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Xcel Energy Journeyman Lineman - Maple Grove, MN Job in Township of Maple Grove, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Maple Grove

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


We anticipate the need for one or more Journeyman Lineman to join our team at the Maple Grove Service Center in Maple Grove, MN. The starting rate of pay for this position is $52.69 hourly.

As a lineman you will perform the duties of lineman classification involving all facets of line construction associated with high voltage transmission systems. The person filling this position must be self-motivated, work well with others and possess a positive attitude and a commitment to work safely, provide quality customer service, create customer satisfaction and to work productively. Two or more years of transmission line construction & maintenance experience. Transmission hot work experience preferred. Must have a total commitment to safety, quality and customer service. Experience with the operation of aerial lifts, digger derricks, track vehicles, wire tensioning equipment, and other line construction equipment is desirable.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must presently hold a Journeyman Lineman Certificate

  • Valid Class A CDL driver’s license including a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate.

  • Requires participation in after-hour emergency call-outs

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to successfully work with customers on a wide range of concerns

  • Must be self-motivated and possess a positive attitude

  • Demonstrated commitment to work productively and safely

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: MN - Maple Grove || MN - Maple Grove || United States (US) || Operations || 0329T:Transmission Construction || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $52.69 per hour

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Requisition Number: 28911

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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