Electrical Engineer, EFIN-Plant Vogtle 3&4

Waynesboro, GA

EFIN Engineer, Electrical - Plant Vogtle Units 3&4 (Waynesboro, GA)

Southern Nuclear Operating Company's Plant Vogtle 3&4 Site Engineering organization is seeking a high performing Electrical Engineer with an analytical mindset and strong technical and leadership skills to support operation of the next generation nuclear power station. This position will be located at Southern Nuclear Company's Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, Georgia.

Job Summary

This position is assigned to the Site Design Engineering organization in the EFIN (Engineering Fix-It-Now) group and is part of the Engineering organization at the Vogtle 3&4 site. This position will provide electrical engineering support for troubleshooting and design changes primarily for the station’s electrical equipment.

Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, manages and operates eight nuclear power electric generating plants that provide approximately 20 percent of the electricity used in Alabama and Georgia. Southern Nuclear is leading the nuclear renaissance by operating the first new U.S. nuclear reactors in more than 25 years. The two newly-commissioned Westinghouse AP1000 reactors currently operating at Plant Vogtle make the facility the largest in the U.S. with four reactors on one site. This is an exciting time to join the Southern Company team and share your talents with a growing and progressive organization!

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Obtain Design qualifications and support development and implementation of design changes for Vogtle 3&4 and designs interfacing with the operating units Vogtle 1&2

  • Obtain emergency response organization qualifications and serve on a duty team rotation

  • Develop and maintain technical knowledge regarding AP1000 electrical systems and equipment design - Support development, implementation, and maintenance of programs, processes, and procedures as they relate to electrical systems

  • Participate in industry groups (EPRI, IEEE, NEI, etc.) supporting electrical systems

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university

  • EIT/FE or Professional Engineer Registration is a plus

Job Requirements:

  • Though there will be opportunities for remote work, must be willing and able to work at the site and reside close enough to site to respond within 90 minutes

  • Commercial nuclear power plant experience in electrical design, modifications, and/or systems engineering is plus

  • Knowledge and understanding commercial nuclear power plant regulations, codes, and standards is a plus

  • 3 years engineering experience in electrical design is desired

  • 3 years nuclear power plant related engineering experience is desired

  • Previous design change experience is desired

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Common Design Process knowledge highly desired

  • Knowledge of AP1000 highly desired

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Proven organizational skills with ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously

  • Must convey a clear vision of the future and make principled, data-based practical decisions that take critical factors into account

  • Capable of working efficiently and effectively across organizations

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

  • Effectively present technical positions to all levels of management and to external organizations

  • Working knowledge of common computer tools, including Microsoft Office Word and Excel

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Accepts ownership of assigned programs, projects and tasks

  • Manages financial performance to control costs

  • Works through conflicts to create win-win situations

  • Holds self and others accountable for our core values (Safety First, Intentional Inclusion, Act with Integrity, and Superior Performance)

  • Holds self accountable for superior results; respects the dignity of every individual; assumes personal responsibility for individual and corporate success

  • Strong interpersonal and client relation skills

  • Values diversity and respects the dignity of every individual

  • Develops strong teamwork with peers throughout the nuclear industry

Other Requirements:

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

  • Must satisfactorily complete the 5-week Systems Engineering training program

  • The successful candidate must be willing to travel to other plants within the fleet for mentoring during qualification process

  • Flexible member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO)

  • Other duties as assigned

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: 5871

Job Category: Engineering

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Nuclear