Southern Company Cycle Planner (Plant Vogtle 1&2) in Waynesboro, Georgia

Cycle Planner (Plant Vogtle 1&2)


Cycle Planner (Plant Vogtle 1&2)

It's an exciting time to be part of our growing organization. Southern Nuclear, headquartered in Birmingham, AL, operates Southern Company's six nuclear reactors at three locations in Georgia and Alabama: two reactors at Plant Vogtle, near Waynesboro, GA; two reactors at Plant Hatch, near Baxley, GA; and two reactors at Plant Farley, near Dothan, AL. In addition, construction of two new reactors is underway at our Plant Vogtle location. If a new and significant challenge is what you have been longing for, and if you are energized, positive, committed, and desiring to make a difference, then we are looking for YOU to join our team!


The Cycle Planner scheduler is responsible for building and maintaining the online cycle plan and work scheduling between refuel outages (Cycle Plan). This includes consolidating all corrective and preventative maintenance, surveillance and post maintenance tests and modification activities bundled within each window. The Cycle Planner scheduler provides the Cycle Manager with the proposed work window schedule each week for the purpose of final work scope and initial activity sequencing per the Work Management Process.

JOB REQUIREMENTS : (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills )


  • High School Diploma

  • Personal computer and mainframe knowledge

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years nuclear power experience with at least 3 years cumulative nuclear industry experience in scheduling management, project management, operations, maintenance, project controls or engineering. Two years cumulative must have been in positions of increasing responsibility.

  • Intradepartmental communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Experience with Maximo/P6

  • 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.


  • Current or previous SRO license or certification

  • B.S. degree in engineering or scientific discipline; or equivalent related education, training & experience.

  • Working knowledge of mainframe and PC based scheduling tools.

  • FLS/managerial experience

  • Knowledge of critical path scheduling method.


  1. Responsible for transitioning the site from the cycle plan to the work week schedule from T-16 through T-6. This includes incorporating risk assessments, protected train concepts, management of resources, and maximizing station equipment reliability.

  2. Provide direction and oversight for matrixed personnel involved in the work management process (engineering, maintenance, etc.) to ensure all parties are meeting work management milestones between T-16 and T-6.

  3. Provide oversight to work management scheduling personnel (discipline schedulers, surveillance coordinator, and preventative maintenance coordinator) to ensure a high quality schedule is developed within milestone and budget constraints.

  4. Leads the station through the intermediate term T meeting phases (T-9 and T-6) and ensures the station is successful in regards to maximizing scope stability, scope survival, schedule stability and PM program health.

  5. Continuously strives to improve the work management process and drive site behaviors in regards to meeting milestones. Understands that the T week schedule tool that will ultimately provide the structure and success path for the site during the execution week with a goal of excellence.

Other Requirements:

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

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America’s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune’s annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

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: 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: SNC2004771