Utility Assistant - GSC Shops (Subs/ Transformer Repair)
Southern Company - Birmingham, AL

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Requisition Number





Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL

Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL

Operating Company


Alabama Power Company


Utility Assistant - GSC Shops (Subs/Transformer Repair)

Alabama Power Company, a sudsidiary of Southern Company, is seeking job candidates to fill full time job openings in the Birmingham area. These are entry level laborer positions that offer career progression to most journeyman level jobs.

This position involves repairing and reconditioning all major equipment, while maintaining the spare transformer fleet. This position is also responsible for performing various repair and fabrication activities for generating plants and other Southern Company business units as requested.

High School diploma or equivalent is preferred (2 year Technical Degree)

3 Years Construction, Maintenance, or Electrical experience is highly desired.

Ability to obtain a CDL (Commercial Driver's License) within 6 months of employment

Able to perform physically demanding activities while working outside in all conditions

Ability to operate all equipment (forklifts, cranes, shop machines) while demonstrating safe work practices associated with all construction and maintenance work functions.

To be considered for an interview, candidates must pass a pre-employment written assessment (CAST) and a Physical Skills Pre-Employment Test

A thorough background check will be conducted prior to employment

Military Background /Or Associate Degree In Industrial Electricity Is A Plus

Candidates must maintain regular attendance and be available for scheduled overtime. Must be customer oriented, motivated, and a team player. Must have a basic mechanical aptitude, knowledge of hand tools and the ability to take instruction/ direction and translate into actions.

Pay for this position is based on an hourly rate with possible overtime pay. Starting pay is $15.14 per hour with the opportunity for two raises a year given expected performance.

Alabama Power

provides the valuable combination of competitive prices, reliable electricity supply and unparalleled service to 1.4 million homes, businesses and industries in the southern two-thirds of Alabama.

With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based

Southern Company


) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

We offer a competitive compensation package. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Tests


00050 - Const & Skilled Trade Sel Sys
00052 - Pre-Employment Helper Eval

Job Level


Individual Contributor

Travel (Up to...)


Yes, 25 % of the Time




Work Location(s)


Varnons Crew Hdqtrs - GSC 12 - 744 Highway 87

744 Highway 87



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