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Southern Company Renewable Development Project Coordinator in Atlanta, Georgia

Renewable Development Project Coordinator

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Renewable Development Project Coordinator

Relocation assistance is available.

JOB SUMMARY

The Distributed Generation (“DG”) Project Coordinator manages the installation of primarily solar projects through Georgia Power’s DG programs, which are designed to procure energy from renewable projects up to 3 MW in size. The successful candidate will be responsible for DG project implementation and managing long-term power purchase agreements. This position works with large and diverse teams across various departments within GPC and externally to successfully implement DG projects from initial customer contact through interconnection and billing. The successful candidate will also be expected to maintain an active knowledge of industry trends.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Serve as a project manager and primary interface for power purchase agreements (PPAs) to ensure third party developers maintain requirements necessary to fulfill PPA obligations. Also serves to ensure internal departments are responding in a timely fashion so that projects meet constructions schedules.

  2. Effectively communicate regular updates of project schedule, cost, and other matters to customers/developers and to internal partners (for accounting purposes and solar program reporting). Solve complex problems regarding DG program participation, contracting, and interconnection.

  3. Ensure high quality of work, attention to detail, and high level of external effectiveness – provide input on quality control improvements, program enhancements, software programs, etc.

  4. Assist DG team leadership with general support of renewable programs including accurately tracking DG projects/spend, assisting with program communication, preparing documents, updating processes, and more

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business preferred with additional consideration given for master’s degree and industry certifications

  • 2 or more years’ experience in project management, leading project teams, working directly with customers, managing contracts, contract administration and/or economic evaluations is preferred

  • Experience in electric utility Power Delivery, Generation, or Renewable Development preferred but not required

  • Experience in the areas of solar/renewable generation preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proven or demonstrated leadership, effective communication, and strong interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge in the areas of customer service, metering, project management, and regulatory compliance

  • Ability to learn program guidelines, PPA, and Interconnection Agreement documentation for proper execution and administration of program requirements.

  • Knowledge of power delivery systems as well as distribution/transmission design requirements, operations, practices, and procedures are preferred

  • Proven track record of demonstrating critical thinking and problem-solving skills around complex issues

  • Experience managing multiple projects and leading cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and prioritize multiple projects with competing priorities

  • Experience in effectively interacting with both external and internal stakeholders

  • Highly motivated and flexible with a strong attention to detail

  • Work independently and in an organized manner without direct supervision

  • Strong computer skills including intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Knowledge of various company information tools (CSS, CIT, DistView, JETS, etc.) desired

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Model of Our Values (Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment) and Safety Excellence / SouthernLifeStyle

  • Strong team player who builds positive relationships across functional departments

  • Effective communicator with individuals across all levels, both internal and external

  • Demonstrates strong initiative and ability to self-direct

  • Ability to prioritize work effectively, exercise sound judgment, and accurately complete multiple tasks

  • Forward-thinking with a desire to improve processes and programs

  • Pursue high standards for customer service

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid driver's license is required; position requires travel throughout the state visiting project sites

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.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com at http://www.georgiapower.com/ and connect with the Company on Facebook ( Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower ), Twitter ( Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower ) and Instagram ( Instagram.com/ga_power ).

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: Sales & Marketing

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: GPC2007122

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