Southern Company Construction Services Supervisor in Forest Park, Georgia

Construction Services Supervisor


Construction Services Supervisor

Reports to: Construction Services Manager

Location: 205 Southfield Pkwy, Forest Park, GA

Job Summary

This position is responsible for leading and supervising a statewide workgroup that performs construction of civil assets for Power Delivery Construction including: mass grading activities, site clearing, soil engineering, erosion control, oil containment, horizontal and vertical foundation construction, curb and gutter, sidewalk paving/repair, asphalt construction, storm drainage, sanitary sewer, and water line construction. In addition to performance management and workforce management, this position will manage capital construction projects to ensure efficient scheduling of resources, safe work performance, and meeting project schedules. Candidate must have knowledge of civil construction estimating, civil grading design, transmission line design and construction, substation physical design and construction, and state certified erosion control management and compliance. Additionally, knowledge of proper accounting procedures and protocol, contract compliance/management, construction industry standards (OSHA, ASTM, NESC, ACI, NPDES and others), and safety compliance are critical to the success of the team. Candidate must have a strong customer focus and the ability to respond quickly to requests for services. The individual must be highly motivated to provide excellent and reliable services and able to make decisions quickly with little or no supervision. This position interfaces with Managers, Line and Substation Construction Project Supervisors, Foremen, Inspectors, Design, Engineering and Project Management to ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget.

Job Requirements (Education, Experience)

Education Level & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

  • 5 plus years related experience required

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise a statewide team performing civil construction activities

  • Manage and schedule resources for civil construction projects to efficiently meet capital budget requirements

  • Performance management and employee development

  • Audit and approve CAMP invoices

  • Attend location, solution team, pre-engineering, and pre-construction meetings to provide expertise on constructability and cost impact

  • Provide leadership and oversight to the bid process (contracts, RFPs, bid packages and pre-bid meetings)

  • Provide leadership and guidance dealing with customer issues (internal & external) as they arise

  • Ensure team schedules pre-construction meetings and provide guidance as needed

  • Verify and provide civil construction estimates

  • Provide work direction to company employees and contract inspectors

  • Select and assign contractors to projects and ensure acceptable contractor performance

  • Provide construction expertise to engineering and design

  • Work with Primavera – report progress in P6

  • Must be available to work assigned storm duty, which could include weekends, holidays and overnight travel

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and networking skills

  • Must have excellent computer skills using MS Office and a working knowledge of Construction Scheduling Software (Primavera, P6, MS Project)

  • Proven leadership abilities

  • Demonstrated project planning experience

  • Ability to build strong relationships and a strong team

  • Must be able to read and interpret design drawings to ensure constructability

  • Must have a working knowledge of civil construction methods and standards as it relates to grading and excavation, oil containment, drilled shafts, structural concrete & surveying

  • Ability to manage and prioritize numerous statewide projects

  • NPDES / GASWCC (blue card or higher) certified or ability to obtain

  • Working knowledge of contract administration process

Behavioral Attributes

  • Safety Leader and strive for Safety Excellence

  • Must exhibit behavior consistent with Our Values – Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment

  • Positive attitude and strong customer focus

  • Self-motivated and self-starter

  • Ability to develop effective relationships and establish trust with internal and external customers, teammates and contractors


  • This position is based in Forest Park, GA, but will involve considerable statewide travel & routine overnight stays throughout the state of Georgia

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 .

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

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: Power Line Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Forest Park

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

GPC Transmission Construction – 205 Southfield Parkway (205Forest Park)


Southfield Parkway

Forest Park, 30297

Req ID: GPC2006502