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Southern Company Printing Operator in Birmingham, Alabama

Printing Operator


Printing and Document services is looking for an experienced professional in the pre-press/graphic and typesetting area. This person will be expected to correct customers files, job layout/ signature layout, illustrate, assemble, make cutting templates, use of mailing software USPS/mail merge, and typeset for a wide variety of customers and work groups. The successful candidate will need to be proficient in, Illustrator, InDesign, and Adobe Creative Suite software or similar workflow software. They must have a good understanding of job layouts for offset, digital, vinyl cutting and large format printing. The candidate must show a thorough understanding of several different output devices, including but not limited to offset plate making, large format flatbed printing & cutting, vinyl, sign design and digital presses. This person must have a thorough understanding of production and rendering methods to solve visual communication problems. The candidate needs a good understanding of branding and the importance of its proper and pointed execution for the company image.

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit a safety conscious work ethic as well as adhere to all company safety requirements

  • Must be their brothers’ and sisters’ keeper by being diligent to look out for any hazards

  • Team player and work to meet our customer’s critical deadlines

  • Must deliver quality, first class service

  • Commitment to excellence for our customers

Candidates with the following preferred qualifications are encouraged to apply:


  • 3-5 years’ experience in commercial/production shop.

  • Experience working with InDesign, Illustrate, Adobe Creative Suite, I-cut, mailing software and Prinect, or similar plate making and cutting template software/workflow applications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced level computer knowledge and skills using office applications (i.e. Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word)

  • Ability to multi-task, to organize, determine priorities, and meet critical deadlines

  • Ability to produce accurate results with attention to detail in a timely manner

  • Take initiative and be a self-starter

  • Committed, Superior Performance, “can do” attitude

  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities

  • Must be a team player, service-oriented customer focused

  • Must have good oral and writing skills.

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 Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Crp Hdqs-900 North 18 St - 900 North 18th Street (900BIRMINGHAM)

900 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

Req ID: APC2007835