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Southern Company

Project Management Office Assistant Site Manager Administrative

Company: 
Southern Company
City: 
Birmingham
State: 
Alabama
Occupational fields: 
Construction
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Project Management Office Assistant Site Manager Administrative
SCS Technical Shared Services (TSS), Project Center of Excellence Department
This position will be located at The Energy Center in Birmingham, AL

WORK LOCATION & TRAVEL

  • This position will be based out of Birmingham, AL, however candidates living outside of the area may be considered with the expectation that they could successfully telework and would be willing to travel to the corporate buildings and project sites as needed to support business needs.
  • Travel will be approximately 25% consisting of up to two project sites per month, spending 2 to 3 days at the site as needed to perform site assessments.
  • Will require travel to project sites primarily within the traditional Southern Company footprint (Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi), but may include other locations in the continental US.
  • Some relocation assistance may be available if the successful candidate does not already live within a reasonable commute distance.


POSITION SUMMARY

This position will serve as a partner with TSS project teams in project execution through promotion of standardization and consistency, identifying and reducing risk, and fostering an environment of continuous improvement. This position will have the opportunity to work with project teams across the entire TSS footprint.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the TSS Project Peer Review process which includes leading a team of SMEs to perform 1 review per month geared towards knowledge sharing and best practices.
  • Perform in-person site assessments at each of the TSS project sites to help teams identify potential gaps in their implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the maintenance of PCOE procedures and guidelines, and aid in the development of new ones as needed.
  • Develop and administer training for policies and procedures, and contract administration.
  • Maintain and provide user support for the MOBI applications owned by Construction Services, which includes per diem authorization, bid list approval, and summary of award approval.
  • Assist project teams in identifying and resolving SOX issues, particularly related to invoice reconciliation, contract implementation and transparency.
  • Perform per diem verifications and annual per diem rate updates for TSS.
  • Coordinate annual imputed income reporting for TSS employees with assigned company vehicles.


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Job Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Building Science or Construction Management preferred
  • Five (5) years plant, project, and/or construction management experience required
  • Demonstrated skills of working with or supporting project work personnel
  • Experience managing construction office activities preferred (process and procedures)


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of construction standard practices, techniques, quality requirements, applicable codes and standards.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts and labor agreements.
  • Ability to accurately appraise technical situations and recommend resolutions to problems.


Behavioral Attributes:

  • Strong supervisory skills with excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to lead diverse groups toward a common goal.
  • Proven risk assessment skills and sound judgment/decision making skills are essential.
  • Consistent demonstration of Southern Company Values - Safety First, Act with Integrity, Intentional Inclusion, Superior Performance.


BENEFITS

  • Competitive Pay
  • Excellent benefits package which includes:
    • Medical and dental coverage
    • Defined Pension/Cash Balance Benefit Plan
    • Performance-sharing plan
    • 401(k) plan with a generous company match
    • Bonus opportunities
    • Tuition Reimbursement


***Please submit an updated resume with your application***

Together with our subsidiaries, we deliver clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy to our 9 million customers. Our focus is doing so with service excellence.

That means we are leaders who take action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. We create community value through energy, social, economic, and environmental progress.

We do this through electric operating companies in three states and natural gas distribution companies in four. Our family of companies draw on diverse energy sources to create the best mix for our service areas, including electricity, natural gas, solar power, carbon-free nuclear, and other sustainable sources.

We leverage our leading distributed energy infrastructure company and other innovative technology to better serve every customer. Our competitive, national generation company serves wholesale customers, and our family includes a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services.

We have positioned diversity and inclusion as critical to our success enabling us to put the needs and well-being of the people we serve at the center of all that we do.

Southern Company believes all employees should feel welcome, valued, respected and heard. Our goal is a workplace in which all employees contribute to their fullest and a workforce that reflects our customers and communities. We accomplish this by valuing and leveraging the full range of differences and similarities we bring to our teams, customers and communities.

Workplace Awards

  • 2023 100% Corporate Equality Index Score - Human Rights Campaign (7th consecutive year)
  • 2023 America's Best-In-State Employers – Forbes
    • Southern Company (No. 1 in Alabama, No. 5 in Georgia)
  • 2023 Best Employers for Women (No. 9) - Forbes
  • 2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces – Newsweek
  • 2023 Best Companies for Multicultural Women – Seramount
  • 2023 Top 50 Companies for Diversity - DiversityInc (8th consecutive year)
    • No. 1 Top Company for Black executives
    • No. 3 Top Company for Veterans
    • No. 5 Top Company for Supplier Diversity
    • No. 14 - Top Company for Executive Diversity Councils
  • 2022 Global 200 – Forbes
  • 2022 Best Employers for Women - Forbes
  • 2023 America’s Best Employers for Diversity - Forbes
  • 2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity - Newsweek
  • 2023 America’s Best Large Employers – Forbes
    • No. 15 overall, top utility
  • 2023 Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer (No. 2) - GI Jobs magazine
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