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Southern Company Project Manager in Atlanta/Traveling, Georgia


Are you energized by teamwork, traveling to new places, and working on large scale projects? PowerSecure invites candidates who enjoy lighting and electrical work to apply for the Lighting / Electrical Project Manager position based in the Atlanta, GA area. We are a fast paced, growing energy solutions company. We’re looking for energetic, customer-focused team members who have expertise to manage lighting/electrical projects on any scale.

As a part of the Energy Efficiency Services (EES) team, the Lighting / Electrical Project Manager is responsible for effectively overseeing and performing the construction of one large and/or multiple smaller scale projects. These duties will include managing material and labor to ensure timely and smooth-running project(s). In addition, this role will assist in training Project Supervisors, Project Foremen and Technicians and to set an example of excellence in work and attitude that will favorably affect all personnel on the project.

As a leader, we expect you to be customer service focused, “champion” safe work practices and procedures on the job site, have a positive “can do” team attitude, and demonstrate attention to detail with the ability to juggle multiple projects. Excellent communication (both verbal and written) skills, scheduling & planning skills, and budgetary control skills are all critical skills we need on our team!


  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 2 years of project management experience in construction, lighting, or related industries.

  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory/management experience of teams/crews

  • Experience managing a project budget and budget controls

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record

  • Willingness to travel extensively (80%) to project sites for extended periods of time

  • Ability to tolerate extended periods of standing, walking, and other physical activity in changing work conditions

  • PMP certification (preferred)

About Us

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers. PowerSecure provides energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy infrastructure and energy efficiency.

We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401(k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Personal Days and Sick Days

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure