Xcel Energy Inc.
This position will work as part of an electric line crew operation and perform duties of the lineman classification involving construction, maintenance and emergency repairs of all overhead and underground distribution and transmission systems in Xcel Energy service territory.
The successful candidate will be required to reside within a 20 miles radius of the reporting headquarters.
High School graduate or equivalent.
Technical School Lineman degree.
Must presently be qualified to be a Journeyman Lineman. Documentation of completion of a journeyman lineman program is required for the journeyman level positon..
Experience with digger derricks, bucket trucks, trenchers is required.
Must be able to work at heights up to and above 100 feet.
Must be willing to travel and work away from home.
Must be able to communicate effectively; have good teamwork skills and able to understand, comprehend, and follow directions in the workplace
Must have a quality work ethic and be committed to optimum customer service.
Must be able to work additional hours, respond to after hours and weekend call outs.
A high awareness of safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times.
Must meet driver qualification requirements as specified in FMCSR Parts 382 and 391 including the possession of a valid Commercial Drivers License Class A.
Must live within a 20 miles radius from the Paynesville Service Center.
This job will require the ability to work in an efficient manner while performing the essential responsibilities of the position which may include lifting and maneuvering up to 50 lbs.
Steps in Xcel Energy's hiring process
All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via email. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.
Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.
After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.
Candidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass Xcel Energy's background check and drug test. This process can take up to two weeks before clearance is issued.
After successful passing of the background check and drug test, candidates are ready to start the training class.
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energyrelated products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes: MN Paynesville || MN Paynesville || United States (US) || Operations || 24110:Elec Ops St Cloud || FullTime || Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 11768
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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Our name reflects our core value — excellence in energy products and services. We are committed to customer satisfaction by continuously improving our operations to be a low-cost, reliable, environmentally sound energy provider. We have been successfully proving this to our customers for more than 130 years and will work hard to continue with this commitment in the future.