Project Manager – Energy Services (Birmingham, AL)


Project Manager – Energy Services

SCS Technical Shared Services (TSS) - Construction Projects West

This position will be located at The Energy Center in Birmingham, AL

This posting serves to fill a new position within TSS Projects & Construction West as follows:

Project Manager – Energy Services

  • This position will support APC Energy Services originated projects at customer sites.

  • Travel (approximately 50%) – Will require travel to field sites primarily within the Alabama Power Company footprint and may include anywhere in the continental US.


  • Position will be based out of Birmingham, AL, however candidates living outside of the area may be considered with the expectation that they could successfully telework and would be willing to travel to work and/or field location on a routine (to be determined) and as-needed basis.

  • These positions will require a mix of both field and office work.

  • Some office work can be performed remotely (telework/work from home).

  • Relocation assistance will be considered, if the successful candidate(s) does not already live within a reasonable commute distance.


Projects West is responsible for assisting Southern Company’s generating companies with professional project and construction management services for capital and large retrofit projects in the western production group.

This position will provide project execution oversight for a portfolio of APC Energy Services developed and owned projects that have been sold to customers, fully accountable for safety, scope, schedule, budget, and quality performance. This position will work closely with both the Development and Implementation Managers within APC Energy Services, giving construction and execution input to projects in development and providing oversight of projects being implemented. This Project Manager will supervise multiple field-based project leads and coordinators, a mix of full time, vendor service provider, and supplemental construction professionals.


  • Project execution management oversight for a portfolio of projects located at APC customer sites.

  • Accountable for project safety, scope, schedule, cost, and quality performance

  • Develop staffing plans for new projects and supervise field-based construction professionals.

  • Proactively manage contract change

  • Develop reports and assist in reviewing and editing technical and commercial documents.

  • Build relationships with key contractors and vendors.

  • Participate in the development of engineering, construction, and major equipment contracts.

  • Perform general duties related to monthly reporting, schedule reviews, and cost tracking.

  • Prepare presentations and data requests for meetings and other requirements.

  • Develop meeting agendas, facilitate project meetings and discussions, and provide status updates to management.

  • Assist in reviewing cost reports and contractor/vendor invoices to validate accuracy.

  • Represent APC Energy Services in meetings and at customer sites as necessary.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, applied science, or another related field strongly preferred.

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is beneficial: design, asset development, construction management, and project management.

  • Project Management Professional is a plus.

  • The ability to build strong working relationships with internal departments and customers.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Proven analytical, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills

  • Active learner and self-starter

  • Must be able to think creatively and independently in the development of new solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus and effectively communicate complex topics

  • Project management abilities with proficiency in prioritizing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to interact with APC customers in a professional and tactful manner.


  • Role model of Southern Company Values

  • Must possess strong work ethic and personal accountability

  • The ability to work effectively in a team setting


  • Competitive Pay

  • Excellent benefits packages 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: 5964

Job Category: Construction

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Company Services