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Nuclear Job Opportunities

Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4

Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 are the first new nuclear plants to be built in the United States in 30 years. As a result of this project, Plant Vogtle will experience continuous construction activity over the next few years, creating employment opportunities for qualified workers. At the peak of construction, more than 5,000 workers will be needed on site to build the units and all of the accompanying facilities. Georgia Power will hire more than 800 permanent employees to operate and maintain the new units.

How can I get a job at Plant Vogtle?

Stringent requirements are in place for any prospective employee. To work at Plant Vogtle, applicants must:

  • Have appropriate levels of education, experience and training.
  • Have applicable skills and work behaviors.
  • Remain drug-free and be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation.
  • Be a legal U.S. worker.
  • Be able to pass entry tests.

What kinds of jobs are available?

The many different types of jobs at Plant Vogtle include, but are not limited to:

  • Nuclear Technician (entry level)
  • Instrument and Controls Technician
  • Administrative (entry level)
  • Project Management
  • Engineering

Do you offer post-military careers for veterans?

Southern Company has a demonstrated record of hiring veterans, guardsmen and reservists.

  • 47% of the new hires at Vogtle 3 & 4 are veterans.
  • 15% of new hires are veterans across all of Southern Company.
  • Currently, about 11% of our 26,000 employees are veterans or reservists.

These employees bring great skills to Southern Company and the utility industry. Southern Company believes veterans' proven commitment to pride, duty, honor and discipline add significant value to our company's overall success.

How do I apply?

The CB&I is the general contractor for most of the construction work and related support functions for the new Vogtle units.

Employment Contact Information

Georgia Power

To apply for Georgia Power and/or Southern Company jobs, visit the Southern Company careers website.

Construction Jobs

CB&I is the lead construction contractor for Vogtle Units 3 and 4:

  • To apply for CB&I engineering, project management and administrative positions apply online.
  • To apply for "construction craft" positions such as carpenters, pipe fitters, electricians and laborers please see the union list provided below.
  • Some job postings for Vogtle 3 and 4 work are also available through the Georgia Department of Labor. (The GA Dept of Labor's Augusta Career Center is located on 601 Greene St, Augusta, GA. The Burke County Career Center is located at Augusta Technical College in Waynesboro.)

Maintenance Jobs

Williams Industrial Services — Primary maintenance contractor for Vogtle Units 3 & 4:

  • To seek employment, please visit http://www.globalpowerws.com/search-jobs/.
  • Contact: Phone 770-413-4886 — Email: recruiting@globalpower.com

All other applicants should contact one of the labor unions providing construction service:

Boilermakers — Local 26
(912) 964-2586  bmlocal26@yahoo.com

Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers — Local 33
(706)798-4353  baclocal33@bellsouth.net

Carpenters & Millwrights — Local 283
(706)722-4445 lu283@bellsouth.net

Electricians — Local 1579
(706)722-6357 kenward@ibew1579.org

Elevator Construction — Local 32
(404)378-6208 iuec32@aol.com

Insulators & Asbestos Workers — Local 96
(912)748-6288  awl96@insulators.org

Iron Workers, Structural — Local 709
(912)748-5118 vdjenedfield@yahoo.com

Iron Workers, Reinforcing — Local 846

Laborers — Laborers 515
(706)736-1476 mosesdunn@local515.org

Operating Engineers — Local 474
(912)330-9928 dab474@yahoo.com

Painters & Allied Trades — Local 1756
(706)339-6441 efsturcken@gmail.com

Pipefitters — Local 150
(706)724-8846 dj1502@bellsouth.net

Plasterers & Cement Masons — Local 148
(404)696-9500 opcmlocal148@bellsouth.net

Roofers — Local 136
(404)373-7081  rooferslocal136@bellsouth.net

Sheet Metal Workers — Local 85
(404)758-2689  rwhatley@smwia85.org

Sprinkler Fitters — Local 669
(706)654-3052, (803)643-7331 dweesgeorge@aol.com

Teamsters — Local 528
(404)627-7351  dtoney@local528.com

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