Southern Company Instrument Technician (I&C Technician) - Plant Vogtle Units 1 - 4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Instrument Technician (I&C Technician) - Plant Vogtle Units 1 - 4



(Instrument & Controls Technicians)

Plant Vogtle Units 1 - 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!

*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.*

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

Plant Vogtle I&C Technicians will be responsible for:

  • Performing routine maintenance on plant measurement, control and monitoring equipment (including Ovation OC 400)

  • Performing surveillance and calibration

  • Maintaining environmental monitoring equipment and systems to ensure compliance with all regulatory and safety guidelines

  • This position requires emergency response organization participation

Education Requirements:

  • 2 Year Associate Degree in Electronics, Electronic Technology, Instrumentation or equivalent military training

  • Curriculum should include: AC/DC Theory, Solid State Circuits

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of PC's and basic computer skills

  • Job knowledge in troubleshooting and calibration

  • Instrumentation knowledge in a plant environment preferred

  • Interpret logic diagrams, electronic and electric schematics

  • Research, interpret and follow procedures

  • Use electronic test equipment such as meters, etc.

  • Knowledge related to networking protocols, operations, troubleshooting, and administration preferred

Other Requirements

  • Must qualify on the EEI Technician Occupations Selection System [TECH] test.

  • The successful candidate must meet background screening and fitness for duty requirements.

  • The successful candidate must meet the physical requirements of the position.

  • Ensure personal safety standards are understood.

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

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 Level: Individual Contributor

Primary Location: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Other Locations: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

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

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Plant Vogtle - 7821 River Road (7821WAYNESBORO)

7821 River Road

Waynesboro, 30830

Req ID: SNC2004318