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Senior Reactor Operator : Job Profile

Employer: Southern Company
Job Title: Senior Reactor Operator
Job Description:

We will be hiring for Senior Reactor Operators (titled Shift Support Supervisors at SNC) over the next 18-24 months at each plant site. Our in-depth screening and background process requires sufficient time for applicants to express interest and engage in our selection efforts in advance of the actual hire dates.

Selected candidates for the Shift Support Supervisor will perform Operations staff functions for plant familiarization to prepare for an upcoming NRC Hot License Class. Candidates must successfully complete plant-provided systems and fundamentals training on reactor operation, heat transfer, fluid flow, and thermodynamics, as well as pass initial screening and annual medical requirements for acquiring and maintaining industrial fire brigade duties.

Upon the successful completion of Hot License Class and attaining an NRC Operating License, the SRO candidate will become a Shift Support Supervisor, directing operating shift personnel in the performance of plant duties. This will include standing watch on rotating 12-hour shifts, and coordinating and directing the operation of the nuclear power plant's systems. Shift work, continuous training with periodic examinations, respirator qualification, and maintaining qualification as a member of the plant Fire Brigade are all requirements of this position.

Candidates will be required to meet at least one of the following requirements:
1 or more years as an active reactor operator at a BWR/PWR facility; OR
1.5 or more years as an active reactor operator at a non-comparable commercial power reactor; OR
2 or more years in a military equivalent position. Equivalent positions include:
Engineering Officers of the Watch
Preferred candidates will have six or more years experience in nuclear plant operations (e.g., Nuclear Navy or commercial power plant), including holding a previous NRC RO or SRO license or military equivalent
Demonstrated leadership, preferably at the supervisor level or above, along with excellent oral and written skills.
Solid analytical thinking and strong mechanical aptitude a must.
High school diploma or equivalent is required
Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related field preferred
Should possess a high degree of manual dexterity and mature judgment
Other Requirements
The selected candidate will be required to obtain U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Unescorted Access and will participate in the company's Fitness-for-Duty Program.
Candidates may also be required to maintain qualifications and on-call responsibilities in support of the plant Emergency Response Organization.
In order to obtain unescorted access, the selected candidate will be required to complete a Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ).
Information from this form will be used to conduct an extensive background investigation as required by Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
It is unlikely you will be granted access if (1) you have had a positive drug or alcohol test within the past five years, (2) you have used or possessed drugs in the past five years, (3) you have a felony conviction in the past five years, (4) you have recent misdemeanor convictions, (5) you falsify or omit information or fail to fully cooperate during the investigation process. This list is not inclusive.
Company Description:

Work for the nations leader in nuclear energy and an innovator in advanced nuclear technologies. Southern Company operates six units in Al. and Ga. For more than 40 years, Southern Nuclear has operated its nuclear facilities at the highest levels of reliability.

Southern Company is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through our subsidiaries. We provide clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services