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5 Questions with Steven Neighbors, Electrical Distribution

By October 11, 2023November 15th, 2023No Comments
Steve Neighbors

Steven Neighbors, Electrical Distribution, enjoys hunting and fishing on the weekends with his family. 

What made you want to join Facilities Management?

While working as a journeyman lineman at Opelika Power, I saw an opportunity in facilities management and applied for the position. I felt like this was a chance to advance in my career. I was also excited to be on a team that plays a crucial role in maintaining such an important electrical system throughout Auburn.

What is your favorite thing about working with the Facilities team?  

I appreciate the work-life balance that comes with this role. I also enjoy being a part of the team that is responsible for ensuring the reliability of our electrical system.

What encouraged you to pursue a career in Electrical Distribution? 

After high school, I joined the Air Force as a flightline mechanic. When my dad got sick, I moved back home to take care of him and began working as a lineman with the local power company. I chose electrical distribution because it offers a stable job with good pay and benefits.

What is your favorite thing to do outside of work? 

I enjoy spending time outdoors with my family, we particularly enjoy hunting and fishing.

What is your favorite Auburn tradition?

As a lifelong Auburn football fan, my favorite tradition must be the pre-game experience. The eagle’s flight and the team entrance never fail to create an electrifying atmosphere.

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