Supv, Construction

Newport News, VA

Virginia Natural Gas is seeking a Supervisor for Construction Operations. You will be overseeing construction of distribution gas utility infrastructure related to customer growth, relocation, and renewal projects. You will also supervise Project Coordinators and Inspectors responsible for construction oversight including safety, quality, and project management within a functional or regional area.

As our Supervisor of Construction Operations, a typical day might include

  • Providing vision and direction for Construction Project Coordinators and Construction Inspectors within a functional or regional area of responsibility.

  • Analyzing costs and benefits for alternative construction policies and opportunities to maximize cost efficiencies.

  • Managing staff selection, development, and retention across a geographic area.

  • Being responsible for enhancing the performance of the construction staff through training, motivation, and performance coaching.

  • Driving quality, safety, and operating objectives expectations to deliver results

  • Lead dialogue for elevated visibility issue customers, municipalities and other governmental agencies throughout the project as required (such as state DOTs, Counties, etc.)

  • Reviews and approves statements of work, work orders, change orders, and invoices in accordance with authorization approval policies

This could be the job for you if:

  • You have a BA/BS degree in Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent education and work experience.

  • You have a passion for providing solutions.

  • You can communicate with all levels of an organization – internally & externally

  • You enjoy working outdoors on complex projects with a diverse team of company & contractor personnel

  • You have experience driving change to deliver results

  • You have an intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

What you’ll bring:

  • 4+ years of industrial construction experience with related degree or 6+ years of industrial construction experience with no degree; company construction or gas utility experience preferred

  • The ability to work on-call as needed and occasionally travel overnight.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Project management experience in Construction

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 of employees in the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

About Southern Company Gas

Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.2 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in four states and approximately 600,000 retail customers through its companies that market natural gas. Other nonutility businesses include investments in interstate pipelines and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit .

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: 5981

Job Category: Construction

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Virginia Natural Gas