Southern Company Nuclear Operations Plant Instructor (Plant Hatch) in Baxley, Georgia

Nuclear Operations Plant Instructor (Plant Hatch)


Nuclear Operations Plant Instructor - Plant Hatch, Baxley, GA

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, construction of two new reactors is underway 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! We have an opportunity available for a Nuclear Operations Plant Instructor at Plant Hatch in Baxley, GA.

Nuclear Operations Plant Instructor


The Nuclear Plant Instructor position will be responsible for classroom instruction using various computer related media, developing training materials, and processing / maintaining training records for assigned area of responsibility.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing /reviewing training materials to be used in the training programs

  • Conducting training sessions to ensure plant staff is trained, retrained and qualified as required

  • Assist in determining training program effectiveness

  • Maintaining plant training records and qualification programs for plant employees

  • Conducting needs, job and task analysis

  • Conducting quality reviews, research and evaluation as requested by the training supervisor

  • Ensuring training programs reinforce standards and expectations

  • Assist in outages by fulfilling temporary assignment in the plant during outages


Education Requirements

  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • US NRC senior reactor operator license or reactor operator license desired

  • Previously licensed SRO or RO at a BWR plant or BWR certification desired

  • Prior Navy Nuclear Power experience desired for non commercial experience

Experience Requirements

  • A total of five (5) years of power plant experience of which one (1) year is nuclear power plant experience.

  • A maximum of two (2) years experience may be fulfilled by academic or related technical training on a one-for-one basis.

  • Previous instructor experience desired

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Detailed knowledge of plant procedures and regulations in assigned area

  • Detailed knowledge of plant systems and processes

  • Working knowledge of computer software programs supporting assigned area

Behavioral Attributes

  • Prioritizes work of self and others to ensure schedules are met

  • Incorporates vendors/contractors and other employees into decision-making when necessary, acting in a lead role to ensure quality decisions are made

  • Considers financial implications of decisions and actions to ensure cost are controlled

  • Communicates both in writing and orally

  • Holds self accountable for superior results

  • Respects the dignity of every individual

  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual and corporate success


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: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Baxley

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Other Locations: Georgia-Central Georgia-Baxley

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: SNC2005371

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