Southern Company Corporate Facilities - Project Manager in Birmingham, Alabama

Corporate Facilities - Project Manager

Description

This position serves as Alabama Power’s on-site representative for major construction and renovation projects. This position is the primary liaison between the Company and all external contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and other external entities that are associated with a large-scale construction or renovation project. This position also provides coordination of all construction activities with internal departments including Power Delivery, Security and Technology. The job exists to ensure that construction agreements between Alabama Power Company and external contractors are applied as written or changed only with the appropriate approvals.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that assigned construction and renovation projects are completed safely and in accordance with all company guidelines, building codes, legal requirements, and contract agreements.

  • Coordinate project activities for multiple construction projects throughout the State of Alabama.

  • Manage project scope, budget and schedules for construction projects.

  • Advise and assist on constructing and maintaining company facilities to internal clients.

  • Provide prompt assistance and recommendations to internal clients on solutions to facility related problems.

  • Maintain knowledge of new commercial construction techniques by involvement in industry training and trade exhibitions.

  • Maintain honest, ethical, and supportive relationships with coworkers, clients, and other business associates

Candidates with the following preferred qualifications are encouraged to apply:

Education

  • A College degree in Building Science or Engineering is preferred.

Experience

  • Experience associated with commercial construction projects is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Skills required include managing multiple projects, prioritizing needs, maintaining positive communications with internal clients and external contractors, and organization.

  • Project management skills necessary to simultaneously manage multiple projects at different locations is a must.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and explain construction drawings to customers and end users is required.

  • Demonstrated customer focus and the ability to collaborate with customers and end users while managing project scope, schedule and budget.

  • Knowledge of commercial construction disciplines (HVAC systems, civil site design and engineering, roofing systems, paving designs, knowledge of concrete design and installation, engineering testing techniques, structural, fire systems, plumbing, electrical) is preferred.

  • Must be able to work independently with little onsite supervision.

  • Must have the ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion.

  • Significant statewide overnight travel is required.

  • Must have knowledge of OSHA regulations as they relate to the construction industry.

Other Requirements

  • This position could require you to work in a physically demanding environment (i.e. climbing on roofs, ability to work with all types of tools, etc.)

Alabama Power provides the valuable combination of competitive prices, reliable electricity supply and unparalleled service to 1.4 million homes, businesses and industries in the southern two-thirds of Alabama.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Construction

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

APC Corporate Headquarters - 600 North 18th Street (600BIRMINGHAM)

600 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

Req ID: APC2005540