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Southern Company Project/Construction Manager in Gulfport, Mississippi

Project/Construction Manager



This position’s primary responsibility is to manage the successful completion of electrical and mechanical construction projects. This position will be responsible for the overall construction of projects assigned which includes successfully directing the Site Superintendent and other construction related personnel to safely execute the work in accordance with the contract documents, schedule and budget. This position is the lead for the project financials, project schedule, risk management, subcontractor relations, and customer relations. This position must possess the knowledge, experience and confidence to engage and professionally interact with design professionals, engineers, consultants, contractors and customers.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred.

  • Certified Construction Manager preferred.

  • Up to date on OSHA 30-hour Construction preferred.

  • Ideal candidate will have strong project/construction management experience (minimum of 5 years preferred).

  • Must have an understanding of construction terms, scheduling and planning concepts.

  • Demonstrated experience in project/construction management and adherence to construction timelines, critical path management, and budget management.

  • Working knowledge of developing and maintaining project critical path schedules.

  • Demonstrated management skills in leading construction meetings and communicating with contractors and customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify customer issues, identify solutions, and negotiate positive outcomes in a highly profession manner.

  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving skills, and ability to multi-task.

  • Good written, verbal, and listening communication skills including interface with internal and external customers, contractors and multiple levels of management.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Project.


  • Manage job site from mobilization efforts to project completion and demobilization efforts.

  • Create and manage budgets for each project, including supplies, material and labor. Monitor budgets on a weekly basis.

  • Review project plans and specifications and comment on the building design, scheduling, cost savings measures, and potential construction problems.

  • Assist engineers in project estimating.

  • Assist with project planning and develop critical path schedules.

  • Monitor and maintain schedules on a weekly basis.

  • Engage with design team and customers on cost saving opportunities.

  • Oversee subcontractors and vendors to ensure quality standards are met.

  • Ensure safety guidelines are followed on all job sites.

  • Maintain constant communication with customers.

  • Establish and lead weekly project meetings.

  • Develop strong relationships with architects, engineers, design consultants, and contractors.

  • Work with teams to develop and support electric end use equipment sales strategies and “energy use of efficiency” related market programs to meet customer’s changing requirements.

Mississippi Power a subsidiary of Southern Company, serves southeast Mississippi. We have a history of customer and community service, economic development leadership, environmental stewardship and employee involvement.

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: Engineering

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Mississippi-Coastal Area-Gulfport

Operating Company: Mississippi Power Company

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Coast Division Office - 2908 28th Street (2908GULFPORT)

2908 28th Street

Gulfport, 39501

Req ID: MPC2001820

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