Southern Company Nuclear Technician - Plant Hatch in Baxley, Georgia

Nuclear Technician - Plant Hatch




The Nuclear Technician is an entry level position designed to prepare you for career advancement in nuclear power. While other career opportunities may be available to Nuclear Technicians based on certain qualifications such as education and testing, Southern Nuclear is specifically looking for candidates with maintenance –related experience, qualifications and education to fill these vacancies. As a Nuclear Technician at Plant Hatch, near Vidalia, GA you will provide a variety of site support work contributing to the safe and reliable operation and maintenance of the nuclear facility. Responsibilities may include decontamination activities; collection, sorting, segregating and packaging radiological waste; operating machinery and vehicles; minor maintenance activities (plumbing, relamping, painting, carpentry and material handling) and application of coatings, insecticides and pesticides. Other responsibilities may include emergency response participation and other interior or exterior manual labor or routine tasks, as assigned.

This position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement. The union determines seniority which is used to select shift, vacation and holidays.


Experience and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Two year technical degree and/or maintenance certifications are strongly preferred

  • Three years maintenance related experience in an industrial setting preferred

Other Requirements

  • Ability and desire to comprehend nuclear fundamentals and training for career development

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Must be respirator qualifiable

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills

  • Strong safety awareness and history of adherence to safety practices

  • Work environment may include working in adverse conditions such as inclement weather, hot and cold temperatures, and at elevations

  • Rotational schedules to include overtime, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays

  • Successful qualifications on MASS pre-employment assessment

Any applicant accepting this position will be required to meet background screening and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Fitness for Duty requirements.

Essential Job Functions

Applicants should meet the physical requirements of the position, including but not limited to: climbing, lifting, bending, stooping, physical labor, etc.

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.

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 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.

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Baxley

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Travel (Up to...): No

Union Covered: Yes

Work Location(s):

Plant Hatch - 11028 Hatch Parkway, North (11028BAXLEY)

11028 Hatch Parkway, North

Baxley, 31513

Req ID: SNC2004546