Southern Company Nuclear Technical Specialist (Maintenance Training Coordinator) - Plant Farley in Columbia, Alabama

Nuclear Technical Specialist (Maintenance Training Coordinator) - Plant Farley


Nuclear Specialist (Maintenance Training Coordinator) - Plant Farley

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!


This position coordinates, schedules, tracks training for the Maintenance population to ensure efficient and timely completion of training required by maintenance personnel to meet initial and continuing training requirements.

The individual will:

  • Assign, develop, track, communicate and verify Plateau qualifications

  • Maintain Departmental Performance Indicators

  • Report monthly Plateau learning needs to supervision

  • Actively promote timely completion of qualifications

  • Promptly report delinquent qualifications to appropriate supervision/management

  • Develop annual training plans for maintenance personnel

  • Track Apprentice and Assistants JPM / OJE status

  • Track Maintenance Engineer Work Group Training

  • Assist with the Quarterly Training Performance Indicators

  • Assist with Supplemental in Processing (as needed)

  • Outage Assignment

  • Track and maintain Departmental AP-31 certifications

  • Attend training committee meetings (as needed) to report training and qualification status and issues to management

  • Verify qualifications of shared and supplemental personnel for outage and non-outage activities

  • Complete and generate Action Items and Condition Reports as needed

  • Perform Backup CAPCO duties

  • Coordinate Shift/Vacation selections for the Maintenance Shop

The successful candidate must be adept at Plateau Administration. Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Excel, Sync Power, and computer tools required. The individual must be able to quickly learn new programs. Individual should qualify as a Nantel and Plateau Proctor. This position requires good communication skills with the customers, primarily maintenance workers, management and engineers.

Job Requirements

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required

Experience Requirements

  • Three (3) years Industrial work related experience with at least 1 year nuclear is preferred.

  • Training coordinator and/or corrective action program experience strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Well organized and capable of handling multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Capable of maintaining and creating tracking databases.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Must exhibit Our Values - Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment

  • Must be a change agent

  • Must be inclined toward improving processes and performance

  • Must demonstrate interest in the business challenge

  • Must be a Team player

Other Requirements

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

  • Any applicant accepting this position will be required to meet the physical requirements of the position.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a super-regional energy company with 4.3 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Southeast. It is one of the largest producers of electricity in the U.S. Southern Company is the parent firm of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Power, Southern Nuclear, SouthernLINC Wireless, and Southern Telecom. Southern Company brands are synonymous with excellent customer service, high reliability, and prices that are 15 percent below the national average.

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: Alabama-South Alabama-Columbia

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Plant Farley - 7388 North State Hwy 95 (7388COLUMBIA)

7388 North State Hwy 95

Columbia, 36319

Req ID: SNC2004601