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Southern Company Nuclear Operations Plant Instructor (Plant Farley) in Dothan, Alabama

Nuclear Operations Plant Instructor (Plant Farley)


With demand for energy growing each year in the Southeast - one of the most economically vibrant regions in the nation - it's an exciting time to work for Southern Company.

Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, manages and operates three top performing nuclear plants. Southern Nuclear consistently achieves exemplary ratings for safety and power output and ranks among the premiere nuclear power management organizations in the US. We currently have the following opportunity:

Nuclear Operations Plant Instructor (Plant Farley)


The Nuclear Operations Plant Instructor will conduct classroom and simulator instruction, design, develop training and examination materials, and process and maintain training records for licensed and non-licensed operator training programs.


The successful candidate will:

• Design, develop and maintain training and evaluation materials used for operations training programs.

• Conduct training sessions in various settings to ensure plant staff is trained, retrained and qualified as required.

• Assist in determining training program effectiveness.

• Maintain plant training records and qualification programs for plant employees.

• Conduct training needs, job and task analyses.

• Conduct quality reviews, research and evaluation as requested by training supervision.

• Ensure training programs meet high performance standards and expectations.

• Assist line organizations through temporary assignments, support outages, root cause teams and performance assessment

• The successful candidate will be expected to obtain an SRO certification


Education Requirements:

• High School graduate or equivalent is required. Bachelor's degree in engineering or related science is desired.

• Previous NRC commercial senior reactor operator or reactor operator license (or certification) is desired

• Previous System Operator experience

• For candidates without prior commercial experience, prior U. S. Navy nuclear power experience with two or more years as a qualified Reactor Operator, Engineering Officer of the Watch, Engineering Watch Supervisor, or equivalent desired.

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

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Detailed knowledge of operating procedures and regulations in assigned area.

• Detailed knowledge of nuclear plant systems and processes.

• Working knowledge of plant simulation software.

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 (EOE) of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and strongly support diversity in the workplace.


Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-South Alabama-Dothan

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Other Locations: Alabama-South Alabama-Columbia

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Plant Farley - 7388 North State Hwy 95 (7388COLUMBIA)

7388 North State Hwy 95

Columbia, 36319

Req ID: SNC2005612

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