Southern Company Transmission Analyst - Atlanta, GA in Atlanta, Georgia

Transmission Analyst - Atlanta, GA

Description

Transmission Analyst

Reports to: Project Controls Supervisor

Location: Georgia Power (GPC) Corporate Headquarters - Atlanta, GA (Downtown)

This role will be filled as an Exempt position with the level dependent upon the qualifications (skills, education and experience) of the successful candidate.

Summary of Position Duties

The Transmission Analyst leads the effort to allocate and schedule transmission and distribution events in support of GPC Capital Projects. This individual is responsible for leading meetings and discussions related to budgeting, scheduling and resource allocation. He or she schedules design engineering and construction activities, resolves conflicts, and updates schedule progress. The analyst will also produce reports for key Transmission and Distribution Stakeholders.

Job Requirements

Job Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor degree preferred (Engineering, Business or Construction Management)

  • Suitable years working in the Electrical Utility Industry

  • Project Management, Engineering or Construction experience preferred

  • Transmission experience preferred

  • Distribution experience is a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Understanding project management process

  • Experience working with scheduling and project management tools

  • Experience in Primavera/P6 is a plus

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) (Database management a plus)

  • Experience with large project teams in implementing project controls programs is preferred.

  • Proven organizational skills

  • Proven communication skills (Verbal and Written)

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Places priority on safety

  • Team player

  • Ability to challenge assumptions and conclusions in a productive way

  • Enjoys working with a large and diverse group of people to accomplish projects as a team

  • Models behaviors consistent with "Our Values": Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment

Job Responsibilities

  • Update project progress and facilitate resolution of conflicts, resource issues, or schedule exceptions that may impact project completion dates

  • Prepare project status for key stakeholders, customers and strategic partners including providing key milestone dates to region distribution/reliability engineers and monitor progress, i.e. relay settings, switching load, acquiring approvals

  • Analyze project cost exceptions and assist with variance explanations

  • Insure jobs are being charged to appropriate PE’s (Plant Expenditures)

  • Respond to distribution requests (Region, Planning, etc.) for information, i.e. transmission contacts, account information, policy issues

  • Coordinate transmission capital project activities (i.e. Engineering, Procurement, Environmental, System Outages, Construction, etc.)

All candidates are 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 .

As an employee of Southern Company, the value you bring is realized through the results you achieve and the demonstration of “Our Values”. In return, Southern Company provides a job and a company in which you can take pride; a supportive workplace in which you can be successful; and a competitive pay and benefits package .

Georgia Power is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.25 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.

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 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: Power Line Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2006535