Xcel Energy Advanced Step Apprentice/Journeyman Lineman Job in Charter Township of Ironwood, Michigan
Location(s): MI - Ironwood
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 Advanced Step Apprentice/Journeyman Lineman at our Ironwood Service Center in Ironwood, MI. The Journeyman rate of pay for this position is $52.69 hourly. Depending on what step you'll be coming in as, the following is the pay structure:
5th Step: 80% of Journeyman rate
6th Step: 85% of Journeyman rate
7th Step: 90% of Journeyman rate
8th Step: 95% of Journeyman rate
This position will be posted for 15 Working days from June 7, 2021 to June 25, 2021.
Primary responsibilities consist of but are not limited to installation, maintenance and removal of overhead and underground distribution conductors and equipment. Must be able to climb poles, work on energized conductors and equipment, perform hot stick work on energized high voltage conductors, work in inclement weather, be available for callout work and all other work as outlined in the lineman position.
High school graduate or equivalent
Technical School Lineman degree is preferred
Must presently be qualified to be a Adanced Step/Journeyman Lineman and have a working knowledge of all phases of Distribution and Transmission Construction, Maintenance and Operating
Must have good communication and teamwork skills
Requires participation in after-hour emergency callouts in all kinds of weather conditions
Experience with bucket trucks, digger derricks, trenchers and groundwork with utility line crew required
A high awareness of safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times
Must reside within 20 miles of the Ironwood Service Center, MI.
Must be committed to working safely
Must meet driver qualification requirements as specified in FMCSR parts 382 and 391 including the possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A
Steps in Xcel Energy’s hiring process
All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.
Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.
After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.
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.
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: MI - Ironwood || MI - Ironwood || United States (US) || Operations || 715AS:Elec Const ASH/IRW/HWD/MW WI || Full-Time || Bargaining ||
The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $42.15 per hour
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