Southern Company Gas Jobs

Job Information

Southern Company Project Support Specialist/Sr in Atlanta, Georgia

Project Support Specialist/Sr


Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to coordinate key work management and financial tasks related to capital construction projects. Duties also include working with contractors to resolve system and process related problems and establishing best practices and process improvements for Project Support Tasks.

Duties also include placing assets in service and creating and validating spot contracts and working with contractors.

This position may be filled as Project Support Specialist or Senior. Individuals who demonstrate advanced skills in terms of work experience, education, and certifications may be eligible for the more advanced position.


  • Coordinate key work management tasks related to capital construction projects to support initiation, execution, and financial close-out

  • Validate required information to initiate projects in WMS, Gas Request, and PeopleSoft

  • Create projects and all supporting work requests in SCG WMS system

  • Associate work requests to appropriate contract in WMS to ensure pipeline contractor is paid based on agreed upon bill rate

  • Monitor projects from initiation through completion

  • Identify, analyze, and resolve project financial transaction issues

  • Analyze moderate to complex financial transactions to ensure accounting codes are properly documented, invoices are processed correctly, and assets are book accordingly.

  • Work with contractors to resolve system and process related problems, providing guidance on work management system and establishing best practices and process improvements for Project Support Tasks

  • Service as a point of contact for internal auditor interactions and compiles documentation required to support the audit activity

    Education, Certifications/Licenses


  • BA/BS Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or equivalent academic education and experience


  • High School Diploma or GED and related accounting or cost analyst work experience

    Related Work Experience:


Project Support Specialist - Level 6

  • 2 years of collaborating with people and supporting work management or financial processes (with BA/BS degree) or

  • 3-5 years supporting work management or financial processes OR equivalent experience in SCG construction processes and systems (with High School Diploma or GED and related accounting or cost analyst work experience)


  • Familiar with SCG Work Management System

  • Familiar with Power Plan System

  • Familiar with PeopleSoft Financial System

  • Familiar with SCG construction processes

Sr. Project Support Specialist – Level 7

  • 5 years project support experience with satisfactory performance or related cost analyst or accounting work experience with a BA/BS degree

Specific Skills & Knowledge:


  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

  • Understanding of Microsoft Office Programs (Excel, Word, Power Point) – intermediate proficiency

  • Understanding of basic accounting fundamentals

Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

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: Construction

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Gas

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

AGLR Corporate Office - 10 Peachtree Place NE (10AtlantaCODE)

10 Peachtree Place NE

Atlanta, 30309

Req ID: GAS2003318

back to top