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Southern Company Project Management Office Engineer/Analyst in Forest Park, Georgia

Project Management Office Engineer/Analyst

Description

Project Management Office Engineer/Analyst

This position will be located in Atlanta, GA

POSITION SUMMARY

The Project Manager Office (PMO) Engineer/Analyst position will assist project managers and leaders through project delivery within the Transmission Technical and Project Solutions Organization. The individual will organize, evaluate, plan and implement process improvements in business processes and practices. Other aspects of the job are team building, group facilitation, compiling and tracking data, project performance support, and preparing training material. This position reports to the Transmission Technical and Project Solutions PMO Supervisor, and will be located in Atlanta, GA.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and sustain continuous improvement to the project delivery process through feedback and evaluation

  • Develop, implement, and/or support Project Performance

  • Evaluate existing business processes and perform workflow analysis to provide Southern Company Services (SCS) Transmission Technical and Project Solutions resources with recommendations for increasing efficiency and improving quality in the engineering processes for substation and transmission line facilities

  • Identify process changes, systems, and innovative methods for delivering efficiencies and reducing costs associated with transmission capital projects

  • Develop an understanding of the SCS Transmission Technical and Project Solutions organization’s objectives, engineering processes, and desired outcomes

  • Document procedures and present new process designs to stakeholders

  • Utilize process mapping and workflow diagrams to bring forth a clearer understanding of a process or series of parallel processes

  • Work with project management, engineering teams, application support, and key stakeholders to gather and analyze information for making recommendations for improvement

  • Champion a process improvement culture by modeling new tools and analysis methods

  • Align organizational process strategy with the needs of the customer

  • Work extensively with customers to align on priorities, define improvement opportunities and drive change

  • Work closely with subject matter experts to ensure all enhancement activities are sustainable and achieved efficiently

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree required. Degree in a technical or business field such as engineering, construction, or business is required.

  • MBA Or Master's Degree is a plus

  • Six Sigma, CAPM, or PMP Certification is a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be a forward thinker capable of proactively identifying potential challenges and opportunities resulting in business strategies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Business analysis or process improvement experience

  • Working knowledge of process management software such as Visio, Smartsheet, Minitab, P6, Power BI, and MS Project

  • Experience in establishing, communicating, reporting and/or interpreting performance metric data

  • Excellent verbal, written, and team building skills - Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to manage multiple customers simultaneously while maintaining/building good relationships

  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills

  • Expert in selecting techniques and evaluating criteria for obtaining results

  • Demonstrated business acumen, and success working with all levels of an organization

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • This position can require some travel – approximately 25% per year

  • This will include some overnight travel and will be primarily within the Southern Company Generation fleet

BEHAVIORAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Demonstrate Southern Company Values – Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment

  • Safety focus and a strong personal safety record

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Relocation assistance will not be available if the selected candidate currently resides outside the area

BENEFITS

  • Competitive Pay

  • Excellent benefits packages which includes:

  • Medical and dental coverage

  • Defined Pension/Cash Balance Benefit 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 at http://www.southerncompany.com/ (NYSE: SO at http://investor.southerncompany.com/stockquote.cfm ) 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 www.southerncompany.com at http://www.southerncompany.com/ .

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.

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Job Field: Engineering

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Forest Park

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Gen Svc Hqtr Forest Park - 62 Lake Mirror Road (62FORESTPARK)

62 Lake Mirror Road

Forest Park, 30297

Req ID: SCS2008640

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