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Southern Company Utility Assistant (Fleet Services Mechanic) - Multiple Alabama Locations in Anniston, Alabama

Utility Assistant (Fleet Services Mechanic) - Multiple Alabama Locations


Utility Assistant - Fleet Services Mechanic

Note: Current and future vacancies potentially in Anniston, Birmingham, Calera, Dothan, Eufaula, Jasper, Mobile, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa.

Fleet Mechanic Utility Assistants support in the maintenance of all light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles/equipment. This includes routine and preventative maintenance, light fabrication, and troubleshooting and systematic problem detection of hydraulic, electrical, mechanical, and A/C systems. Candidates must be available for overtime, call out, weekend and holidays as needed. The work locations for non-traveling Utility Assistants would be at a garage across our six (6) Divisions. For traveling jobs, you would travel throughout the bottom two-thirds of the state, away from home Monday through Thursday each week.


  • High School diploma with a 2-year Technical Degree in Automotive Technology highly desired

  • ASE or welding certification preferred

  • 2 years of experience in automotive maintenance field

  • Knowledge of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles; Experience with hydraulics and diesel engines preferred

  • Ability to perform physically demanding activities while working in all type of temperature extremes

  • Job requires candidates to bend, kneel, crawl, stoop and stand for long periods of time

  • Individuals also must demonstrate the ability and desire to work safely and display ethical behavior at all times

  • Shifts: Non-traveling positions work either day or evening shift/ Day shift 7am-3:30pm / Night shift 3pm-1:30am/ (must be available for overtime, call out, weekends and holidays as required) / Traveling positions work 10-hour shifts, Monday through Thursday

Requirements for employment as a FLEET MECHANIC UTILITY ASSISTANT include:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Possess a valid driver's license

  • Ability to obtain and hold CDL license

  • Available to work overtime, call out, weekends and holidays as required

Pay for a FLEET MECHANIC UTILITY ASSISTANT position is based on an hourly rate with possible overtime pay. Starting pay is depending upon experience and A.S.E certifications.

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 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national 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 utilities 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: Fleet & Automotive Services

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Mobile Area-Mobile

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Other Locations: Alabama-South Alabama-Montgomery, Alabama-West Alabama-Tuscaloosa, Alabama-West Alabama-Jasper, Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham, Alabama-South Alabama-Eufaula, Alabama-South Alabama-Dothan, Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Anniston

Job Type: Standard

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

Union Covered: Yes

Work Location(s):

Mobile-Michigan Ave Complex - 650 Michigan Avenue (650MOBILE)

650 Michigan Avenue

Mobile, 36605

Req ID: APC2007724