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Southern Company Plant Auxiliary - Quinton, AL in Quinton, Alabama

Plant Auxiliary - Quinton, AL


Plant Auxiliary – Alabama Power Company

Alabama Power hires entry-level power plant workers at various plants around Alabama. This position offers a competitive compensation package of $21.40/hr with the eligibility for 2 pay increases per year and opportunity for advancement; in addition to overtime and a Total Rewards Package which includes paid time off, 401(k), health insurance and growth opportunities. Required to work rotating shifts, overtime, call outs, including weekends and holidays.

The Plant Auxiliary position is an entry-level position that accomplishes a wide variety of work, often physically demanding, throughout an entire shift. They lift and move heavy-duty electric, hydraulic, or pneumatic tools, equipment and materials while maintaining safe work practices. Good eye-hand-foot and motor coordination are necessary to climb stairs and ladders, to work at heights of over 100 feet, to reach, handle, grasp, to work foot controls, and to bend, kneel, crawl, stoop and stand for long periods of time. This position assists in the operation and maintenance of Alabama Power generating plants. Experience in a physically demanding work environment and ability to work with all types of tools is desired. Plant Auxiliaries work rotating shifts and must be available for overtime and call outs. Experience or knowledge of mechanics, electricity, shop machinery, welding, and piping work is desired.

  • 2-year Technical Degree (Industrial or Technical majors) preferred

  • 1-2 years of manual labor, construction, maintenance, electrical or working on heavy equipment preferred.

  • Ability to work in confined spaces.

  • Ability to perform physically demanding activities while working in all types of temperature extremes; Job requires candidates to bend, kneel, crawl, stoop and stand for long periods of time.

  • Operate all equipment and hand tools as needed.

  • Knowledge of mechanics, electricity, shop machinery, welding and piping work is required, but experience is preferred.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age – Required

  • Possess a valid driver's license – Required

  • Successfully pass the written POSS/MASS Test – Required

  • Rotating shifts are required, including weekends and holidays.

  • Must be available for overtime, call outs - Required

  • Live within one hour of the plant or willing to relocate within one hour of the plant due to call out (No relocation assistance available) – Required

Practice test :

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  • Username: southern

  • Password: testing

Practice tests: POSS - Plant Operator & MASS - Power Plant Maintenance

Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-West Alabama-Quinton

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Union Covered: Yes

Work Location(s):

Miller Steam Plant - 4250 Porter Road SW (4250QUINTON)

4250 Porter Road SW

Quinton, 35130

Req ID: APC2007276