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Southern Company System Operator In Training - Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia
System Operator In Training - Vogtle 3&4
SYSTEMS OPERATOR IN TRAINING (SO-IT) – PLANT VOGTLE 3&4
Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, manages and operates six nuclear power electric generating plants that provide approximately 20 percent of the electricity used in Alabama and Georgia. Southern Nuclear is leading the nuclear renaissance by building the first new U.S. nuclear reactors in more than 25 years. When completed, the two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors currently under construction at Plant Vogtle will make the facility the largest in the U.S. with four reactors on one site. This is an exciting time to join the Southern Company team and share your talents with a growing and progressive organization!
We are currently seeking qualified individuals interested in becoming a Systems Operator in Training at Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant.3&4 and be part of a talented and progressive team that works well together. You must be committed to the success of your peers as well as your own.
In this position, the candidate will initially enter an approximate 12 month training program to become a Systems Operator. Once successfully trained the Systems Operator is responsible for operating various parts of the nuclear plant to ensure safe, efficient operation of facility.
Systems Operators in Training will attend the in-house training with no collateral duties.
Operators are responsible for the monitoring of equipment, performance of valve and system operation evolutions, and performance of unit evolution and cleanliness of equipment in assigned areas of the plant. They are expected to maintain satisfactory performance in system operator requalification program and progress towards qualification as plant operator. The candidate must consistently meet and demonstrate the expectations of Southern Company Values and Principles of Nuclear operation.
Required Behavior Attributes: Employees of Southern Company and Southern Nuclear exemplify Southern Company Values, which are actions and behaviors that are modeled in their everyday work-life. Candidates for employment are also expected to exhibit these attributes. What we seek are individuals who exhibit:
Unquestionable trust - honesty, respect, fairness and integrity. We expect individuals to keep their promises and exhibit ethical behavior as their standard.
Superior Performance - We are dedicated to superior performance throughout our business. Individuals should exhibit the ability to have a priority of safety first, teamwork, diversity and continuous improvement through strong leadership.
Total Commitment - We are all committed to the success of each other, customers, shareholders and to citizenship and stewardship in all our actions. We seek individuals who can share in this commitment.
This position has a starting wage of $38.92 per hour.
Education Requirements – (will meet at least 1 of the following 4 requirements)
Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology (NUCP) OR
BS Engineering or Engineering Technology degree or other related BS Degree (must graduate by Spring 2022) OR
Previous experience as a non-licensed operator at a commercial nuclear power plant OR 24 MONTHS Navy Nuclear experience as MM, EM, ET, Reactor Operator, EOW/PPWO, EWS/PPWS can be substituted for degree ) OR
Previous experience as Test Engineer for operations at a start-up commercial nuclear power plant
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge/experience in the operation of power plant equipment
Previous navy nuclear experience a plus
Skills in problem solving, decision making, oral/written communication, multiple-tasking are required.
Candidate must have ability to work independently as well as interdependently and be safety minded.
Candidates should be committed to personal development, self-motivated and a team player.
FUNDAMENTAL JOB DUTIES
Successful Completion SOIT Training
Participates in Classroom Training to Learn Responsibilities of Systems Operator
Participates in On-the-Job Training Activities in the Plant
Acquires Knowledge of Plant Systems and Equipment
Operates and Maintains Plant Systems/Equipment
Records Systems/Equipment Operating Data
Monitors/Evaluates Systems/Equipment Operation
Performs Surveillance Testing
Pursues Reactor Operator License
Performs Heavy Manual Inside/Outside Environment
Man Fire Brigade
Perform Emergency Response Duties
PHYSICAL / MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Physical requirements: Stand, walk, climb, heavy lifting, bend, stoop
Problem Solving Skills
Oral and written communication skills
Ability to Follow Critical Procedures
Fire Brigade Qualifiable
Ability to Work in Temperature Extremes
Ability to work in Varying Heights
Ability to work in Radiological Controlled Areas
Available to Work Callout and Overtime
Ability to work shift schedules
Nuclear Plant Access Authorization
POSS Test qualified
This position is covered under a collective bargaining unit and will be filled in accordance with the bargaining unit’s Memorandum of Understanding.
Southern Nuclear's top priority is the safety and health of the public, our employees and the environment. We are committed to the safe operation of our nuclear generating facilities with equipment and systems that meet strict Nuclear Regulatory Commission safety and design regulations. Each Southern Nuclear employee is committed to instilling Institute for Nuclear Power Operations' "Principles for a Strong Nuclear Safety Culture" in every aspect of their responsibilities.
With 4.4 million customers and more than 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Electric Light & Power magazine's Utility of the Year for 2012 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 http://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 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...): No
Union Covered: Yes
Plant Vogtle - 7821 River Road (7821WAYNESBORO)
7821 River Road
Req ID: SNC2006967