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Southern Company Safety & Health Coordinator in Birmingham, Alabama

Safety & Health Coordinator


The Safety and Health Coordinator provides safety leadership, technical expertise, project management and support to business units within Alabama Power. Assist in the successful implementation of the Alabama Power Safety and Health Management System to include providing safety leadership in areas such as, but not limited to, critical risk management, risk analysis, event learnings, etc.

Overall this position will facilitate development and implementation of safety and health strategies, policies, programs, initiatives and action plans to assure the continuation of a safe work environment within Alabama Power.


  • Serve as the subject matter expert for fall protection and electrical safety processes for APC.

  • Serve as the APC project manager for developing and implementing fall protection and electrical safety processes and procedures across APC.

  • Partner with the Safety & Health staff to implement requirements of new regulations or revisions to existing regulations.

  • Represent Alabama Power on internal committees and external industry groups.

  • Serve as subject matter expert in fall protection and electrical safety and assist in performing audits.

  • Assist in the development and review of specifications for APC fall protection and electrical safety equipment.

Candidates with the following preferred qualifications are encouraged to apply:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Science, Engineering or related highly preferred

  • CSP preferred

  • Industrial safety experience with emphasis in critical risk areas to include fall protection and electrical safety is required

  • Project management experience is required

  • Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with Our Values

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated outstanding oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective presentations

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive business relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage projects effectively

  • Knowledge of occupational safety and health regulatory process preferred

  • Ability to prepare concise reports for all levels of management

  • Ability to interact with employees and all levels of management

  • Strong leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal skills coupled with integrity and ethics

  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, and able to organize work with minimal supervision

  • Proficient with PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and work management software

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 Field: Safety & Health

Job Type: Standard

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

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

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

600 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

Req ID: APC2005799

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