four reactors on one site. This is an exciting time to join the Southern Company team and share your talents with a growing and progressive organization!

Management reserves the right to exclude job applicants who are currently employed by contractors and vendors supporting the construction of Vogtle units 3 and 4.

Summary of Duties: This position is assigned to the Site Projects Department and reports to the Site Projects Supervisor. This position provides oversight, support and leadership for the implementation of projects or design changes at the site. Duties required of the Site Project Lead include:

• Assist in developing and accountable for meeting implementation scope, schedule, and budget while maintaining scope control

• Provide constructability and estimating input, assumptions, and risks associated with each alternative considered

• Support field walkdowns to evaluate proposed layouts for constructability and interferences

• Manage installation/implementation at the site to ensure compliance with the design intent, applicable codes and other regulatory considerations and coordinate resolution of technical issues that arise

• Ensure safe and error free performance during project implementation

• Ensure safety process documentation (safety plans and risk register) is established for the project

• Ensure affected plant groups’ (operations, maintenance, engineering, etc.) needs are considered in the project scope and ensure stakeholder responsibilities are developed

• Perform operational risk assessment/mitigation for the project

• Obtain and manage resources required for testing/startup support

• Ensure stakeholders are trained prior to project turnover for operation

• Provide completion/closeout punch list input

• Participate in design and planning phases to ensure implementation readiness

• Effectively communicate with management, stakeholders, affected personnel and project team

• Optimize project equipment and spare parts procurement

• Possess leadership skills to manage, prioritize and resolve any conflicts

• Develop and maintain strong relationships with plant and corporate personnel

• This position will require travel (up to 25%).

Job Requirements:

• Previous site project lead, construction manager or project manager experience is preferred

• Implementation of projects in an operating nuclear power plant, fossil power plant or other operating facilities is preferred

• Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited college or university or a related technical degree is desired

• Demonstrated leadership experience is required

• Demonstrated project management skill set is desired

• Excellent oral and written communications skills is required

• Cost/benefit analysis experience is desired

• Knowledge and ability to write and execute contracts is desired

• Previous nuclear and/or power plant experience is desired

• Experience managing capital projects is desired

• Experience in project estimating is desired

• Previous maintenance electrical, mechanical or I&C technical or supervisor experience will be considered

• Selected candidate must live within 90 minutes of the SNC Emergency Operations Facility for emergency response availability

Behavioral Attributes:

• Demonstrate high standards, sets clear expectations and coaches employees/contractors to achieve higher levels of performance

• Holds themselves and others accountable for personnel safety, superior performance, total commitment and unquestionable trust

• Conveys a clear vision of the future and make principled, data-based practical decisions that take critical factors into account

• Manages financial performance to contain cost

• Builds a strong team that achieves results

• Respects the dignity of every individual and different viewpoints

• Assumes personal responsibility for individual and project/group success

With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlantabased Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). We offer a competitive compensation package. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

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: SNC2006791