Reactor Engineer - Plant Vogtle 1&2
Company: Southern Company
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Reactor Engineer - Plant Vogtle Units 1&2
Southern Nuclear Operating Company's Plant Vogtle Engineering
organization is seeking a high performing Reactor Engineer. This
position will be located at Southern Nuclear's Plant Vogtle in
This position is assigned to the Site Engineering Department and
reports to the Vogtle 1&2 Reactor Engineering Supervisor. The
Reactor Engineer will be responsible for performing various
activities necessary to support operation of the power station.
This position will require engagement in the following: reactor
core monitoring, power maneuvers, special nuclear material (SNM)
accountability and monitoring, fuel movement and inspection,
Technical Specification surveillances, and computer hardware and
software support for core analysis and monitoring. Conduct of these
activities will ensure safe, reliable, and efficient plant
operations for Vogtle Units 1&2.
Reactor Engineering supports plant operations 24 hours a day, 7
days a week. Reactor Engineers can expect to be on call one week
out of every four in support of plant operations.
Periodic shift work will be occasionally required in support of
Serve in the Emergency Response Organization as a Reactor Engineer
in Technical Support Center.
Must be able to complete Reactor Engineer qualification.
Develop and implement Reactor Engineering procedures and processes
necessary to support operation.
Monitor the operation of the reactor core, which includes
performing Technical Specification surveillances and testing.
Develop reactivity plans in support of plant operations.
Operate and maintain core monitoring software.
Implement Special Nuclear Material control program.
Ensure storage of nuclear fuel meets regulatory requirements.
Perform inspections of nuclear fuel.
Support the Reactivity Management program.
Candidates are required to hold a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree
in Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.
A Nuclear Engineering degree is strongly preferred.
An advanced degree and/or PE license is a plus.
Previous experience as a reactor engineer at an operating facility
Previous nuclear power plant experience is desired.
Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
A high level of written and verbal communication skills, as well as
interpersonal skills, are required to relate precise technical
recommendations, issues, etc. with the corporate office, at the
nuclear plant sites, with regulatory agencies, with the nuclear
fuel vendor, with other utility personnel, and with various
Effective engagement and efficient support of plant departments in
troubleshooting and problem resolution activities.
Knowledge of nuclear and thermal-hydraulic engineering analyses to
perform nuclear engineering calculations.
Knowledge of nuclear fuel-related UFSAR and Technical
Specifications as well as site procedures to perform fuel-related
Knowledge of industry experience in the operation of nuclear fuel
including issues and trends with new fuel designs, core designs,
fuel cycle designs, and operating strategies.
Ability to hold self and others accountable to established policies
Proven organizational skills with ability to balance multiple tasks
Working knowledge of common computer tools, including MS Word and
Role model for Our Values: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust,
Superior Performance, and Total Commitment.
Must model safe work behaviors and be able to hold self and others
accountable for safe work behaviors.
Honesty, respect, fairness, and integrity drive behaviors.
Keeps promises and has ethical behavior as a standard.
Dedicated to superior performance and sets high expectations.
Committed to success of employees, customers, and shareholders.
Self-directed with strong initiative.
Results oriented and customer focused.
The successful candidate must be willing to travel to other plants
within the fleet for mentoring during the qualification process if
REMOTE WORK STATEMENT
Southern Nuclear strives to balance the requirements of producing
clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy for our customers with
the desire to provide our employees with the ability to perform
their work remotely when possible.
Currently all roles require our employees to have the ability to
report to and work on-site for some portion of the typical work
We recognize that many of our employees' desire to work remotely in
some capacity and we have created hybrid work arrangements that
vary depending on the nature of the location and the work
We will be transparent in the recruiting process and provide clear
information regarding the onsite requirements as well as any
hybrid/remote work arrangements that are associated with the role/s
you are applying to.
Remote/hybrid work arrangements are subject to change where it is
deemed necessary for work to be performed on site in order to meet
our customers energy needs
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.
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