Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Journeyman Lineman Job in Boulder, Colorado

Location(s): CO - BoulderAre you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job thatdoesn't require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build along-term career in a stable industry at a company that's committed totreating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? Afield or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you'relooki***NOTE: This position requires an assessment prior to interviewconsideration. We ask you to please carefully read the instructions belowXcel Energy is looking for talented and experienced Journeyman Lineman to jointhe Xcel Energy team at the Boulder Service Center in Boulder, Colorado!Selection criteria will also include an interview and pre-employment writtenand hands-on testing that will take place at a company training facility(personal tools and equipment are not provided).The company reserves the right to close this posting at any time.SummaryPerform the duties of lineman clasification involving overhead and undergroundelectric distribution and transmission systems.Special Instructions:1. The successful candidate must have the physical ability, endurance, anddesire to perform potentially strenuous outdoor work, at all times of theday and night, and under various weather conditions.2. The successful applicant will be expected to respond to emergency calloutsafter normal work hours and on weekends.3. The successful applicant must live within 30 minutes/30 miles of theassigned Service Center throughout their employment in the Line Department.4. The successful candidate must be able to perform safe, proficient, andeffective pole-climbing.5. Applicants must be self-motivated, work well with others, have apositive attitude and be committed to working safely and productively.For External and Non-Xcel Energy Journeyman candidates, verification ofJourneyman Lineman qualificastions and knowledge will include written testingand/or practical skills evaluation during the applicaiton process.RequiredHigh School diploma or equivalent.Valid Class A CDL driver s license including a valid Medical Examiner sCertificate.All applicants must have completed a qualified apprenticeship program, andpossess a Journeyman Lineman certification.Must have a well-rounded knowledge of distribution primary feeder circuits,transformer loading and connections, and fusing practices.Should have experience with electric meter sets and their connections.Must have knowledge and experience in the use of hot line tools, protectivedevices, fuses, lightning arresters, disconnect switches, breakers,grounding sets, transformers and their connections.Must be experienced in operation of Line Construction and Maintenance vehiclesincluding, but not limited to, fork lifts, digger-derricks, platformdigger units, wire and rope tensioning units, and other similar equipment.Must demonstrate a knowledge and experience in electric Distribution systemtrouble-shooting.Must be thoroughly familiar with the Safety Rules and regulations of theCompany and must be well acquainted with the hazards involved in electricDistribution field service work.Must be familiar with use of rubber gloves, sleeves, line hose,switching procedures, as well as in the use of PPE in accordance withCompany and OSHA requirements._______________________________________________________________________________________________Steps in Xcel Energy's hiring processAll 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 infor an information session and interview.After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders willcollaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will bemaCandidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass XcelEnergy's background check and drug test. This process can take up to twoweeks before clearance is i