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Project Controls Supervisor

Forest Park, GA

Project Controls Supervisor (Georgia Ash Pond Projects)

Technical Shared Services, Project Services Department

This posting is for a Project Controls Supervisor position:

This position will support the generating facilities in the Georgia Power footprint, with a primary focus on the GPC Ash Pond Projects.


  • This position will be located in the Atlanta metro area. Candidates outside of the Atlanta metro area may be considered if they live within the Southeast region and can successfully telework and travel to work and/or field locations on a routine and as-needed basis. Travel would be a minimum of 25%.

  • This position will require a mix of both field and office work.

  • Some office work can be performed remotely (telework/work from home).


This position is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the project controls portfolio management team and site level cost and schedule teams in support of the GPC Ash Pond projects. This includes:

  • Leading teams responsible for the site level cost and schedule management for the projects and for the portfolio management and reporting of project controls across the program

  • Providing direction to ensure consistent program and portfolio level analysis and reporting on Estimating, Cost, Schedule, Risk, Change Management, Quantity tracking, and Earned Value Management

  • Support data requests for regulatory filings and inquiries

  • Provide strategic planning for all aspects of project controls for the program

  • Provide performance management for full-time employees and lead a team of supplemental workers



  • College diploma or university degree in an engineering, technical, or business field or minimum 7 years equivalent experience preferred


  • Minimum 5 years working directly in project controls/project management/construction management required

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with multiple stakeholders and customers is required

  • Experience supervising a team, setting priorities, managing resources, putting strategic objectives into place, and providing performance management is required

  • Experience with project controls methodologies and/or program/portfolio level analysis and reporting for large capital projects required

  • Previous experience with ash pond closure projects desired


  • Knowledge of project costing, estimating, scheduling, change and risk management techniques, methods, and procedures

  • Knowledge of construction and engineering productivity/earned value processes

  • Knowledge of project delivery / front end planning process


  • Demonstrated leadership, including the ability to motivate a team toward a shared goal

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

  • Excellent analytical, accounting, budgeting, and creative problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills

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

  • Sets a priority on customer satisfaction and delivering valuable products

  • Must be able to lead and develop a diverse workforce, maximize team effectiveness, set high expectations of those around them and hold employees accountable for those expectations

  • Ability to exhibit flexibility, adaptability, and innovation in a dynamic environment


Cost Management:

  • Leads the consistent implementation and adherence to the cost management guidelines for the site and portfolio

  • Supervises cost reviews and analysis for the site and portfolio; Ensures accuracy of data and reporting to our customers and stakeholders

  • Oversees estimating and quantity trending and analysis, including Earned Value Management

Schedule Management:

  • Leads the consistent implementation and adherence to the schedule management guidelines for the site and portfolio

  • Ensures the site and portfolio schedule progress is communicated effectively to customers and stakeholders

  • Oversees the analysis of schedule trends and ensures contingency and mitigation plans are developed

Risk and Change Management:

  • Leads the consistent implementation and adherence to the risk and change management guidelines for the site and portfolio

  • Oversees the Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) process and implementation

  • Ensures Change Control Board guidelines and presentations are implemented, fully developed, and adhered to


  • Thoroughly understands and oversees the consistent implementation of Project Controls documents and procedures

  • Supports timely responses to data requests for regulatory filings and inquiries

Customer Relations:

  • Proactively investigates shortcomings and unserved needs and prepares recommendations and business cases as appropriate. Assesses effectiveness of improvement initiatives post-implementation and plans corrective actions as appropriate. Holds team accountable for delivering promised service levels and assists in preparing plans to achieve service levels.

  • Exhibits ability to work well with multiple stakeholders and customers, both internal and external

Performance Management:

  • Supervises and manages daily and monthly activities for the Project Controls team. Achieves superior business results across a diverse workgroup. Builds an inclusive environment that recognizes the benefits of a diverse staff. Motivates team to exhibit Our Values in all areas by personal example. Identifies skill gaps and works with agency partners to develop training to fill identified gaps. Communicates strategic plans to ensure understanding and shared vision.

Other Attributes:

  • Dedication to an accident-free work environment with strict adherence to all safety and compliance requirements

  • Must demonstrate Our Values – Safety First, Intentional Inclusion, Act with Integrity, and Superior Performance

  • Must lead by example and ensure equity and fairness in interactions with others


  • Regular visits to sites in Georgia are required.

  • Travel will be minimum 25%.


  • Some relocation assistance may be available if the selected candidate currently resides outside the area.


  • Competitive Pay

  • Excellent benefits packages which includes:

    • Medical and dental coverage

    • Defined Benefit Pension plan

    • Performance-sharing plan

    • 401(k) plan with a generous company match

    • Bonus opportunities

    • Tuition Reimbursement

Please submit an updated resume with your application

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

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 Identification: 6601

Job Category: Construction

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Company Services


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