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Plant Auxiliary (Hydro) - Lower Coosa River System

Clanton, AL

Plant Auxiliary (Hydro) - Lower Coosa River System


Plant Auxiliary – Alabama Power Hydro

Alabama Power hires entry-level power plant workers at various plants around Alabama. Starting pay is approximately $22.43/hr benefits with the opportunity for two raises a year given expected performance.

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 positions primary responsibility is cleaning the plant, office space and maintaining the plant grounds. This position also 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 cleaning and lawn equipment is required. Plant Auxiliaries in Hydro Generation work day shift 6:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. and must be available for rotating shifts, overtime and call outs. Experience or knowledge of mechanics, electricity, shop machinery, welding, and piping work is desired.

  • 2 years Secondary Education or Technical Degree (Industrial or Technical majors) preferred

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

  • Required 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

  • Must be available for overtime, call outs, weekends and holidays – 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

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

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 a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. 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 Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-South Alabama-Clanton

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to…): No

Union Covered: Yes

Work Location(s):

Lay Dam - 626 County Road 794 (626CLANTON)

626 County Road 794

Clanton, 35046

Req ID: APC2008271


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