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Southern Company

Engineer - Plant Hatch

Company: 
Southern Company
City: 
Baxley
State: 
Georgia
Occupational fields: 
Architecture and Engineering
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

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.

Together with our subsidiaries, we deliver clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy to our 9 million customers. Our focus is doing so with service excellence.

That means we are leaders who take action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. We create community value through energy, social, economic, and environmental progress.

We do this through electric operating companies in three states and natural gas distribution companies in four. Our family of companies draw on diverse energy sources to create the best mix for our service areas, including electricity, natural gas, solar power, carbon-free nuclear, and other sustainable sources.

We leverage our leading distributed energy infrastructure company and other innovative technology to better serve every customer. Our competitive, national generation company serves wholesale customers, and our family includes a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services.

We have positioned diversity and inclusion as critical to our success enabling us to put the needs and well-being of the people we serve at the center of all that we do.

Southern Company believes all employees should feel welcome, valued, respected and heard. Our goal is a workplace in which all employees contribute to their fullest and a workforce that reflects our customers and communities. We accomplish this by valuing and leveraging the full range of differences and similarities we bring to our teams, customers and communities.

Workplace Awards

  • 2023 100% Corporate Equality Index Score - Human Rights Campaign (7th consecutive year)
  • 2023 America's Best-In-State Employers – Forbes
    • Southern Company (No. 1 in Alabama, No. 5 in Georgia)
  • 2023 Best Employers for Women (No. 9) - Forbes
  • 2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces – Newsweek
  • 2023 Best Companies for Multicultural Women – Seramount
  • 2023 Top 50 Companies for Diversity - DiversityInc (8th consecutive year)
    • No. 1 Top Company for Black executives
    • No. 3 Top Company for Veterans
    • No. 5 Top Company for Supplier Diversity
    • No. 14 - Top Company for Executive Diversity Councils
  • 2022 Global 200 – Forbes
  • 2022 Best Employers for Women - Forbes
  • 2023 America’s Best Employers for Diversity - Forbes
  • 2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity - Newsweek
  • 2023 America’s Best Large Employers – Forbes
    • No. 15 overall, top utility
  • 2023 Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer (No. 2) - GI Jobs magazine
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