Southern Company Nuclear Security Instructor - Plant Vogtle 1-4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Nuclear Security Instructor - Plant Vogtle 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 .


This position will report to Vogtle and be assigned to Units 1, 2, 3, and 4 as needed. This position is open to internal and external candidates.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing a defined range of activities related to the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of the Vogtle Security Training Program. These activities include conducting training for Initial, Continuing, and Specialty Security Training. Additionally, this position assists with development and instruction of various other Training/Special Projects as requested by the Site Security Training Lead Instructor and procures, coordinates, and schedules on-site and off-site Training. The position is responsible for ensuring the training program reinforces plant standards and expectations. Candidate filling this position must be able to satisfactorily complete Rifle and Pistol Instructor NRA Law Enforcement Certification. This position may be required to fill a temporary assignment in the plant during refueling outages.


Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

Background/Experience Requirements:

  • A total of three (3) years of commercial power plant experience of which a minimum of one (1) year is nuclear power plant experience in a security position is required

  • Commercial nuclear power training experience desirable

  • Knowledge of the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process desirable

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Detailed knowledge of plant procedures and regulations

  • Detailed knowledge of nuclear plant systems and processes

  • Working knowledge of computer software programs supporting assigned area: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and other applicable software.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Team-oriented, energetic, and self-motivated

  • Creative and innovative thinking skills

  • Experience developing and delivering training courses is beneficial

  • Knowledge of current trends in training technology/methodology is preferred

Other Requirements

  • Ensure personal safety standards are understood & enforced and that assigned workers perform their work safety.

  • Any applicant accepting this position will be required to meet the background screening and NRC Fitness for Duty requirements.

  • Any applicant accepting this position will be required to meet the physical requirements of the position, including, but not limited to standing, walking, talking, climbing, lifting, bending, stooping, sitting, feeling, seeing, speaking, keyboarding, grasping, balancing and hearing.

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

Other Locations: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

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

Work Location(s):

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

7825 River Road


Plant Vogtle - 7821 River Road (7821WAYNESBORO)

7821 River Road

Waynesboro, 30830

Req ID: SNC2004306