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ETEC Event: Mike Skaggs, Watts Bar Operations & Construction, TVA
June 6, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am EDT
Mike Skaggs, Site Vice President at TVA’s Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, is acting as the Interim Vice President at Browns Ferry until a replacement for the former VP is named. He provides general management and oversight of all operations and activities at the site.
Skaggs has more than 20 years’ experience in the nuclear and electric utility industry. He joined TVA in 1993 as Manager of Projects
at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant and was certified as a Senior Reactor Operator during his tenure there.
In 1997, Skaggs joined TVA’s Transmission and Power Supply organization, working on the design and construction of transmission, telecommunications, and substation projects. Returning to the TVA Nuclear Power Group, he served as Senior Staff Manager in Corporate before being named Maintenance and Modifications Manager at Browns Ferry in 2000. He served as Assistant Plant Manager and Plant Manager at Browns Ferry before being named Site Vice President in 2004.
Before joining TVA, Skaggs worked for Texas Utilities’ nuclear division and BCP Technical Services. A licensed professional engineer, he holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University.