Apprentice Lineman (Step 3 or Higher)

Xcel Energy
Organization Summary

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 a need for one or more Apprentice Lineman (3rd Step or higher) to be located at either our Shorewood Service Center or Waconia Service Center. 

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Depending on who our top candidate is, the following will be the paid at 3rd Step Apprentice Lineman rate or a 4th Step Apprentice Lineman rate:

3rd Step Apprentice Lineman: $33.53 hourly (70% of the Journeyman Lineman Rate which is $47.89 hourly)

4th Step Apprentice Lineman: $35.92 hourly (75% of Journeyman Lineman Rate which is $47.89 hourly)


Primary Duties

In this position, you will work as part of a team that is responsible for construction maintenance and emergency repairs of all overhead and underground distribution and transmission systems.  Residency within 20 miles of the service center is preferred.


Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

Technical school Lineman degree is required

Must have CDL license and be able to pass random drug tests

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

Must to able to attend and pass all extended training at the Quality Academy

Must be able and willing to respond to after hours and weekend call outs

Must be mentally competent and able to communicate and comprehend instructions, and build on previous experience

Must work well with others and exhibit team work attitude

Must exhibit a high awareness of safety, and compliance with all company safety rules


How to Apply

Follow instructions at the link.


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