Construction Discipline Lead, Electrical – Plant Yates (Newnan, GA)

Newnan, GA

Construction Discipline Lead, Electrical – Plant Yates (Newnan, GA)

SCS Technical Shared Services, Projects East Team


  • This position will be located at Plant Yates in Newnan, GA.

  • Some relocation/per diem assistance may be available if the successful candidate does not already live within a reasonable commute distance.


In this position you will have the opportunity to coordinate, schedule, facilitate, and inspect the day-to-day electrical construction activities for the TSS Projects East group. This position will have direct responsibilities and oversight for the site construction activities, contract management, cost management, and contractor management.


  • Abide by all safety rules and help establish and maintain a culture focused on safety.

  • Help establish and maintain a culture of inclusiveness and teamwork.

  • Inspection of construction installations for compliance to drawings and specifications.

  • Assist in the planning for proper sequence and schedule of construction activities to ensure completion within schedule and budget requirements.

  • Ensure that the quality requirements of the applicable plans, specifications and standard practices are met.

  • Maintain an awareness of measurable quantities to be installed and monitor progress versus schedule requirements.

  • Identify installation problems, assist in developing solutions, and ensure corrective actions are taken by the Craft, Contractor, or Vendor in accordance with an approved plan.

  • Maintain an awareness of equipment and material delivery schedules and monitor deliveries to ensure support of construction activities.

  • Assist Site Management in administration of the contract(s), including but not limited to reporting, invoicing, scheduling, change management, etc.



  • Experienced candidate with five (5) years or more of heavy industrial construction or capital projects experience preferred.

  • Electrical installation/maintenance experience in a power plant or heavy industrial environment is required.

  • Previous experience overseeing large industrial construction contracts is preferred.

  • Experience working with union craft labor is preferred.

  • Multi-discipline knowledge in heavy industrial construction preferred.

  • Experience with low voltage, instrumentation installation & controls preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA and applicable environmental regulations.

  • Adequate knowledge of construction standard practices, techniques, quality requirements, applicable codes and standards.

  • Adequate knowledge of construction contracts and labor agreements.

  • Ability to interface with contractors, designers, vendors and other stakeholders connected with the project.

  • Ability to identify technical problems and assist in providing resolutions to problems.

  • Adequate interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint sites.

  • Ability to resolve issues relative to contractors and contract issues.

  • Ability to assess and mitigate risk continuously.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Consistent demonstration of Southern Company Values – Safety First, Act with Integrity, Intentional Inclusion, Superior Performance.

  • Self-starter who takes responsibility for his/her area of responsibility.


  • Competitive Pay

  • Excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Medical and dental coverage

  • Defined Pension/Cash Balance Benefit Plan

  • Performance-sharing plan

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match

  • Bonus opportunities

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Please submit an updated resume with your application

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. 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 Identification: 6036

Job Category: Construction

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Company Services