Join Tom Broadwell, an environmental specialist at Southern Company as he takes you through a typical working day. Tom explains water quality sampling at reservoirs and monitoring aquatic plants. For more information on real employees and real jobs in the energy business visit Southern Company.

With nearly 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading U.S. producer of electricity. Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and has been listed the top ranking U.S. electric service provider in customer satisfaction for eight consecutive years by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).