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 Apprentice Linemen 1st-4th Year or Journeyman positions for our Carlsbad, NM location.
Position will be responsible for construction, maintenance and operations. Supports maintenance and emergency repairs of distribution and transmission lines.
Must have a High School diploma or GED
Must have a valid commercial driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 120 days of the start date
Must 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 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
Must be mentally competent, able to communicate and able to comprehend instructions and build on previous experience
Must exhibit a team work 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, sledge hammers 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 within 20 miles of the Carlsbad Service Center
Xcel Energy is an equal opportunity employer
Steps in Xcel Energy’s hiring process
- All 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: 19111
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at [email protected]