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Lineman Apprentice 1st - 4th Year or Journeyman - Hobbs, NM

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy

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Hobbs, NM, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Xcel Energy Distribution Department is looking to fill Apprentice Linemen 1st-4th Year or Journeyman positions for our Hobbs, NM location.

Xcel Energy has a very reputable Department of Labor certified apprentice program that is recognized throughout the United States.

Summary

Position will be responsible for construction, maintenance and operations. Supports maintenance and emergency repairs of distribution and transmission lines.

Required

Must have a High School diploma or GED.

Must have Class A (or the ability to obtain one within 120 days)

Must have successfully taken the EEI CAST Assessment (1st-4th year only) (additional testing sessions may be conducted for this position)
Must be totally committed to safety, quality work and customer service.
Must be able and willing to respond to after hour and weekend call outs.
Position could possibly require travel for extended time periods.
Apprentices are required to attend 2nd, 3rd and 4th year apprentice schools.

Apprentices are required to attend climbing school.
Must be mentally competent, able to communicate and able to comprehend instructions and build on previous experience.
Must exhibit a teamwork attitude and be able to work with others.
Must be of adequate physical stature to
Lift and maneuver up to 90 lbs
Climb wood poles up to 100' tall.
Perform aerial work in a safety belt in a safe and efficient manner.
Use shovels, sledgehammers and 90 lb jack hammers.
Work in confined areas
Must pass the federal DOT physical examination.

Must complete all questions in application and upload a resume for consideration.

Journeyman must take an Xcel Energy written & practical journeyman test in order to be considered for a journeyman role.

Must reside 20 miles from the Hobbs Service Center

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com.

BargainingThe anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $29.16 to $50.11 per hourThis position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition reimbursement, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Vacation, Holidays, Personal holidays, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)

Pay and benefit packages may vary based on position. Some employees are under collective bargaining agreements, which determine the benefits they will receive. If the information conflicts with the terms of the written plan documents governing the plan, the plan document will control. Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

Anticipated Last Date to Apply: 02/20/24

EEO is the Law | EEO is the Law Supplement | Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination | Equal Opportunity Policy (PDF) | Employee Rights (PDF)

ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT
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