Southern Nuclear is Southern Company's nuclear energy operating company. Southern Nuclear operates three facilities, Farley, Hatch and Vogtle, which provide about 20 percent of the electricity used in Alabama and Georgia.
Management of nuclear energy facilities is a complex and tightly regulated function that requires the attention of experienced technicians and proven methods. Because Southern Nuclear manages multiple facilities, it can leverage experience and expertise among its sites.
Construction jobs at Vogtle 3 and 4
- Many of the initial jobs will be filled by CB&I, the construction contractor and its sub-contractors.
- Construction jobs will peak at about 5,000 in the 2014 timeframe.
- Additional questions related to construction jobs should be referred to CB&I.
- Approximately 800 permanent employees will be needed to fully staff the new units once they go into commercial operation in 2017 and 2018.