General Warehouse Stockhandler

Gulfport, MS


This position is responsible for issuing required materials to distribution line, substation, and transmission crews utilizing necessary material handling equipment or by hand. Position is also responsible for receiving material for inventory as well as non-stock material for business units. Position has responsibility for picking and staging of material for crew work orders. Candidate in this position must be able to perform necessary documentation as required by Internal Controls (paper/computer) of all transactions. Position is in a warehouse type setting with exposure to extreme weather. Candidate should have the ability to progress upward to a General Warehouse Driver position. This position will require a Class A CDL (Commercial Driver License) permit within 6 months of employment, and a Class A CDL license within 1 year of employment.



• Experience in forklift and warehouse operations is preferred.

Job Requirements

• Class A CDL (Commercial Driver License) permit 6 months of employment, and a Class A CDL license within 1 year of employment required.

•High School Diploma required.

•Forklift certification preferred.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Candidate must be able to work proficiently within a computer environment and be computer literate. This position requires candidate to make transaction entries within SCM computer application (EZ-MAX/MAXIMO) on a daily basis.

• Candidate must be able to comprehend written and verbal communications in order to issue/receive materials to crews.

• Have the ability to operate various pieces of warehouse equipment (rack loaders, motorized pallet jacks, forklifts and various hand tools including but not limited to sledgehammers, wire cutters, rolling carts, electronic scales, sweeper machine.

•Loading/unloading of trucks by hand or utilizing warehouse equipment.

Other Requirements

•Perform necessary housekeeping duties.

•Utilize handheld scanner to scan/number and track transformers.

• Work in all types of weather.

• Ability to lift, push, and pull heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.).

A pre-employment test is required for this position.

Mississippi Power , a subsidiary of Southern Company, provides clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy to more than 192,000 customers and communities in 23 southeast Mississippi counties. In its 98th year, Mississippi Power is a leader in customer service, workforce development and education, environmental stewardship, and employee volunteerism. The company is an industry leader when it comes to working safely, providing around-the-clock reliable service and its expert storm response. Mississippi Power has been at the forefront of innovation in the state through strategic partnerships in electric transportation and solar energy. The company has worked with the Coast Transit Authority to put the state’s first electric public transportation bus in operation and with Forrest County Agriculture High School on the state’s first electric school bus. It also partnered with the Hattiesburg Zoo on a new electric train and worked with the country’s largest Domino’s franchise to electrify its delivery fleet. Also, a leader in renewable energy, Mississippi Power partnered with the Naval Construction Battalion Center to install the first microgrid at a Navy facility. The company was among the first to introduce utility scale solar in the state with nearly 160 MW of renewable energy produced, enough to power 23,000 homes for a year. Mississippi Power’s mission is to provide world-class value to our customers and communities every day.

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: 5563

Job Category: Supply Chain

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Mississippi Power