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Southern Company Work Week Manager (Plant Vogtle 3&4) in Waynesboro, Georgia

Work Week Manager (Plant Vogtle 3&4)


Work Week Manager

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!

Responsible for managing all weekly aspects of the scheduling process. Ensures all scheduling, estimating, planning, tagging, Radiation Work Permits (RWP's), priority setting, and work grouping are clearly identified and completed to support implementation of the site schedule. This person is the leader on site responsible for efficiently executing work weeks to ensure the highest potential equipment reliability possible.

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Directs the development and implementation of the scheduling process, including resolving schedule conflicts

  • Accountable to Site Management for being the single point for all work during work management planning and implementation

  • Responsible to site management for providing schedule performance information and developing plans for schedule implementations

  • Responsible for directing shift turnover meetings with maintenance, modifications, operations, and support organizations to direct the implementation of the work schedule

  • Directs the development and approves plan-of-the-day (POD) agenda material

  • Manages and directs critical path activities including number of material acquisitions, support conflict resolution, procurement review, management directions and focus, and coordination of engineering and technical organizations in conflict resolutions

  • Accountable for setting priorities for procurement and authorizing of necessary resources to ensure work is accomplished in accordance with the Site budget and schedule

  • Accountable for directing, managing, and initiating corrective actions for work that is not meeting approved scope, schedule, and cost

  • Manages a cross section of matrixed personnel (Operations, Maintenance, System Engineering, RadCon, etc.) with the plant to ensure the schedule meets both costs guidelines and due dates

  • Accountable for the review, authorization, and implementation of immediate attention to modification, maintenance, and surveillance testing activities on plant systems and equipment

  • Responsible for providing scheduling analysis to the Plant Manager, Work Control Manager, Maintenance Manager, Operations Manager, Technical Support Manager, etc.

  • Cognizant of the details, reasons, development, and application of risk assessments for Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) and Grid Risk

Job Requirements:

  • 5 years nuclear power experience with at least 4 years cumulative commercial nuclear industry experience in scheduling management, project management, operations, maintenance, project controls or engineering is desired. 2 years of cumulative experience must have been in positions of increasing responsibility.

  • Work Management experience strongly preferred

  • Operations experience strongly preferred

  • Personal Computer (PC) knowledge

  • Intradepartmental communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Experience with ESOMs/Maximo/P6 or similar scheduling software

  • Should be knowledgeable of business practices, project management practices, and must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the work management team

  • Candidate may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance based on position/access requirements and essential job functions


  • BS degree in an engineering or scientific discipline; or equivalent related education, training & experience preferred

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of mainframe and PC based scheduling tools preferred

  • Current or previous SRO license or certification strongly preferred

  • Prior supervisory experience preferred

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Puts safety first in all activities

  • Must exhibit the Our Values: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment

Other Requirements:

  • The successful candidate must meet background screening and NRC Fitness for Duty requirements

  • Must be a flexible member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO)

  • Other duties as assigned

    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 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 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2006828