Emergency Preparedness Specialist - Vogtle 1-4

Waynesboro, GA



The EP Specialist may be responsible for the following EP functions:

  • Develops, maintains, and evaluates Radiological Emergency Plans (REP) in compliance with regulatory requirements. - Develops, maintains, and evaluates EP procedures.

  • EP site performance indicator subject matter expert. Maintains PI governance in compliance with regulations and current industry guidance. Coordinate station PI data and records.

  • Coordinate site mapping/geographic information system (GIS) to support field monitoring activities, and siren activities.

  • Provide for the functional readiness of the Emergency Response facility. Coordinate/conduct maintenance, testing, and inventories of the Facility procedures and equipment to ensure continuous operability.

  • Preparation/review/approval of 10CFR50.54(q) documents.

  • Drill and exercise preparation, coordination, evaluation, and scheduling. Lead and perform scenario development team activities and drill reports in conjunction with lead drill writer.

  • Maintaining the site ERO roster filled and qualified.

  • Lead or conduct self-assessments, audits, and inspections.

  • Maintain adequate documentation to support EP activities.

  • Maintain relationship with Local Emergency Management Agency’s supporting Alert and Notification Systems activities.

  • Ability to build effective working relationships with federal, state, and local personnel involved in Radiological Emergency Planning (REP) Support

  • Maintain the Emergency Preparedness auto call out system

Job Requirements:

  • Current or Previous Site Emergency Response Organization experience required

-Previous experience fire, law enforcement, medical, or EMA preferred.

  • Must be qualified or able to get 10CFR50.59 qualification

  • FEMA REP Courses preferred: AWR-317, AWR-318, AWR-327, AWR-351, AWR 352, AWR-923 and AWR-929

Educational Requirements:

  • BS degree (technical) OR Applicable professional certification (e.g. Licensed Operator, HP) or an Associate’s Degree with 2 years applicable experience strongly preferred

  • OR a High School diploma with 5 years’ experience in EP, Operations, Operations Training, Security, Radiation Protection, or Emergency Management Government Agency strongly preferred

Background/Experience Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be placed at a level that is commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to interface with managers and staff at all levels within the SNC organization

  • Ability to plan, organize and direct the testing of emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts

  • Knowledge of EP regulations, regulatory guidance documents and industry guidelines related to EP is desired

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Behavioral attributes:

  • Must exhibit the Southern Style behaviors: Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment - Unquestionable Trust: Honesty, respect, fairness, and integrity drive behaviors. Keeps promises and has ethical behavior as a standard - Superior Performance: Dedicated to superior performance and sets high expectations. Priorities are safety first, teamwork and diversity and continuous improvement through leadership - Total Commitment: Committed to success of employees, customers, and shareholders and to citizenship and stewardship.

Other Requirements:

  • Any applicant accepting this position will be required to meet the background screening and NRC Fitness for Duty requirements.

  • Must live within 90 minutes of the SNC Vogtle Nuclear Plant for emergency response availability.

REMOTE WORK STATEMENT - Southern Nuclear strives to balance the requirements of producing clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy for our customers with the desire to provide our employees with the ability to perform their work remotely when possible. - Currently all roles require our employees to have the ability to report to and work on-site for some portion of the typical work week. - We recognize that many of our employees’ desire to work remotely in some capacity and we have created hybrid work arrangements that vary depending on the nature of the location and the work performed - We will be transparent in the recruiting process and provide clear information regarding the onsite requirements as well as any hybrid/remote work arrangements that are associated with the role/s you are applying to. - Remote/hybrid work arrangements are subject to change where it is deemed necessary for work to be performed on site in order to meet our customers energy needs 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.

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: 5330

Job Category: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Nuclear