Procurement Engineer- Plant Vogtle 3&4 @ Southern

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Job Description:

Summary of Position Duties :

This position will be filled at a level commensurate with the successful candidate’s skills and experience level. The Procurement Engineer will be responsible for providing support to Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC) nuclear power plants in the following areas:

  • Determine and assign the technical and quality requirements associated with parts, materials and services used at nuclear power plants.
  • Determine the functional classification of components.
  • Research design documentation as necessary to make determinations.
  • Resolve supplier exceptions to parts requests and other material issues.
  • Perform Equivalency Determinations for replacement parts.
  • Update plant configuration based on completed evaluations.
  • Update Supply Chain documentation based on completed evaluations.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program is required (Mechanical, Nuclear, Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls or Industrial discipline highly preferred).
  • PE license is preferred but not required

Experience Requirements:

  • Design, Systems, Maintenance, or Industrial Engineering Experience at an industrial plant is beneficial.
  • Supply Chain/Procurement related engineering experience is beneficial
  • System Engineer, Operations and/or Maintenance experience is beneficial.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :


  • Ability to solve problems and make sound engineering judgments, based on experience and proper application of industry practices and regulations, in order to provide timely and appropriate resolutions to technical issues that might impact plant operation or safety.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with electronic database entry.


  • Strong technical background in engineering support of manufacturing or power plants.
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Basic knowledge of the critical design characteristics of components and parts.
  • Working knowledge of design basis configuration management.

Behavioral Attributes :

  • Makes principled, data-based decisions that take critical factors into account.
  • Has a questioning attitude and is focused on problem solving.
  • Works through conflicts to create win/win situations.
  • Works well as a contributing member of a team.
  • Holds self accountable for superior results.
  • Identifies and implements effective work processes.
  • Respects the dignity of every individual and their differing viewpoints.
  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual success.

Complies with and promotes “Our Values” in the workplace:

  • Safety First
  • Unquestionable Trust
  • Superior Performance
  • Total Commitment

Other Requirements :

  • Job requires after-hours, on-call duty.
  • Occasional travel required including travel to other nuclear plants and corporate office.
  • The successful candidate must meet SNC background screening and NRC “Fitness for Duty” requirements.
  • Availability for unscheduled call outs.
  • Ability to work extended hours when necessary.

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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