Distribution Lineman Apprentice 1St - 4Th Year Or Journeyman - Hobbs, NM

Xcel Energy Hobbs , NM 88241

Posted 2 months ago

Location(s): NM - Hobbs

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

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 a valid commercial driver's license (or the ability to obtain one within 120 days of your 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 20 miles from the Hobbs Service Center

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 - Hobbs || NM - Hobbs || United States (US) || Operations || 11950:Hobbs Elect Const SPS || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 22428

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

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