Engineering opportunities are available at our power generating plants, distribution and transmission units, corporate offices and our gas distribution subsidiaries. Engineers are involved in planning, researching, designing, developing, constructing, installing and operating equipment and systems for the delivery of clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.
Southern Company Transmission Services Support Analyst (Atlanta or Birmingham) in Forest Park, Georgia
Transmission Services Support Analyst (Atlanta or Birmingham)
Transmission Services Support Analyst
T&PS Business Processes & Innovation – BP&I Business Tools Dept.
This position is flexible to be located in Atlanta, GA (Forest Park) or Birmingham, AL (The Energy Center), however candidates living outside of the area may be considered with the expectation that they could successfully telework and would be willing to travel to work and/or field location on a routine (to be determined) and as-needed basis.
Flexible work environment with hybrid (both in-office and telecommute) work options available.
This position is responsible for supporting the administration, maintenance and ongoing development of Southern Company’s custom-built Transmission cost and resource estimating and work management tool (TEAMS – Transmission Estimating and Management System). This role is a point of contact for developmental needs and coordination of TEAMS; which includes support of customers in Transmission Design, Supply Chain, Accounting, Construction, Maintenance, and Project Management for all Operating Companies. Successful TEAMS support requires partnering with the Southern Company Technology Organization, as well as the individual Operating Companies (GPC, APC, MPC). Activities for this role will include application development, data acquisition and maintenance, QA/QC of TEAMS data and application changes, and end-user training and support.
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Along with routine work activities including user support, group meetings, normal TEAMS maintenance releases, etc.; provide leadership and support related to the following activities and technical support functions:
Administration of TEAMS user roles
Support TEAMS technical training activities
Document work processes to facilitate knowledge transfer
TEAMS native and TEAMS interface testing activities
Data query requests (i.e. audits, accounting, compliance reporting, etc.)
Material Library maintenance
Data maintenance, including Facilities name changes, Data repairs, Basic Units and assemblies, Key marks and Maximo numbers, material and budget data, etc.
Monitor and support Work Order related activities
Create necessary bug nets for future enhancements in TEAMS
Monthly closeout processes for all Operating Companies
Support of Enterprise Foundations effort
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems preferred but not required.
Experience working in Electrical Utility or Energy field is a plus.
Experience in TEAMS (Transmission Estimating and Management System) application is a plus
Experience with programming languages is preferred (e.g. C#, Visual Basic/VBA, Perl, PowerShell, etc.).
Experience in Frameworks/Platforms .NET Core/.NET Framework, Web API is a plus
Data management skills with experience in writing or using SQL queries
Experience with relational databases is preferred (e.g., Sybase, Oracle, SQL Server, MS Access)
Experience writing in Tableau, BI Publisher is a plus
Previous experience providing front line end user support to multiple user groups is a plus
Experience providing technical support and troubleshooting applications is a plus
Experience providing information technology support preferred
Experience providing customer support preferred
Strong computer skills in standard software packages such as Microsoft Office required
Proven high degree of accuracy and quality work results required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects & tasks
Ability to manage shifting priorities
Ability to build relationships at all levels and work in a team atmosphere
Proficient in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Strong skills in problem solving, decision-making, and multi-tasking.
Ability to analyze data and communicate insights effectively (verbal/written)
Self-directed with strong initiative
Customer focused approach
Follow through on all aspects of assignments to ensure a quality solutions and increased value is delivered to our customers
Builds productive relationships with a focus on collaboration and teamwork
Candidate must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the company culture - Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment
Self-starter and results oriented
Exhibits initiative and takes personal responsibility and ownership of assignments
Comfortable in a team-oriented environment
Support the department’s commitment to fostering an inclusive environment
Excellent benefits packages which includes:
Medical and dental coverage
Defined Pension/Cash Balance Benefit Plan
401(k) plan with a generous company match
*Please submit an updated resume with your application*
Southern Company (NYSE: SO ) 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 .
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: Engineering
Job Type: Standard
Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Forest Park
Operating Company: Southern Company Services
Other Locations: Georgia-Metro Atlanta, Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL, Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
Gen Svc Hqtr Forest Park - 62 Lake Mirror Road (62FORESTPARK)
62 Lake Mirror Road
Forest Park, 30297
APC Corporate Headquarters - 600 North 18th Street (600BIRMINGHAM)
600 North 18th Street
Req ID: SCS2010536