Mechanical Engineer, Lead (Corporate)

Company Name:
Southern Company
Title: Mechanical Engineer, Lead (Corporate)
Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL
Job Number: SNC2002902
It's an exciting time to be part of our growing organization. If a new and significant challenge is what you have been longing for, and if you are energized, positive, committed, and desiring to make a difference, then we are looking for YOU to join our team!
Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC), headquartered in Birmingham, AL, operates Southern Company's six nuclear reactors at three locations in
georgia
and
alabama
: two reactors at Plant Vogtle, near Waynesboro, GA; two reactors at Plant Hatch, near Baxley, GA; and two reactors at Plant Farley, near Dothan, AL. In addition, construction activities are underway for two new reactors at our Plant Vogtle location.
We currently have an opportunity located at our corporate headquarters in Birmingham, AL for an Engineer, Lead. This position will function within our Fleet Design Engineering department.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company's corporate Fleet Design Engineering Department provides governance, oversight and support for design activities for the Southern Nuclear Fleet. We are seeking an individual capable of providing leadership and oversight to station counterparts for implementing fleet, engineering and design process and best practices in the design functional area. The mission of the Design Engineering Functional Area is to provide technical conscience and leadership by ensuring physical and configuration changes to design are of high quality, are budgeted, planned, scheduled and implemented in a cost effective manner. The position is located at the SNC Corporate Office in Inverness (Birmingham, AL) and will require up to approximately 25% travel.
This position will be responsible for providing oversight and direction to appropriate site counterparts for design execution, standardization, as well as driving standards, behaviors and accountability, developing and managing procedural guidance, ensuring outage success and providing subject matter expertise. This Fleet Design position is responsible for ensuring site counterparts are executing design in a manner commensurate with industry excellence. Additionally, this position will be called upon to provide coaching and mentoring to less experienced station personnel, while maintaining their primary function of governance and oversight.
Position may be required to support fleet Emergency Response Organization. This requires personnel to live within one hour of the SNC ERO facility for emergency response availability.
Mechanical Engineer, Lead (Corporate)
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education Requirements:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechnanical (or equivalent) field of Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university is required
Professional Engineer license is preferred.
A Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) license is desired.
Experience Requirements:
Previous Nuclear Power Plant design experience is desired.
Strong knowledge of applicable discipline design codes and requirements is desired.
Working knowledge of regulatory requirements regarding commercial nuclear power plant design is desired.
Strong knowledge of electrical analysis and/or controls is desired.
At least 5 years of experience in the above areas is desired.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities expected:
Ability to apply knowledge of the plant functions, operations, performance indicators, systems, safety rules and regulations, and business performance areas in day-to-day decision making situations.
Ability to provide effective leadership and work direction to others in an empowered workgroup setting.
Demonstrated aptitude for: setting and communicating strategic direction; providing leadership/ direction for a broad functional area; balancing tactical with strategic objectives.
Understanding of the other functional areas and interfaces between the various site/corporate organizations.
Excellent written and oral communications skills. Comfortable providing and presenting information to all levels of management.
Proven organizational skills with ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to make sound decisions under pressure in difficult situations.
Willing to challenge the status quo.
Foresight of problems.
Self-initiative
Ability to hold others accountable and reinforce standards and expectations.
Strategic thinking, leadership of self and/or teams, and initiative.
Ability to adapt to changing demands and priorities.
Ability to use good judgment to make sound engineering and business decisions.
Ability to build, influence and sustain relationships.
Ability to be a team player with emphasis on team contribution.
Self-starter capable of performing tasks with little supervision or oversight.
Ability to drive change.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft office products, specifically WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT
Prior use of Maximo/Primavera a plus
Behavioral Attributes:
Demonstrated Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment, known internally as "Southern Style".
Honesty, respect, fairness and integrity drive behaviors.
Keeps promises and has ethical behavior as a standard.
Dedicated to superior performance and sets high expectations.
Priorities are safety first, teamwork and diversity and continuous improvement through example.
Committed to success of employees, customers and shareholders.
Self-directed with strong initiative.
Results oriented and customer focused.
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' "Traits of a Healthy Nuclear Safety Culture" in every aspect of their responsibilities.
With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power,
mississippi
Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).
We offer a competitive compensation package. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job: Engineering
Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co
Work Location(s): Inverness Ofc Park Bldg 40 - 40 Inverness Center Parkway

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