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Southern Company Electrical Design Engineer - Plant Vogtle 1&2 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Electrical Design Engineer - Plant Vogtle 1&2


Electrical Design Engineer - Central Design – Plant Vogtle 1&2

Summary of Position Duties:

• Create Design Change Packages and supporting documentation.

• Provide technical oversight for design modifications.

• Develop and maintain electrical calculations including voltage drop, breaker coordination, and load study analysis calculations.

• Conduct site walk downs, and review design modifications for constructability.

• Support cost estimates, and scoping of future design modifications.

• Ensure design drawings are updated after completion of a design modification.

• Present design changes at various meetings.

• Coordinate and write test procedures, as needed.

• Manage design scope, schedule, and budget to meet site objectives.

• Coordinate with stakeholders and vendors associated with modifications.

• Provide input for/attend post-project evaluation/lessons learned meetings.

• Perform engineering duty and emergency response duty as required.

• Other duties as required.

Educational Requirements

• BS in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution or PE license required.

Background/Experience Requirements

• Nuclear design modifications experience is preferred.

• Construction planning, scheduling and implementation experience preferred.

• Project management/oversight experience preferred.

Behavioral Attributes

• Makes principled, data-based decisions that take critical factors into account.

• Works through conflicts to create win/win situations.

• Holds self accountable for superior results.

• Works well as contributing member of a team.

• Respects the dignity of every individual and different viewpoints.

• Assumes personal responsibility for individual success.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

Technical Requirements

• Working knowledge of design processes and configuration is preferred.

• Working knowledge of the applicable discipline codes and standards is preferred.

• Working knowledge of PWR systems, structures and components is preferred.

• Working knowledge of nuclear power plant design and systems is preferred.

• Experience with development and maintenance of design related calculations (i.e. voltage drop, breaker coordination, load study analysis, etc.) is desired

• Working knowledge of electrical power system analysis tools such as ETAP or CAPTOR is desired.

Other requirements:

The successful candidate must meet background screening and NRC Fitness for Duty requirements. Selected candidate must be willing to relocate within one hour of the SNC Emergency Operations Facility for emergency response availability.

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 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: Engineering

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: SNC2006727