Southern Nuclear Careers

Southern Nuclear Careers


If you are looking for an engaging career in a vital part of the 21st century, look no further than nuclear energy. Southern Nuclear is emerging as a premier employer in the southeast, offering challenging positions, great benefits and an opportunity for growth. Check out what our people are saying about joining Southern Nuclear.


Undergraduate, Professional and Hourly Opportunities

The nuclear industry offers many opportunities for leadership and day-to-day operation of nuclear plants. We are actively recruiting successful students at major universities throughout the southeast. We are currently looking for candidates graduating with a BS degree in either electrical, mechanical, or chemical engineering (other engineering disciplines are also considered), with strong leadership skills and a commitment to honest business practices and ethical values.

Summer Student and Cooperative Education Programs

Southern Nuclear's Summer Student and Cooperative Education Programs offer students the opportunity to work on engineering related projects that enhance classroom experiences. We invite students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership to apply.

Temporary positions are available in Alabama and Georgia at Plants Farley, Hatch, Vogtle, and our Corporate Office in Birmingham for students majoring in Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical engineering. Consideration will also be given to other engineering disciplines. In addition to engineering opportunities, a few positions are available in Financial Services and Information Resources.

In order to apply for a co-op position, you should work directly through your school's co-op office. All co-op candidates must be enrolled in a school co-op program and be referred accordingly. See your co-op advisor for interview dates and times Southern Company will be on your campus.

To view our summer student positions, please see Employment Opportunities. These pages will be updated to include job postings and application instructions during the first quarter of each year.

Pay & Benefits

SNC offers a competitive base salary program plus an incentive pay package offering top-quartile pay for top-quartile performance and contribution to business goals. We also provide a high quality benefit plan with many options. New employees have health and life insurance coverage from the first day of employment and have 60 days to select their total benefits package.


If you want to make an impact, then we want YOU!

Want to use your skills to make a difference in your community every single day? Then join the Southern Nuclear team that’s improving the lives of our neighbors in Alabama and Georgia. We operate six units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power that generate vital energy for our communities:

•   The Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, AL.

•   The Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, GA.

•   The Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, GA.

Thanks to our people, we’ve earned our place as an energy leader. Take a look at this opportunity to see how people like you make a positive impact in the community.