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Xcel Energy Transmission Electrician Apprentice 1st - 4th Year or Journeyman - Amarillo, TX Job in Texas

Location(s): TX - Amarillo

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.

We are looking for 2 Substation Transmission Electrician Apprentice to join our team in Amarillo, TX! This position will participate in and complete our four-year, electrician apprenticeship program and will learn and be responsible for construction and maintenance on electrical substations for Xcel Energy. In this position you must be able to communicate well, and able to comprehend instructions and build on previous experience. A good team-work attitude and ability to work well with others is a must.

This position may be filled at a higher level depending upon experience and qualifications.


Successful applicant must have High School diploma or GED and meet the following criteria:

Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Must have passed the Edison Electric Institute's Construction and Skilled Trades Test (CAST).

Must be willing to respond to after hour and weekend call outs.

Must be willing to travel extensively for extended periods of time.

Must be of adequate physical stature to:

A. Lift and maneuver up to 90 lbs.

B. Perform aerial work in a safety belt in a safe and efficient manner.

C. Use shovels, sledge hammers, 90 lb. jackhammers, and an assortment of hand tools.

D. Work in confined spaces.

Must pass the federal D.O.T. physical examination.

Must be totally committed to safety, quality of work, and customer service.

Must reside within SPS Service territory

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 - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Operations || 18710:SPS Substation Construction || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: 1st Year Appr: $28.04 per hour, Journeyman: $48.18

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: 53670

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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