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District Troubleman Job

Location(s): WI - Blair


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Are you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job that doesn't require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that's committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? A field or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you're looking for.


NOTE: This position requires an assessment prior to interview consideration. We ask you to please carefully read the instructions below


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We anticipate the need for a District Troubleman at our Blair Service Center in Blair, WI.¬ 


Summary
In this position, you will perform all duties of District Troubleman classification involving overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission systems, as well as performing substation switching.¬  The person filling this position must be self-motivated, work well with others, possess a positive attitude, and committed to creating customer satisfaction through quality customer service.


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  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Technical School Lineman degree is preferred

  • Must presently be qualified as a¬  Journeyman Lineman and have a working knowledge of all phases of Distribution and Transmission Construction, Maintenance and Operating

  • Experience with digger derricks, bucket trucks and groundwork with utility crews is required

  • Must be able to work at heights up to and above 100 feet

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Participation in after-hour emergency callouts in all kinds of weather conditions

  • 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 reside within 20 mile radius of assigned service center within the first 6 months of hire

  • Must be committed to working safely and compliance with all company safety rules

  • Ability to successfully work with customers on a wide range of concerns

  • Representing Xcel Energy to public officials and the general public

  • 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

  • Must be able to perform work in confined spaces and be able to safely lift and maneuver up to 50 pounds


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Steps in Xcel Energy's hiring process



  1. All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.

  2. Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.

  3. After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.

  4. Candidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass Xcel Energy's background check and drug test. This process can take up to two weeks before clearance is issued.

  5. After successful passing of the background check and drug test, candidates are ready to start the training class.


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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.
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Posting Notes:¬  WI - Blair WI - Blair United States (US) Operations 719LX:Elec Const E LaCrs/SPT WI Full-Time Bargaining
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Requisition Number: 17214


Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com




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