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Southern Company Electrical Design Supervisor- Plant Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Electrical Design Supervisor- Plant Vogtle 3&4


Electrical Design Supervisor- Plant Vogtle 3&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!

Job Summary

This supervisor will lead the Electrical group within the Site Design Department. This position is responsible for initiating, supporting and directing Site Design activities associated with standardization and promoting best practices in the area of their expertise.

This supervisor within Site Design will lead a group of approximately 9 individuals responsible for activities which may include:

  • Providing conceptual designs, minor designs, and design modifications, as well as supporting conceptual design studies and designs contracted to outside engineering firms.

  • Ensuring technical adequacy of products.

  • Interfacing with Stress, Seismic, Fire Protection, and Environmental Qualification groups in Engineering Programs for assigned design changes.

  • Developing cost estimates for assigned design modifications in conjunction with cost estimators.

  • Working with the A/E and the respective site's Plant Health Committee to prioritize and schedule design modifications.

  • Developing specifications and interfacing with vendors for major equipment required to support design modifications, or supporting this work contracted to outside firms.

  • Facilitating design review meetings for assigned design modifications.

  • Updating or developing design calculations and other documents to reflect changes for assigned designs.

  • Initiating Field Change Requests for needed changes to design packages discovered during implementation.

  • Interface with Training, Site Projects, Engineering Support, Maintenance and Operations during development of design changes.

  • Overnight travel up to 25% of the time to conferences, INPO, Southern Nuclear Headquarters, or other sites as required.

  • Stand in for Site Design Manager when needed.

Job Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering or PE license is required

Background/Experience Requirements:

  • A total of 8 years of responsible experience in power plant design or operation, of which a minimum of 1 year involves nuclear power plant design or operation is required

  • A maximum of 4 of the 8 required years may be fulfilled by related technical or academic training.

  • 5 years nuclear power related experience preferred

  • Design experience preferred

Leadership Requirements:

  • Develops strategy and conveys a clear vision of the future; makes principled, data-based practical decisions that take critical factors into account; manages financial performance to contain cost and grow revenue for the long term success of the company; shapes employees and stakeholders opinions, works through conflicts to create win/win situations; and supports people to develop to their full potential.

  • Holds self and others accountable for superior results and living the Southern Style; builds a strong team that achieves results; respects the dignity of every individual and different views; assumes personal responsibility for individual and corporate success; practices performance management

Technical Requirements:

  • Solid foundation in analytical methods and problem solving

  • Solid foundation in PWR systems, structures and components

  • Solid foundation in nuclear plant design bases

  • Solid foundation in design processes and configuration control processes

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. #LI

Job Field: Engineering

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

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

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2005712