Location(s): NM - Carlsbad Are you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job that doesn t require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that s committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? A field or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you re looking for.***NOTE: This position requires an assessment prior to interview consideration. We ask you to please carefully read the instructions below Xcel Energy Distribution Department is looking to fill an Apprentice Lineman 1st-4th Year or Journeyman position for our Carlsbad, NM location.As an apprentice lineman you will be taught a very rewarding career in constructing, maintenance, removal and storm restoration of high voltage transmission lines. Xcel Energy has a very reputable Department of Labor certified apprentice program that is recognized throughout the United States. SummaryPosition will be responsible for construction, maintenance and operations. Supports maintenance and emergency repairs of distribution and transmission lines. RequiredMust have a High School diploma or GEDMust have a valid commercial driver s licenseMust have successfully taken the Behavioral Assessment (external all) and EEI CAST Assessment (1st-4th year only)Must be totally committed to safety, quality work and customer serviceMust be able and willing to respond to after hour and weekend call outsPosition could possibly require travel for extended time periodsApprentices are required to attend 2nd, 3rd and 4th year apprentice schoolsMust be mentally competent, able to communicate and able to comprehend instructions and build on previous experienceMust exhibit a team work attitude and be able to work with othersMust be of adequate physical stature toLift and maneuver up to 90 lbsClimb wood poles up to 100' tallPerform aerial work in a safety belt in a safe and efficient mannerUse shovels, sledge hammers and 90 lb jack hammersWork in confined areasMust pass the federal DOT physical examinationMust 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 roleMust reside 20 miles from the Carlsbad Service CenterXcel Energy is an equal opportunity employer _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Steps in Xcel Energy s hiring processAll qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. 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 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. Posting Notes: NM - Carlsbad || NM - Carlsbad || United States (US) || Operations || 11800:Elec Con Carlsbad NM || Full-Time || Bargaining || Requisition Number: 17421Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/VeteranIndividuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at ...@xcelenergy.com
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