Southern Company is America’s premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries. Southern Nuclear Operating Company, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, operates Southern Company’s six nuclear reactors units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala.; the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga., and the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga. Southern Nuclear is the licensee of two new nuclear units currently under construction at Plant Vogtle, which are among the first nuclear units being constructed in the United States in more than 30 years.
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 energy companies in Fortune’s annual World’s Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings.
The top priority for Southern Nuclear, a Southern Company, is the safety and health of the public, their employees and the environment. They are committed to the safe operation of their 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’ “Principles for a Strong Nuclear Safety Culture” in every aspect of their responsibilities.
This position is responsible for implementing the SNC Fleet Chemistry program at Plant Hatch and reports to the Site Chemistry Manager (SFAM). The Chemistry Superintendent is also responsible for providing direct oversight of the Chemistry Supervisors who supervise the Chemistry Technicians. The Chemistry Superintendent is responsible for aligning the Chemistry organization vertically through the SFAM and CFAM and horizontally (cross-functionally) between departments.
Reports To: Site Chemistry Manager
Location: Plant Hatch, Baxley, Georgia
The Chemistry Superintendent position requires extensive experience in nuclear plant chemistry, plant systems, and data management. The Chemistry Superintendent must have strong supervisory skills, supervisory experience, and must demonstrate a clear understanding of and the ability to apply skills in each of the above areas, and more importantly to directly supervise individuals performing these tasks. The Chemistry Superintendent must have general knowledge of the governance and oversight mechanisms required to successfully operate Chemistry programs at nuclear power plants. Hands-on experience at an operating nuclear plant or plant under construction managing a Chemistry program is very important and outstanding oral and written communication skills are required. The Chemistry Superintendent must be able to interact at all levels of the organization, including strong working knowledge of covered position requirements and management of shift work.
This position will be assigned to a position within the Emergency Response Organization (ERO). Selected candidate must live within one hour of the SNC Emergency Operations Facility for emergency response availability
The Chemistry Superintendent develops strategy that conveys a clear vision of the future, makes principle-centered practical decisions with consideration of all factors, develops employees to their full potential, and manages business and financial performance in accordance with the Business Plan to contain costs and grow revenue for the long-term success of the company. The Chemistry Superintendent understands the SNC strategic goals and objectives, the GOSP Model and his or her role as a leader. The Chemistry Superintendent works to ensure departmental goals directly support this. The Chemistry Superintendent must embrace Our Values and live the aspects of Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment every day. The incumbent holds self and others accountable for superior results and for living Our Values to build a strong team that achieves success through leveraging diversity.
The successful candidate will be offered an attractive salary, excellent benefits, and relocation assistance.
Beth brings 13 years of experience in Executive Recruiting consulting, partnering with clients to identify and deliver top-tier talent. Prior to that, Beth had sixteen years of corporate experience with Dow Chemical Company and United Technologies Corporation serving in various leadership positions.