Journeyman Lineman - Eau Claire, WI Job
Location(s): WI - Eau Claire
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 Lineman at ourMelby Service Center in Eau Claire, WI.The starting base Journeyman pay for this position is $50.24 hourly. Normal work hours are 6:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Thursday.
This position will be posted for 15 Working days from December 23, 2022 - January 17th, 2023.
Primary responsibilities consist of but are not limited to installation, maintenance and removal of overhead transmission 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 as aJourneyman 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
Must be committed to working safely and compliance with all company safety rules
Must be of adequate physical stature to perform routine physical labor associated with line work, including but not limited to:lifting, climbing, working in confined spaces, operation of equipment
Willing to travel and work away from home
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
This position is subject to D.O.T. random drug and alcohol testing program
Two or more years of transmission line construction & maintenance experience
Experience with track vehicles, wire tensioning equipment, and other line construction equipment
Transmission hot work experience
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: WI - Eau Claire || WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Operations || 643GO:NSPW Transmission Construction || Full-Time || Bargaining ||
The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $50.24 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: 53420
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.
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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.