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Heavy Truck Operator 1st 6 Mos - Henderson MDC CO Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 16, 2022
Reference Code: 48849-en_US
Location(s): CO - Henderson

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

Xcel Engergy has a need for a Heavy Equipment Operator/Truck Driver 1st 6 Months at the MDC in Henderson, Colorado

Substation Construction anticipates a need for a Truck Driver 1st-4th Year to work throughout the Xcel Energy Service Territory, constructing substations, hauling materials and equipment and all emergency repairs of our transmission and distribution system.

Must have a High School Diploma or GED
Must have a valid Class A CDL License with Tanker & Double Triples
Preferred to have10 years' experience driving semi.
Must be able and willing to respond to after hour emergency work and callouts, and work extensive amounts of overtime
Requires moderate overnight travel
Travel Requirements - 70% minimum
On Call Responsibility - 7 days a week/24 hours a day for emergency work
Experience hauling heavy tonnage - 200,000lbs + in mountainous regions
Tanker Endorsement or ability to obtain in 30 days
Hazmat Endorsement or ability to obtain in 90 days

NCCO crane certification
Experience operating construction equipment (forklift, skid steer, excavator, manlift, backhoe, loader)
Experience with interstate hauling and permit requirements

Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

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: CO - Henderson || CO - Henderson || United States (US) || Operations || 43220:Construction || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $33.66 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Vacation, Holidays, Personal Leave, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)

Requisition Number: 48849
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com
About this Employer‍

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.