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Alabama Power Reviews

Updated January 24, 2019
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  • "Weather can cause you to work long hours, Call center can make it hard to schedule vacation at short notice, work/life balance can be difficult" (in 4 reviews)

  • "I really view no cons with this organization" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alabama Power full-time

    Pros

    Great health and retirement benefits

    Cons

    I don't have any cons


  2. "Market Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Specialist in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Marketing Specialist in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alabama Power full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Autonomy
    My boss, she is the BEST
    Coworkers
    Focused more on team goals than individual goals
    Work-life balance
    Great benefits
    Diversity

    Cons

    It can be a little political at times as with any organization. When they say stretch goals, they mean it! Whew!

    Advice to Management

    Keep dismantling outdated infrastructure. It’s time for APCO to catch up with 2019.

  3. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alabama Power full-time

    Pros

    Cares for employees
    Encourage self growth
    Enjoyable work

    Cons

    When natural disasters hit. Be prepared to work late hours and long days.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to hire humble, understanding and professional leaders.


  4. "DISPATCHER"

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    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Birmingham, AL

    I have been working at Alabama Power full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Positive Environment, Salary, and in the City limits

    Cons

    There was zero opportunity for advancement or lateral movement, and doing essentially the same thing day in and day out eventually wore on me


  5. "Local Operations Lineman"

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    Former Employee - Local Operations Linenam in Mobile, AL
    Former Employee - Local Operations Linenam in Mobile, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Alabama Power full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    One of the best companies in the state of Alabama. Excellent benefits and safety training. On the job training and good opportunities for career advancement.

    Cons

    Working in bad weather conditions. Dangerous work. Working long hours. Must be able to work under stressful conditions without making mistakes.


  6. "Director Supplier Diversity Development"

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    Current Employee - Senior Managing Director in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Senior Managing Director in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Alabama Power full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Company with Great Benefits

    Cons

    Must be energetic and innovative

    Advice to Management

    Must Empower Employees


  7. "Mistakes"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alabama Power full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Company has recently made a business mistakes that cost some employees their job. Can be stressful. Mangers will allow things that they shouldn't.

  8. "Power company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Alabama Power full-time

    Pros

    Good company, with a strong foundation.

    Cons

    No real cons, timing was off


  9. "Lineman"

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    Current Employee - Lineman in Mobile, AL
    Current Employee - Lineman in Mobile, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alabama Power full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The pay is great but the benefits sting on your check but they are good with lots of options.

    Cons

    Other than the cost of benefits I can’t think of one.


  10. "Relaxed environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alabama Power full-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers, pay, benefits, and short days.

    Cons

    Micro managing, and cut throat environment.