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Southern Company Project Manager-Controls in Atlanta, Georgia


Are you energized by teamwork, traveling to new places, and working on large scale projects? We are hiring a Project Manager-Controls for our Energy Efficiency Service team. Applicant must have direct experience with building automation systems & controls. This position will be based out of Georgia and will travel. Specifically, we are seeking a Project Manager who can manage the schedule, project costs, internal manpower, subcontractors, and onsite day to day activities associated with EES Mechanical & Electrical projects. We need someone who has experience managing controls (Building Automation Controls) projects from development to implementation of the solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing commercial and / or industrial construction projects.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing Building Control Systems projects

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing Building Automation projects

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing Building Control System Integration Projects

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with Distech, JCI (Metasys & FX) or Honeywell (Niagara) or similar controls systems

  • Prior experience supervising teams preferred

  • Driver’s license

  • Previous experience as a controls technician, electrician, pipe fitter or sheet metal installer

  • OSHA 30 Training a plus

  • Ability to travel

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operations manual, and written directions.

  • Ability to write reports and document day to day activities.

  • Ability to walk the site with team and subcontractors

  • Ability to receive deliveries onsite.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of general construction, HVAC and electrical installations.

  • Thorough knowledge of multiple building controls systems

  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint software programs.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Thorough knowledge and ability to read and interpret construction drawings

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver daily, weekly and monthly project schedules to customer

  • Create project budget and work within budgeted amounts associated with each task of the project

  • Review day to day tasks with onsite team and keep them on track with the project schedule

  • Perform daily walkthrough of site to ensure quality control of installed items

  • Provide weekly updates on progression of project to management.

  • Document any and all deviations from project schedule.

About Us

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

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We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO- personal and sick days)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. This position is not open to third party recruiters.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure