Utility Assistant (Supply Chain)

Birmingham, AL

NOTE: We anticipate hiring regularly for these positions throughout the year. The purpose of this posting is to share information with you about our anticipated hiring needs, and to learn more about you as a potential candidate. Because the hiring may be sporadic throughout the year, you may experience a delay in being contacted about a specific opening. Your information will be collected and you will be scheduled for the pre-employment testing as feasible. For this reason, please keep your contact information updated so we will be able to reach you if the right opportunity occurs.


  • Field Operations - any of the Power Delivery Division Crew Headquarters across Alabama

  • Materials Distribution Center (MDC) in Calera, AL

NOTE: Job location may vary depending on the opening.

Summary of Duties:

  • Job duties include but not limited to: stocking, receiving, picking, loading, packaging material, shipping and housekeeping. This position ensures that company operations are able to function properly by having the correct material when needed.

Job Experience and Education:

  • Previous Distribution Center and/or warehousing experience including forklift operation highly preferred.

  • Experience using other mechanical equipment such as bobcats, scissor lifts, etc. is desired

  • High School diploma or GED required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment

  • Ability to work at elevated heights

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others

  • Ability to carry out job assignments with minimal supervision

  • Ability to qualify on the Craft, Knowledge, and Skills (CK&S) materialman test within the first 9 months of employment

  • Weigh no more than 285 pounds (fully dressed including steel-toed work boots) due to the nature of work

Required Testing:

00117 - Warehouse-SHL

Pay for a Utility Assistant position is based on an hourly rate with possible overtime pay. Starting pay is $21.80 per hour with the opportunity for two raises a year given expected performance.

Alabama Power provides safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to 1.5 million customers across the lower two-thirds of Alabama.

For more information, visit www.AlabamaPower.com and connect with the company on Facebook (Facebook.com/AlabamaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/AlabamaPower), LinkedIn (Linkedin.com/company/alabama-power), and Instagram (Instagram.com/alabamapower).

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 www.southerncompany.com.

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: 6108

Job Category: Supply Chain

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Alabama Power