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Southern Company Renewable Gas Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Renewable Gas Project Manager


  • Position is flexible to sit in any of the utility locations (Atlanta, GA; Naperville, IL; Virginia Beach, VA; or Chattanooga, TN).

  • Please include a cover letter and reume with your submission

Southern Company Gas is exploring the potential to integrate renewable gas into its system. This role supports all renewable gas efforts, but specifically focuses on hydrogen strategy. The successful candidate will be focused on and responsible for strategy development, program management, and project management of potential opportunities for the Company’s regulated and commercial businesses. The successful candidate will work cross-functionally to align projects with business goals as well as manage cross-functional teams and communicate across the enterprise.


  • Experience in effective strategy development

  • Three or more years of project management experience, specifically leading cross-functional teams on multifaceted projects

  • Technical aptitude with the ability to understand and apply technical considerations to a project scope

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and develop strategies and opportunities

  • Experience in natural gas infrastructure design or operations is preferred

  • Strong expertise in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Must be able to visit job sites, which may be outside in rough or uneven terrain


  • Coordinate throughout Southern Company Gas and across Southern Company to support development the company’s hydrogen strategy

  • Work with each local distribution company and business unit to develop new programs and projects to support the integration of hydrogen

  • Strategically algin potential renewable gas projects with business goals

  • Understand and communicate project structures and performing market research on policy, technology, programs, and other areas of interest

  • Lead project development efforts, including development of business cases, contract negotiations, scope development, and detailed planning

  • Interface and collaborate with technical partners and integrate any operational considerations into program and project development

  • Gain an understanding of current hydrogen technology and monitor future advancements in collaboration with Southern Company partners

  • Participate in industry collaborations and consortiums with members from government agencies and academic institutions

  • Support state and federal policy development and analysis for items potentially impacting renewable gas efforts

  • Facilitate the coordination between various internal teams and departments working on and supporting project development

  • Provide updates throughout the organization, including senior management

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Fosters an environment where everyone feels welcomed, valued, and respected Demonstrates ability to think strategically and help others do the same

  • Demonstrates sound judgement, effectively prioritizes, and drives results

  • Innovative and creative; embraces new ideas and continuous learning

  • Acts with agility and adapts to changing circumstances

  • Present information clearly and confidently

  • Sets high standards and clear expectations; ensure commitments are successfully delivered

  • Engages across the organization to create alignment and achieve goals


  • Excellent verbal and written communication to understand and articulate project and complex technical issues in discussion with external and internal stakeholders

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

  • A professional and positive demeanor, self-motivation, as well as skill in building and leveraging positive relationships within the company

  • Outstanding problem solving and critical thinking abilities

  • Team building and leadership skills

  • Ability to plan and manage complex projects crossing over many departmental lines

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to influence and thrive within a new organization

    Disclaimer : This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit

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-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Gas

Other Locations: Illinois-Metro Chicago-Naperville, Tennessee-Chattanooga Area-Chattanooga, Virginia-Coastal Virginia-Virginia Beach

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

AGLR Corporate Office - 10 Peachtree Place NE (10AtlantaCODE)

10 Peachtree Place NE

Atlanta, 30309

G O Naperville - 1844 W Ferry Rd. (1844NapervilleCODE)

1844 W Ferry Rd.

Naperville, 60536

Chattanooga Service Center - 2207Olan Mills Dr. (2207ChattanoogaCODE)

2207Olan Mills Dr.

Chattanooga, 37421

VNG Virginia Beach - 544 S. Independence Blvd (544VirginiaBeachCODE)

544 S. Independence Blvd

Virginia Beach, 23452

Req ID: GAS2004280