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Journeyman Electrician Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: November 28, 2022
Reference Code: 53107-en_US

Location(s): MN - Maple Grove

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.

We anticipate the need for one or more Journeyman Electrician(s) - Substation Construction. Offices are located at the Maple Grove Service Center. The 2022 starting rate of pay for this Journeyman position will be$56.96 hourly.There will also be 8 cents per hour premium pay. This position will be posted for 10Working Days from November 28th, 2022 - December 9th, 2022.

The Company will have the sole right of selectivity.

Bargaining and non-bargaining employees may apply for this vacancy. Please verify that your education and/or experience meets the minimum requirements listed below. Please do not apply if you do not possess the requirements.


  • Perform duties of electrician classification involving substation construction, which includes structural and electrical equipment installations and control house wiring.
  • Work on substation construction projects in MN, WI, SD, ND, and MI.
  • The construction projects may require extensive work within generation/nuclear generation facilities and outdoors.
  • Work out of town for extended periods of time.
  • Some after-hours emergency callouts.

    Minimum Requirements
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Must currently have a Journeyman Lineman or Electrician (State Licensed) certificate.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of substation equipment, design standards, safety procedures, operating, switching, and grounding procedures.
  • Must be able read schematic diagrams, electrical diagrams, metering diagrams, and equipment operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Possess valid driver's license.
  • Physically capable of lifting and carrying construction and testing equipment.


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: MN - Maple Grove || MN - Maple Grove || United States (US) || Operations || 0329S:NSP Electrical Substaton Const || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $56.96 per hour
This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, 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), Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Vacation, Holidays, Additional days off, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)

Requisition Number: 53107
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.