Distribution Apprentice Lineman 1st Year

Xcel Energy Distribution Department is looking to fill an Apprentice Lineman 1st-4th Year or Journeyman position for our Carlsbad NM 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 (CDL Class A) 
Must have successfully taken the Behavioral Assessment (external all) and EEI CAST Assessment (1st-4th year only) 
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. 
Journeyman must take an Xcel Energy written & practical journeyman test in order to be considered for a journeyman role 
Must reside 20 miles from the Carlsbad NM Service Center 
Xcel Energy is an equal opportunity employer 


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: NM - Carlsbad || NM - Carlsbad || United States (US) || Operations || 11800:Elec Con Carlsbad NM || Full-Time || Bargaining || 

Requisition Number: 12881 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran 
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com 

Company Name:
Xcel Energy
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Carlsbad, New Mexico
United States
Lineman/Lineworker - Apprentice
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
< 2 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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