Southern Company Maintenance Supervisor (Mechanical) - Plant Farley in Columbia, Alabama

Maintenance Supervisor (Mechanical) - Plant Farley



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:


The Maintenance Mechanical Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of employees responsible for all maintenance related activities at the site including safety, compliance, reliability, efficiency and workforce excellence. This individual will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance in support/communication of Southern Nuclear goals and strategic initiatives. This position ensures that Nuclear Safety is the overriding priority and instills this priority in the maintenance workers.

  • Ensure that Nuclear Safety is the overriding priority and instill this priority to the maintenance workers.

  • Assist in leading a team of employees responsible for all maintenance disciplines.

  • Own the Corrective Action Program.

  • Work schedule may include either 12 hour rotating shift or 12 hour rotating shift relief.

  • Observe maintenance workers and provide intervention and coaching to reinforce management expectations and positive behaviors.

  • Provide employees with regular feedback on performance, including coaching and intervention to reinforce expectations and develop acceptable behaviors.

  • Ensure activities are performed in accordance with approved written documents such as approved plant procedures and work order instructions.

  • Demonstrate ownership of business and management goals and lead team to align their efforts with those goals.

  • Participate actively in the Work Management Process to insure work is executed safely, efficiently and effectively.

  • Encourage employees to develop a high level of craftsmanship with an emphasis on nuclear safety, personnel safety and equipment reliability.

  • Support initiatives such as Maintenance Ownership and Subject Matter Expert activities.

  • Participate as required in benchmarking and assessment activities.

  • Provide on-the-job training and evaluation opportunities for employees.

  • Maintain a high level of productivity within the work force.

  • Member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO)

  • Participate in the training process, own the training process and observe the training process as required.

  • Own the Corrective and Elective Maintenance Backlog.

  • Live within one hour of the SNC Emergency Operations Facility for emergency response availability


Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Background/Experience Requirements:

  • 4 years experience in the craft or discipline supervised is required

  • 1 yearnuclear power plant experience required.

  • Previous work order planning experience is preferred.

  • Technical Knowledge and attributes in maintenance work and processes is required.


  • Must be well organized and capable of handling multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Must have strong communication and presentation skills

  • Must have strong problem solving skills

  • Must be able to work in any environment demanded of the work force, including temperature extremes and elevations

  • Must have an understanding of the IBEW contract and a working knowledge of plant maintenance and shop practices, with aptitude in all disciplines.

  • Must have a working knowledge of OSHA and NRC requirements and be familiar with plant design and function


  • Must be inclined toward improving processes and performance

  • Must demonstrate interest in the business challenge

  • Must be committed to Constant Improvement


  • Regulatory requirements: Respiratory protection - ANSI Z88.2 - 1980; OSHA 1910.134; NRC 20 CFR20-103, NUREG 0041.

  • Ensure personal safety standards are understood & enforced and that assigned workers perform their work safely.

  • Any applicant accepting this position will be required to meet the background and screening and NRC Fitness for Duty requirements.

  • Any applicant accepting this position will be required to meet the physical requirements of the position.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a super-regional energy company with 4.3 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Southeast. It is one of the largest producers of electricity in the U.S. Southern Company is the parent firm of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Power, Southern Nuclear, SouthernLINC Wireless, and Southern Telecom. Southern Company brands are synonymous with excellent customer service, high reliability, and prices that are 15 percent below the national average.

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.


Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-South Alabama-Dothan

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Other Locations: Alabama-South Alabama-Columbia

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Plant Farley - 7388 North State Hwy 95 (7388COLUMBIA)

7388 North State Hwy 95

Columbia, 36319

Req ID: SNC2004646