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Southern Company Site Project Lead - Plant Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Site Project Lead - Plant Vogtle 3&4


Description - Internal

SITE PROJECT LEAD - Plant Vogtle 3&4

This position is assigned to the Site Projects Section and reports to the Manager of Site Projects. This position provides oversight, support and performance in the area of projects. Duties required of the Site Project Lead include:

Summary of Duties:

This position is assigned to the Site Projects Department and reports to the Site Projects Manager. This position provides oversight, support and leadership for the implementation of projects or design changes at the site.

Duties required of the Project Lead include:

  • Assist in developing and accountable for meeting implementation scope, schedule, and budget while maintaining scope control

  • Provide constructability and estimating input, assumptions, and risks associated with each alternative considered

  • Support field walkdowns to evaluate proposed layouts for constructability and interferences

  • Manage installation/implementation at the site to ensure compliance with the design intent, applicable codes and other regulatory considerations and coordinate resolution of technical issues that arise

  • Ensure safe and error free performance during project implementation

  • Ensure safety process documentation (safety plans and risk register) is established for the project

  • Ensure affected plant groups’ (operations, maintenance, engineering, etc.) needs are considered in the project scope and ensure stakeholder responsibilities are developed

  • Perform operational risk assessment/mitigation for the project

  • Obtain and manage resources required for testing/startup support

  • Ensure stakeholders are trained prior to project turnover for operation

  • Provide completion/closeout punch list input

  • Participate in design and planning phases to ensure implementation readiness

  • Effectively communicate with management, stakeholders, affected personnel and project team

  • Optimize project equipment and spare parts procurement

  • Possess leadership skills to manage, prioritize and resolve any conflicts

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with plant and corporate personnel

Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required

  • A related Technical degree or Bachelor’s of Science degree in an Engineering discipline from an accredited college or university is a plus


  • Previous maintenance electrical, mechanical or I&C technical or supervisor experience desired

  • Previous site project lead, construction manager or project manager experience desired

  • 3 or more years of demonstrated leadership experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated project management skills are preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills are required

  • Cost/benefit analysis experience is desired

  • Knowledge and ability to write and execute contracts is desired

  • Previous nuclear and/or power plant experience is desired

  • Experience managing capital projects is desired

  • Experience in project estimating is desired

  • Experience with Maximo preferred

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Demonstrates high standards, sets clear expectations with the ability to coach employees/contractors to achieve higher levels of performance

  • Holds themselves and others accountable for personnel safety, superior performance, total commitment, and unquestionable trust

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

  • Manages financial performance to contain cost

  • Builds a strong team that achieves results

  • Respects the dignity of every individual and different viewpoints

  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual and project/group success

Other Requirements:

  • Flexible member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO)

  • Other duties as assigned

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: SNC2007086