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Southern Company Building Maintenance Technician in Gulfport, Mississippi

Building Maintenance Technician


Building Maintenance Technician– Gulfport, MS

Job Summary

Maintains and repairs office facility mechanical and electrical systems, fixtures and equipment.

Job Requirements

  • Vocational/technical education and broad journeyman level experience in commercial HVAC systems operation, repair, maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • Universal refrigerant certification.

  • Comprehensive working knowledge of building trades including electrical, controls, plumbing, fitting, and welding.

  • General knowledge of construction and facilities operations.

  • Experience with commercial building equipment and fixtures including pumps, valves, motors, gear drives, operators and other apparatus.

  • Familiar with building codes and associated guidelines including EPA, ASHRAE, OSHA, NEC, NFPA and others.

  • Skills: Read and interpret schematics & engineering drawings; use of common and specialty hand tools including test equipment, welding/brazing; analytical & problem solving; multi-tasking; oral and written communications, planning and organizing.

Other Requirements

  • Due to the nature of the work performed and the equipment utilized in this position, the successful candidate will need to:

  • Be able to lift at least 50 lbs

  • Weigh at or under 280 lbs (fully dressed with steel-toe boots)

  • Successful completion of the CAST pre-employment test is a requirement. If you meet the screening criteria, you will be notified via email with registration instructions.

  • Must be available for 24 hour 7 day emergency response.

  • Responds to building emergencies.

  • Essential in disaster preparation and recovery.

Mississippi Power a subsidiary of Southern Company, serves southeast Mississippi. We have a history of customer and community service, economic development leadership, environmental stewardship and employee involvement.

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: Facilities & Building Services

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Mississippi-Coastal Area-Gulfport

Operating Company: Mississippi Power Company

Job Type: Standard

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

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

MPC Corporate Headquarters - 2992 West Beach Blvd (2992GULFPORT)

2992 West Beach Blvd

Gulfport, 39501

Req ID: MPC2001924

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