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Xcel Energy Gas Service Fitter Job in Alamosa, Colorado

Location(s): CO - Alamosa

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 is looking to hire one or more Gas Service Fitter's. This position will be filled out of our Alamosa, CO Service Center. The starting rate of pay for this position is $43.86 hourly.


Perform any of the duties in: Construction, Service and/or Pressure Regulation. The employee must be table to operate company vehicles to respond to and maintain the Company System.


  • Perform low stress oxygen welding, operate company vehicles and special equipment. (ie. hydrotamp,boom truck, backhoe , chain digger, bucket trucks forklift, etc....)

  • Operate and maintain tapping equipment on cast iron, steel, PE,PVC..

  • Verify location of all underground obstruction.

  • Install and maintain all different types of gas services and mains, steel, PE, PVC and CAB.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a High School or equivalent education.

  • Must have completed an approved apprentice program and be qualified as a journeyman.

  • Must have a valid CDL drivers license for the state of Colorado.

  • Have knowledge of the following is required: 1. Shoring 2. National/State/Local codes that relate to gas utilization. 3.Haz Comm 4. DOT Part 192 Pipeline Safety. 5. Confined Space 6. Barricade and traffic control. 7. Gas Condensate handling procedures. 8. Safety.

  • Must live within 30 miles or 30 minutes of the Alamosa Service Center

  • Must pass a Gas Respirator Qualification Test and will be subject to DOT drug and alcohol testing

**NOTE: This position requires an assessments prior to being considered for an interview so please read the following instructions carefully:

Assessment Information

Step 1 Application and Online Assessment:

  1. Create a profile by applying for a position

  2. Apply to the job posting

  3. Should you meet the minimum qualifications, you may receive an invitation to complete an online assessment. Please follow the assessment instructions carefully and complete the online assessment within 72 hours.

Step 2 Selection Process:

  1. Please allow a couple of weeks for assessment results and applications to be reviewed. You will be notified if you are selected for an interview.

  2. If you are not selected for an interview, you will receive notice that the hiring leader has chosen to go with another candidate.

  3. If you do not successfully complete the assessment, you are eligible to re-take it after 6 months.

Steps in Xcel Energy’s hiring process

  1. All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.

  2. Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.

  3. After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.

  4. 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.

  5. 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: CO - Alamosa || CO - Alamosa || United States (US) || Operations || 65420:Gas Ops Pueblo PSC || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 23622

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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