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Southern Company Engineer - Plant Hatch in Baxley, Georgia

Engineer – Plant Hatch

Southern Nuclear Company (SNC) is a premier nuclear power company. As a leader in the realm of energy innovation, Southern Nuclear strives to maintain excellence by developing and inventing energy of the future. At Southern Nuclear, Our Values will guide us to make every decision, every day, in the right way: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment. Hat Southern ow we do our work is just as important as what w

Thanks to our people, we’ve earned our place as an energy leader. If YOU want to want make a positive impact in your community and be part of the team that’s taking our industry to new levels of excellence, then we want YOU! Southern Company provides a competitive compensation package to include a base salary, incentive pay (bonus); possible signing bonus and great benefits which include a pension plan and 401 K plan.

Southern Nuclear Power Plant Engineer – Plant Hatch

Education : BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution or PE License required.

Summary of Job Duties: We have openings for system engineers, program engineers, component engineers and design engineers.

System engineers: ensure the reliability of assigned plant systems. They solve system and component problems, provide direct technical support for operation and maintenance, and plan long term performance improvements.

Program and component engineers: direct implementation of assigned programs and work processes. Typical assignments are fire protection, Equipment Qualification, in-service inspection, in-service testing, NRC Maintenance Rule compliance, MOV/AOV/Heat Exchanger/Check valve component programs, cable monitoring, instrument & controls, flow accelerated corrosion, and/or snubber testing.

Design engineers: duties include preparation / coordination of designs, calculations, drawings, cost estimates and schedules for plant modifications and retrofits. Work involves field walk downs for constructability and some construction coordination.

Reactor engineers ensure the reliability of assigned plant systems. They perform fuel inspections and specifies fuel movement determinations, perform physics testing, support operations in control rod movements, conduct surveillance testing of reactor core, lead spent fuel audits, and perform reactor engineering calculations.

Reactor engineers: ensure the reliability of assigned plant systems. They perform fuel inspections and specifies fuel movement determinations, perform physics testing, support operations in control rod movements, conduct surveillance testing of reactor core, lead spent fuel audits, and perform reactor engineering calculations.

Engineers at Southern Nuclear may have opportunities to manage special projects. Also, engineers typically take key refueling outage assignments. Future developmental assignments in operations, maintenance, training, or quality assurance often prepare engineers for supervisory and management positions. Engineering assignments typically include on-call duty engineer and emergency plan response requirements.

Job Requirements:

Educational Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited university or PE license.

  • PE License desired

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A background in engineering with working knowledge of applicable discipline codes, standards and regulatory requirements related to the nuclear power industry.

  • 3 years of engineering experience preferred

  • An ability to solve problems and make sound engineering decisions, based on experience and appropriate industry practices, in order to make timely decisions which might impact plant safety and reliability.

  • Previous experience in systems engineering, programs engineering, component engineering and design engineering preferred.

  • Working knowledge in BWR Systems, structures and components preferred.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Proven organizational skills with ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Capable of working efficiently and effectively across organizations.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office products, specifically WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Accepts ownership of assigned programs, projects and tasks.

  • Develops strategy for optimum use of resources.

  • Manages financial performance to control costs.

  • Works through conflicts to create win/win situations.

  • Holds self and others accountable for results.

  • Values diversity and respects the dignity of every individual.

  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual and company successes.

Please note: This position may require the successful completion of the SNC Initial Engineering Training as a condition of continued employment. The training is several weeks long and is a rigorous period that may require studying after work hours.

Southern Nuclear is a leader among the nation’s nuclear energy operators, running six – soon to be eight – units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power. For more than 40 years, the company has operated nuclear energy facilities at the highest levels of safety and reliability, creating carbon-free electricity for millions of homes and businesses.

SNC prioritizes the health and safety of the public and its employees above all else, operating its facilities safely, reliably and affordably for customers and communities while using innovative technologies and practices that enhance performance. This work is enabled by the continuous development, leadership and skills of a high-performing workforce.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit www.southerncompany.com.

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 Identification: 4399

Job Category: Engineering

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Nuclear

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