Southern Company Administrative Assistant in Birmingham, Alabama

Administrative Assistant


Administrative Assistant – Power Delivery – APC Substation Services

Summary of Position Duties

This position will be filled at a Non-Exempt level 4-6 depending on the experience and qualifications of the candidate. This position is responsible for providing direct administrative support to the Substation Services Manager and staff and is called upon on a regular basis to assist the other Managers within this department. This position fills a critical communication role within the department and a vital communication link to internal and external customers. Duties will include, but are not limited to: maintaining communication channel within the department; ability to process and maintain confidential information; processing invoices; preparing expense and corporate card statements; timekeeping and payroll administration; scheduling and coordinating meetings and meals; maintaining calendars; research data and prepare correspondence and reports; responding to phone calls and e-mails; training records; preparing and assisting with presentations; purchasing supplies; handling travel arrangements; storm logistics support, and assisting with special projects.

This position is located in Birmingham, Alabama.

Job Experience

  • Experience in a clerical/administrative support role preferred

  • Demonstrated computer skills using Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

  • Experience with APC software programs such as E-STARS, CAMP, TEAMS, STOMP, Budworks, Maximo & i-Expense preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, with an attention to detail.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written.

  • Proven ability to prioritize and multi-task.

  • Must possess the ability to both work in a team and independently with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent phone etiquette.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Knowledge of Company operations, policies and procedures.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Demonstrated behaviors consistent with Our Values

  • Can interact with all levels of customers and employees.

  • Strong work ethic, takes initiative.

  • Can adjust easily to changing priorities.

  • Exhibits a professional demeanor.

  • Positive attitude.

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.

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 Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

APC Corporate Headquarters - 600 North 18th Street (600BIRMINGHAM)

600 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

Req ID: APC2005639