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Waynesboro, GA
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Estimated Duration of Work
1 year

Site CAPCO – Cause Analyst – Vogtle 3&4 – Waynesboro, GA

Job Summary

The successful candidate will be assigned as Site CAPCO for Vogtle Units 3 and 4. The successful candidate has proficiency with corrective action programs and causal analysis, is self-directed, facilitates teamwork while playing an important role in the success of the Plant Vogtle Performance Improvement and Corrective Action programs. This role may include:


  • Leading station Corrective Action Program as Site CAPCO
  • Monitoring and Mentoring Department level CAPCOs to ensure station CAP standards for excellence are achieved.
  • Developing Station Management Review Committee (MRC) packages and facilitating meetings and interfacing with site leadership to drive excellence in CAP performance.
  • Facilitating daily CAP screening meetings to ensure Condition Reports are properly prioritized and responded to.
  • Participating in fleet and industry initiatives to align SNC’s Corrective Action Program with industry best practices.
  • Partnering with management to identify, analyze and improve station performance.
  • Promoting excellence in Performance Improvement throughout the station.
  • Performing causal analysis as assigned.
  • Performing database audit functions to ensure quality of corrective action program database.


Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be assigned the following responsibilities based on their experience, expertise, and the needs of the department. Key responsibilities may include:


  • Lead and/or facilitate daily screening meetings of Condition Reports, Management Review Committee meetings, and daily CAP reviews
  • Champion implementation and improvement of the Site Corrective Action Program, including implementing standards of excellence throughout all Site departments
  • Working closely with other Performance Improvement Department teammates and Site Management, analyze Site performance and then create and implement standards of excellence and action plans that result in improved Site performance


Job Experience Requirement

  • 3 years of technical, related experience at an operating nuclear power plant or DOE nuclear facility is required.
  • Previous experience working within a Performance Improvement Department in an operating nuclear power plant is strongly preferred·
  • Previous experience working as a Site or Department CAPCO in an operating nuclear power plant is strongly preferred.
  • Certification/Qualification in industry standard root cause analysis techniques including MORT, Failure Analyses, Barrier Analysis, Analytical Troubleshooting, or other methods is preferred.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Math or related field is strongly preferred. A Reactor Operator (RO) or Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) license or certification or previous Pl experience is also preferred.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of the Performance Improvement programs and initiatives
  • Working knowledge of 1OCFRSO AppB and NQA-1
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Teamwork and relationship building skills are a must
  • MS Office suite proficiency (Word, Excel spreadsheets and graphs, Power Point and Access database creation & queries)
  • Proficiency using MAXIMO software and/or other single point entry CAP software platforms
  • Strong leadership ability to provide professional feedback; effectively and efficiently facilitate meetings and present subject matter in accordance with nuclear programs and procedures
  • Strong analytical skills – able to systematically analyze a problem, identify the underlying causes and develop alternative solutions
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and be productive in an environment where the work is broadly defined with considerable freedom to act; very little supervision.


Behavioral Attributes

  • Exhibits nuclear professionalism and Southern Company’s Style (Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance & Total Commitment)
  • Attention to detail and demonstrates a questioning attitude


Physical Requirements: Prolonged walking, some climbing, minor lifting

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Primary Contact

Jenny Lister