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Southern Company Helper (Storeroom) in Columbus, Georgia

The Region Materials Warehouse Team in Columbus, GA is seeking candidates to apply:

31610 Gentian Blvd. Columbus, GA 31907

The Materials Helper Storeroom position assists the Senior Storekeeper with their responsibilities as they apply to warehouse activities, including but not limited to the following:

  • Organize and inventory warehouse materials

  • Prepare materials for outgoing shipment

  • Maintain a clean work environment

  • Assist customers and employees with locating materials

  • Assist customers and employees with loading and unloading of materials

Note: This is a position covered by a collective bargaining agreement between Georgia Power and IBEW Local 84 and is governed by this agreement. Union membership is optional. The starting salary (non-negotiable) is governed by this agreement which includes an increase every six months assuming satisfactory performance, until you max out in your job classification and a negotiated general increase every July.

Job Experience and Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required

  • Warehouse related experience and/or background is highly preferred

  • Successful completion of Warehouse - Clerical Test is required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to follow instructions and translate those instructions into action items

  • Computer literacy desirable.

  • Must be able to interact with various internal customers

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs continuously/repetitively is required

  • May be required to travel to other Region Storerooms to assist as needed

  • Ability to work overtime and storm duty when necessary

  • Ability to safely operate a forklift or similar motorized warehouse equipment for warehouse materials distribution

Behavioral Attributes

  • Customer oriented team player who is willing to learn, be flexible, and self motivated

  • Individual must show a strong dedication to safety

  • Candidate must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the company culture - Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

  • Candidates must pass a pre-employment assessment (warehouse-clerical) to qualify for a job interview

  • Job offers are contingent on candidates passing a post offer physical abilities test (POET) to successfully complete the onboarding process

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the Company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. 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 Identification: 6019

Job Category: Supply Chain

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power