Southern Company Project Scheduling Analyst - Plant Hatch in Baxley, Georgia

Project Scheduling Analyst - Plant Hatch


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· The Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala.

· The Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga.

· The Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga.

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The Project Scheduling Analyst assists and coordinates the implementation of standard schedule reporting and practices for the collecting and reporting of all schedule data. Establishes total project schedule reporting to include commitments and project schedule data. The Project Scheduling Lead also utilizes experience and leadership skills to assist other less experienced staff in the completion of their assignments to support the overall project objectives.


The primary role of the Project Scheduling Lead will be to provide oversight for schedule management and control of capital projects that are selected for schedule tracking. This will be accomplished by working with personnel from the plant sites, project managers, cost estimators, cost analyst, and others.

Below are some of the duties to be performed by the individual filling this role:

  • Provide extensive oversight to ensure consistency within the Project Controls organization for all cost analyst functions.

  • Demonstrates ability to apply critical and/or complex knowledge to strategic project issues.

  • Ability to provide accurate schedules using P6 and Work Management systems; Knowledge of project scheduling, fleet project controls procedure, P6 and supporting Work Management systems.

  • Knowledge of Earned Value.

  • Work closely with the Estimating and Project Cost Analyst Leads in the development of project cost estimates and project cash flows.

  • Ensure that all projects are properly aligned and reflect the activities identified in the project schedule to support EVM.

  • Establish processes and guidelines, as well as provide oversight for the following activities:

  • Accurate use of P6 Scheduling Template

  • Monitoring all project scheduling commitments for correctness

  • Interfacing with Engineering, Design AE’s, Work Planning, Vendors, and Construction Contractors for scheduling creation and updates

  • Monthly scheduling and EVM reporting and analysis

  • Scope monitoring to ensure projects are properly scheduled and reported


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in a technical or business field is preferred

Background/Experience Requirements:

  • Experience in schedule management/control of EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) projects

  • Experience as a Scheduling Analyst w/ detailed knowledge of applying work breakdown structures and EVM

  • Experience with computer-based job scheduling using P6

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Knowledge/Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to facilitate and manage data inputs and changes across multiple organizations

  • Ability to motivate a group toward a shared goal

  • Ability to communicate ideas in both a technical and user-friendly language

  • Knowledge of Work Management System and supporting systems

  • Knowledge of cost, estimating and scheduling techniques, methods and procedures

  • Ad hoc report writing skills using MRS (Microsoft Reporting System) or other report writing tools is an asset

  • Knowledge of Primavera P6

  • Excellent analytical, mathematical and creative problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills

  • Personal ownership and initiative

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Must exhibit the Our Values behaviors – Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment

  • Safety First - We believe the safety of our employees and customers is paramount. We will perform and maintain every job, every day, safely.

  • Unquestionable Trust - Honesty, respect, fairness and integrity drive our behavior. We keep our promises, and ethical behavior is our standard.

  • Superior Performance - We are dedicated to superior performance throughout our business. We will continue our strong focus on innovative solutions, improving how we run our business and our commitment to environmental stewardship.

  • Total Commitment - We are committed to the success of our employees, our customers, our shareholders and our communities. We fully embrace, respect, and value our differences and diversity.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national 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 utilities in Fortune’s annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

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Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Baxley

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Plant Hatch - 11028 Hatch Parkway, North (11028BAXLEY)

11028 Hatch Parkway, North

Baxley, 31513

Req ID: SNC2005243