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Project Controls Analyst - Project Scheduler

Company: Southern Company
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

T&PS- Project Controls Analyst- Project Scheduler
Technical & Project Solutions, Project Services Department
This position will be located in either Birmingham, AL or Forest Park, GA (Metro Atlanta), 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.
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 the development, maintenance, and reporting of engineering, procurement, and construction schedules for assigned projects.
College diploma or university degree in an engineering, technical, or business field or minimum 7 years relevant experience required.
Experience working directly in project controls/project management/construction management required.
5 years project controls/project management/construction management experience highly desired.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment required.
In depth knowledge of Primavera software required.
Above average understanding of project scheduling techniques along with knowledge and understanding of project controls methods, procedures, and scheduling tools.
Knowledge of construction and engineering productivity/earned value processes.
Knowledge of project management principles.
Knowledge of proper change management tracking and implementation.
Excellent computer skills including Primavera and all Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent oral, written, and facilitation skills are essential.
Self-motivated with attention to detail and accuracy and the ability to perform all job requirements with minimal supervision.
Exhibit ability to work closely with project and construction managers, procurement, and departmental members to ensure consistency and standardization on all projects.
Innovative learner with ability to bring fresh ideas to the team.
Schedule Development and Maintenance: Develop and maintain the schedules for assigned projects, per the project controls scheduling standards and guidelines. Monitor adherence to project scope and ensure change management has been integrated into the schedule. Ensure schedule update process is followed and hold vendors / contractors accountable to our scheduling standards.
Schedule Reporting: Ensure schedule reporting requirements are met. Work with the project team to identify and develop project-specific reports. Ability to discern schedule issues and address appropriately and timely.
Customer Relations: Serves as the scheduler for assigned projects. Work closely with project team and customers to ensure scheduling deliverables meet or exceed expectations. Exhibits ability to work well with project managers, procurement, engineering, construction, and project controls personnel.
Other Attributes
Actively demonstrates Our Values (Safety First, Superior Performance, Unquestionable Trust, Total Commitment).
Dedication to an accident-free work environment with strict adherence to all safety and compliance requirements.
Must lead by example and ensure equity and fairness in interactions with others.
Conduct yourself in a manner that builds trust and confidence with coworkers, contractors, supervisors, and management.
Travel may be less than 25%
Some relocation assistance may be available if the selected candidate currently resides outside the area
***Please submit an updated resume with your application***
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national 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 utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at
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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