Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Journeyman Lineman Job in Fort Collins, Colorado
Location(s): CO - Fort CollinsAre 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 belowWe anticipate the need for one or more Journeyman Lineman to be located inEvergreen, CO. The starting rate of pay for this position is $47.76 hourly.SummaryPerform the duties of lineman classification involving overhead andunderground electric distribution 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 theEvergreen Service Center.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.Minimum RequirementsHigh 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. **NOTE: This position requires an assessments prior to being considered foran interview so please read the following instructions carefully:Assessment InformationStep 1 Application and Online Assessment: 1. Create a profile by applying for a position2. Apply to the job posting3. Should you meet the minimum qualifications, you may receive an invitationto complete an online assessment. Please follow the assessment instructionscarefully and complete the online assessment within 72 hours.Step 2 Selection Process:4. Please allow a couple of weeks for assessment results and applications tobe reviewed. You will be notified if you are selected for an interview.5. If you are not selected for an interview, you will receive notice thatthe hiring leader has chosen to go with another candidate.6. If you do not successfully complete the assessment, you are eligible tore-take it after 6 months.Step 3 Lineman Test: 7. If selected for the next step you will be required to pass the XcelEnergy Journeyman Lineman test. 8.