Xcel Energy Lineman Journeyman Serviceman - Borger, TX Job in Texas
Location(s): TX - Borger
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 is looking for an experienced Distribution Journeyman Lineman Serviceman for our Borger, TX location!
The person filling this position must be self-motivated, work well with others and possess a positive attitude and commitment to work safely, provide quality customer service, create satisfaction and to work productively. In this challenging and rewarding position, the successful candidate must have a well-rounded knowledge of distribution primary feeders, transformer loading and fusing practices. The ideal candidate is thoroughly familiar with the safety regulations of the Company and must be well acquainted with the hazards involved in distribution service work. This role will perform a variety of lineman duties that involve overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission construction, operations and maintenance activities. Primary responsibilities consist of but are not limited to: installation, maintenance and removal of overhead and underground distribution conductors and equipment. Must be able to climb poles, work on energized conductors and equipment, perform hot stick work on energized high voltage conductors, work in inclement weather, be available for callout work and all other work as outlined in the Journeyman Serviceman position.
At Xcel Energy, our customers' quality of life depends on the energy we provide. Every time they flip a switch or turn a dial, they tap into the energy of over 12,000 people working to make life better. 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.
Xcel Energy has become a leader in the energy industry by demonstrating excellence in environmental performance. Our environmental commitment includes improving air quality, conserving resources, harnessing renewable energy, and protecting wildlife and habitats.
Xcel Energy's vitality comes from our people. It takes professionals in engineering, customer service, linemen, marketing and sales professionals, energy traders, mechanics, finance and accounting professionals and many others to power our company. We offer competitive compensation and benefit programs that include a range of options and coverage levels.
Must successfully pass the Journeyman Lineman written & practical exam.
To be considered at the Serviceman level, 5 or more years of experience as a Journeyman Lineman preferred.
Must have a Class A CDL
Must be capable of performing all aspects of electric distribution overhead, underground, construction, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Must be available for emergency call-outs as per a schedule.
Must have effective communication skills (verbal and written).
Position could possibly require travel for extended time periods
Must be physically fit and able to lift objects up to 90 pounds, pass a physical examination and be able to perform strenuous physical labor under all types of conditions.
Experience with bucket trucks, digger derricks, trenchers and groundwork with utility line crew required
A high awareness of safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times
Completion of an approved apprentice line program is required
Applicant must reside within 20 miles of the Borger, TX service center.
Selection criteria may include testing and/or assessment.
Must pass the Xcel Energy security and drug screening
Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.
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: TX - Borger || TX - Borger || United States (US) || Operations || 12500:Borger Elec Con SPS || Full-Time || Bargaining ||
The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $45.41 per hour
This 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)
Requisition Number: 52966
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.
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