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Shop Assistant - Garage ROTATING Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: December 26, 2022
Reference Code: 53423-en_US

Job Grade: A16
Hierarchy: No - We can only hire at the posted level
Union Position: Bargaining

We anticipate the need for a Shop Assistant - Garage, to be located at the Western Avenue Service Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The job will be posted for 15 working days from December 23rd to January 17th, 2023. The starting base rate of pay is $24.28 hourly.This is a rotating position with rotating shifts of 7:00am-3:00pm and 2:00pm - 10:00pm. This is a graduated wage scale position with scheduled raises at six-month intervals during early years of employment.

Bargaining and non-bargaining employees may apply for this vacancy. The Company will have the sole right of selectivity.

Job Responsibilities (May include, but not limited to): Clean, fuel, and service the company's fleet inventory consisting of various vehicles, trucks, trailers, and heavy equipment. Perform garage work area cleaning, delivery of parts, delivery of vehicles and equipment, and other duties as assigned by management.



  1. High school diploma or GED
  2. Strong mechanical aptitude.
  3. Applicant must have the ability to read/write and understand the English language, perform basic mathematics, and possess basic computer skills
  4. Combination of vocational experience and technical training enabling performance of position duties
  5. A high level of safety awareness with a demonstrated commitment to working safely at all times is required.
  6. Must meet driver qualification requirements as specified in FMCSR parts 382 and 391 and obtain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A within the first 6 months of hire

Special Requirements



  1. Participation in after-hour emergency callouts in all kinds of weather conditions
  2. Ability to lift 50 or more pounds routinely and prolonged standing
  3. Selection criteria may include testing and/or assessment.
  4. Must reside within 20-mile radius of assigned service center within the first 6 months of hire
  5. The ability to drive and operate a wide variety of different vehicles and equipment with varied transmissions.
  6. Successful applicant must furnish standard and metric tools in accordance with the Fleet department's required tool list

Desired Qualifications:



  1. A two-year technical, vocational or trade school diploma in automotive, truck, and/or heavy equipment service repair and maintenance
  2. Demonstrated ability to work independently


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) || Audit and Financial Services || 423EC:Transportation-Eau Claire || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $24.28 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan

Requisition Number: 53423
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.