Southern Company Administrative Assistant - Plant Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Administrative Assistant - Plant Vogtle 3&4


Administrative Assistant - Plant Vogtle 3&4 (Maintenance & Training Departments)

This is an exciting time to join the Southern Company team and share your talents with a growing and progressive organization! 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. 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.

Management reserves the right to exclude job applicants who are currently employed by contractors and vendors supporting the construction of Vogtle units 3 and 4. Due to the scope and breadth of the Vogtle 3&4 construction project, candidates currently employed by Southern Company/Southern Nuclear construction vendors may not be considered at this time .

Please note that two positions are available - 1 position is open within our Maintenance Department and 1 position is open within our Training Department.

Summary of Position Duties:

Office support to assigned department:

  • Provide administrative support within the department as required

  • Answer phones

  • Sort, open and deliver department mail

  • Prepare presentations

  • Compose and type correspondence

  • Printing & packaging work orders (Maintenance)

  • Timekeeping (Maintenance)


  • Assign meeting rooms and classrooms

  • Maintain manager/supervisor calendars

  • Coordinate meeting logistics

  • Make travel arrangements as requested

  • Coordinate interviews


  • Collect, collate and publish departmental metrics

  • Collect data for updates to standard reports


  • Keep running log of departmental expenditures

  • Project end-of-year expenditures

  • Project future year budgets

  • Order and maintain department supplies

  • Prepare expense reports for applicants

Services outside assigned department:

  • Support outage needs as required

  • Support emergency response organization

Document management:

  • Prepare records for filing, scan records

  • Maintain/update training materials

  • Oversee approval routing


  • Assign learning items

  • Proctor computer based training


  • Maintain departmental records

  • In-process new employees

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED is required, higher level education preferred

  • Minimum 2 years administrative work experience required, 5 years preferred

  • Must successfully complete the clerical aptitude test, SASS

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • High level working knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Excel & Power Point), Adobe Acrobat (or other scanning software) and ability to learn industry specific software in assigned areas

  • Understanding of Quality Assurance Records and engineering documents is desirable

  • Working knowledge of Webtop Documentum is preferred

  • Experience handling multiple projects, high volume workload, working in a fast paced and team environment

  • Handling a high level of customer interface in person and over the telephone with a high degree of professionalism

  • Possess high level keyboarding skills proficiency

  • Possess effective written and oral communication skills

  • Possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with a high degree of efficiency

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Superior performance

  • Strong teamwork skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ethical behavior

  • Strong customer focus

  • Self-starter, innovative, responsive, resourceful, flexible

  • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement

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: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Travel (Up to...): No

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Plant Vogtle 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2004320