Southern Company Construction Coordinator - Power Services (Central and Southern Regions) in Central Georgia, Georgia

Construction Coordinator - Power Services (Central and Southern Regions)


Construction Coordinator – Power Services


The Power Services Business Unit is a unique, exciting, and growing small business environment within Georgia Power Company. These positions will work with a team that focuses on constructing and maintaining customer-owned substations and distribution systems.

The successful candidates will be responsible for the following:

  • Work with team that focuses on constructing and maintaining customer-owned substations, distribution systems, and large emergency generators.

  • Schedule and manage new business and system improvement projects on customer-owned facilities statewide

  • Provide field and technical support to team as required to meet customer needs and expectations

  • Ensure contractors work safely, efficiently, project construction is on schedule, quality work, and within budget

  • Review and approve final invoicing from contractors

  • Coordinate timely delivery and ensure all materials are properly accounted for during construction and upon job completion

  • Work closely with Power Services Project Managers to build and strengthen relationships with Region, HQ, and TMC personnel and external customers

  • Work closely with Project Managers and Engineering to promote sales and address design and maintenance issues

  • Candidate preferred with energy systems work experience in the backup generation, lighting, or heating/cooling area

Relocation benefits are not available with this position. Location will be a factor in final selections.

Job Requirements


High School Diploma or G.E.D.


  • Minimum of seven (7) years Distribution Construction/Maintenance experience is required, with some journeyman level or engineering rep experience.

  • Experience managing contractors desired, especially high voltage electrical contractors

  • Varied experience with overhead, underground, duct systems, substation, and secondary voltage electrical all are a plus.

  • Experience working in a self-directed environment desired

  • Experience working directly with customers desired

  • Leadership experience desired

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of construction practices, techniques, and equipment used in Distribution construction and maintenance

  • Proven record of safe work behaviors

  • Working knowledge of JETS is desired

  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment

  • Ability to quickly learn new skills and adjust to unfamiliar challenges

  • Working knowledge of cable locating, emergency restoration, and substation trouble-shooting.

  • Effective interpersonal and written communication skills is critical, including with key customers

  • Ability to make sound decisions and solve problems

  • Ability to read, comprehend, interpret, and communicate construction plans and specifications

  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships

  • Ability to handle multiple projects in various locations

  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to organize and accurately document the facility inspections performed

  • Ability to be flexible due to changing construction demands

These positions are provided an assigned company vehicle and typically work a 4-10 schedule M-Th, with occasional odd hours on short notice. Must be available for occasional after hours, weekend and holiday work. These positions can require frequent overnight travel, depending on the location of projects.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Must demonstrate Our Values and a strong commitment to SAFETY (Safety Excellence!)

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills

  • Must have effective communication skills

  • Must be a team player

  • Must have positive attitude and strong customer focus

  • Must have strong leadership ability and commitment to team success

  • Must be highly self motivated and comfortable making decisions

  • Comfortable working in a self-directed environment

  • Comfortable adjusting to different environments and unfamiliar projects

  • Strong record of attendance and after hours availability

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

Georgia Power is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.4 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. The largest of four electric utilities that make up Southern Company, Georgia Power, has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century at rates well below the national average. With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

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: Georgia-Central Georgia-Macon

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Other Locations: Georgia-Central Georgia, Georgia-South Georgia-Valdosta, Georgia-South Georgia

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 50 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Key Street Division - 960 Key Street (960MACON)

960 Key Street

Macon, 31204

GPC Operating - 200 Miller St (200VALDOSTA)

200 Miller St

Valdosta, 31601

Req ID: GPC2006590