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Southern Company Maintenance Supervisor (Mechanical) Plant Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Maintenance Supervisor (Mechanical) Plant Vogtle 3&4


Maintenance Supervisor (Mechanical)- Plant Vogtle 3&4

Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC), 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, planning and excavation activities are underway for the future construction of two new reactors at our Plant Vogtle location. It's an exciting time to be part of our growing organization. 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!


The Mechanical Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of employees responsible for mechanical maintenance related activities at the site including safety, compliance, reliability, efficiency and workforce excellence. This individual will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance in support/communication of Southern Nuclear goals and strategic initiatives. This position ensures that Nuclear Safety is the overriding priority and instills this priority in the maintenance workers.


  • Own the Corrective Action Program.

  • Work schedule may include either 12 hour rotating shift or 12 hour rotating shift relief.

  • Observe maintenance workers and provide intervention and coaching to reinforce management expectations and positive behaviors.

  • Provide employees with regular feedback on performance, including coaching and intervention to reinforce expectations and develop acceptable behaviors.

  • Insure activities are performed in accordance with approved written documents such as approved plant procedures and work order instructions.

  • Demonstrate ownership of business and management goals and lead team to align their efforts with those goals.

  • Participate actively in the Work Management Process to insure work is executed safely, efficiently and effectively.

  • Encourage employees to develop a high level of craftsmanship with an emphasis on nuclear safety, personnel safety and equipment reliability.

  • Support initiatives such as Maintenance Ownership and Subject Matter Expert activities.

  • Participate as required in benchmarking and assessment activities.

  • Provide on-the-job training and evaluation opportunities for employees.

  • Maintain a high level of productivity within the work force.

  • Participate in the training process, own the training process and observe the training process as required.

  • Own the Corrective and Elective Maintenance Backlog.

  • The successful candidate must be committed to "Constant Improvement" for themselves, the employees and the facility.


Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

  • 2 year Technical or 4-year college degree is preferred

Background/Experience Requirements:

  • Four years’ experience in the craft or discipline supervised is preferred, i.e., mechanical maintenance.

  • One-year nuclear power plant experience required.

  • Previous work order planning experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be well organized and capable of handling multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • Must have strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Must have strong problem-solving skills.

  • Must be able to work in any environment demanded of the work force, including temperature extremes and elevations.

  • Must understand the IBEW contract and a working knowledge of plant maintenance and shop practices, with aptitude in all disciplines.

  • Must have a working knowledge of OSHA and NRC requirements and be familiar with plant design and function.

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.

  • Must be willing to consider future opportunities as a Maintenance Supervisor or a Training Maintenance Department Instructor.

  • Must be a change agent, self-motivated and proactive.

  • Must be inclined toward improving processes and performance.

  • Must demonstrate interest in the business challenge.

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. #LI

Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

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 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2005721

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