Distribution Apprentice Lineman 1st -4th Year or Journeyman-Amarillo, TX Job

Amarillo, Texas
13 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Location(s): TX - Amarillo
Do you want to work in an exciting job expanding the energy infrastructure for a growing part of the Southwest? Do you want to build a long-term career at a company committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, a company with plenty of room to grow? Consider a position in the SPS service territory of Xcel Energy.
Xcel Energy Distribution Department is looking to fill several Apprentice Lineman 1st-4th Year or Journeyman positions for our Amarillo, TX location.
As an apprentice lineman you will be taught a very rewarding career in constructing, maintenance, removal and storm restoration of high voltage transmission lines. Xcel Energy has a very reputable Department of Labor certified apprentice program that is recognized throughout the United States.
Position will be responsible for construction, maintenance and operations. Supports maintenance and emergency repairs of distribution and transmission lines.
Must have a High School diploma or GED
Must have a valid commercial driver's license
Must have successfully taken the Behavioral Assessment (external) and EEI CAST Assessment (1st-4th year)
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.
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 || 13550:Elec Con Amarillo NE SPS || Full-Time || Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 5943
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com