Southern Company Nuclear Technical Specialist (Work Controls) - Plant Hatch in Baxley, Georgia

Nuclear Technical Specialist (Work Controls) - Plant Hatch


About Southern Nuclear:

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, planning and excavation activities are underway for the future construction of two new reactors 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!

Nuclear Technical Specialist - Work Controls Department Preventive Maintenance & Surveillance Program Coordinator (Plant Hatch)

Job Highlights:

This position reports to the Work Controls Manager and is responsible for the coordination, administration and implementation of the Planned Maintenance (PM) and Surveillance Testing (SV) Program.

Job Summary

The selected applicant will be part of an integral part of the SV and PM Program team, working closely with the Engineering PM Coordinator, Maintenance Work Planners and System/Program Engineers. They will work with the Work Week Managers, Cycle Schedulers and Discipline Schedulers to ensure PM and SV task are accurately scheduled in the Cycle Plan and work implementation schedule. They will also work with the Maintenance, Engineering and Operations Teams to achieve timely completion of SV and PM tasks.

Specific activities include:

Drive Equipment Reliability by ensuring completion of PMs on time, minimizing PM deferrals and PM performance in grace.

Use PM Feedback and technical reviews to optimize value of PM Tasks and drive continuous improvement of the PM Program.

Monitor PM Change process to ensure that it is efficient, rigorous and timely.

Ensure regulatory compliance by ensuring that all Surveillance task are performed as required by the Technical Specification.

Analysis and adjustment of Cycle Plan to support effective and efficient implementation of PM and SV Program.

Monitor various reports to ensure PM grace is maintenance top quartile, no missed or late PM or SV tasks.

Monitor and execute the Preventive Maintenance Change process to ensure Equipment Reliability Index is maintained top quartile.


Education Requirements:

High school diploma or GED

Technical or BS degree is a plus

Experience Requirements

3 years related nuclear work experience preferred

Experience in one of more of the following areas highly desired: project management, work management, maintenance, operations..

Experience with commercial scheduling, work tracking, schedule analysis and report development software such as Maximo, and Primavera (P6) a plus as well as building NORAD reports.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Understanding of standard scheduling methods and principles is desired.

Familiar with concepts related to resource utilization and the associated budget impacts.

Familiar with concepts related to integrated scheduling and risk management.

Ability to analyze critical situations; determine competent solutions with implementation in a safe and effective manner.

Ability to work with people to achieve organizational objectives.

Ability to make decisions and demonstrate short/long-term strategic management skills.

Excellent computing skills with ability to rapidly master use of new software applications.

Must possess effective written and oral communication skills.

Must have a demonstrated ability to successfully set priorities, make decisions, and implement objectives.

Other Requirements

Demonstrated self-starter and innovator.

Personally responsible, accountable and trustworthy.

Occasional travel to other SNC sites, industry meetings, and other plants.

Extended work schedule during refueling outage periods.

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

Southern Nuclear's highest priority is the safe and reliable operation of our current fleet. As candidates from Southern Nuclear are considered for interview and selection, management will ensure that such decisions are made in the best interest of the entire fleet, with a focus on maintaining the proper levels of human resources for our six operating units.

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.

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Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Baxley

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Plant Hatch - 11028 Hatch Parkway, North (11028BAXLEY)

11028 Hatch Parkway, North

Baxley, 31513

Req ID: SNC2005135