Southern Company Engineer (Entry Level) - Plant Farley in Dothan, Alabama

Engineer (Entry Level) - Plant Farley

Description

It's an exciting time to be part of Southern Nuclear. 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! Southern Nuclear, 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.

We have opportunities located at Plant Farley, located near Dothan, AL for entry-level and experienced engineers:

Entry-level Engineer: Requisition SNC2004593* (new or very recent college graduate)

Experienced Engineer: Requisition SNC2004594*

*Please only apply to the opening that best reflects your engineering experience.

Nuclear Plant Engineers

Education : BS in Engineering

Summary of Job Duties: We have an opening for an entry level engineer that may be filled as a system engineer, a program engineer, a component engineer or a design engineer at Plant Farley (Nuclear Power Plant in Dothan, AL).

System engineers: ensure the reliability of assigned plant systems. They solve system and component problems, provide direct technical support for operation and maintenance, and plan long term performance improvements.

Program and component engineers: direct implementation of assigned programs and work processes. Typical assignments are fire protection, Equipment Qualification, in-service inspection, in-service testing, NRC Maintenance Rule compliance, MOV/AOV/Heat Exchanger/Check valve component programs, cable monitoring, instrument & controls, flow accelerated corrosion, and/or snubber testing.

Design engineers: duties include preparation / coordination of designs, calculations, drawings, cost estimates and schedules for plant modifications and retrofits. Work involves field walk downs for constructability and some construction coordination.

Reactor engineers: ensure the reliability of assigned plant systems. They perform fuel inspections and specifies fuel movement determinations, perform physics testing, support operations in control rod movements, conduct surveillance testing of reactor core, lead spent fuel audits, and perform reactor engineering calculations.

Engineers at Southern Nuclear may have opportunities to manage special projects. Also, engineers typically take key refueling outage assignments. Future developmental assignments in operations, maintenance, training, or quality assurance often prepare engineers for supervisory and management positions. Engineering assignments typically include on-call duty engineer and emergency plan response requirements.

Job Requirements:

Educational Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited school or PE license

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • An ability to solve problems and make sound engineering decisions, based on experience and appropriate industry practices, in order to make timely decisions which might impact plant safety and reliability.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Proven organizational skills with ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Capable of working efficiently and effectively across organizations.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office products, specifically WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Accepts ownership of assigned programs, projects and tasks.

  • Develops strategy for optimum use of resources.

  • Manages financial performance to control costs.

  • Works through conflicts to create win/win situations.

  • Holds self and others accountable for results.

  • Values diversity and respects the dignity of every individual.

  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual and company successes.

Please note: This position may require the successful completion of the SNC Initial Engineering Training as a condition of continued employment. The training is approximately 14 weeks long and is a rigorous period that may require studying after work hours.

With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company at http://www.southerncompany.com/ (NYSE: SO at http://investor.southerncompany.com/stockquote.cfm ) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

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: Engineering

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Primary Location: Alabama-South Alabama-Dothan

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Other Locations: Alabama-South Alabama-Columbia

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: SNC2004593