Location(s): NM - Artesia; NM - Carlsbad; NM - Clovis; NM - Hobbs; NM - Portales; NM - Roswell; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Tucumcari; TX - Amarillo; TX - Borger; TX - Canadian; TX - Canyon; TX - Claude; TX - Dalhart; TX - Denver City; TX - Dimmitt; TX - Dumas; TX - Earth; TX - Floydada; TX - Friona; TX - Hereford; TX - Levelland; TX - Littlefield; TX - Lubbock; TX - Muleshoe; TX - Pampa; TX - Perryton; TX - Petersburg; TX - Plainview; TX - Post; TX - Seminole; TX - Slaton; TX - Spearman; TX - Vega; TX - Wheeler
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: You may receive an invitation to take an SHL assessment. If you are being sent an assessment an email with instructions will be sent to you via email.
Please Read Before Applying: To qualify for a Journeyman-level Lineman or Serviceman position you must have at least 4 years of experience in the line trade. If you do not have 4 or more years of experience in the line trade, you can search for our opportunities at
Attention all Journeyman level Lineman or Serviceman!
We welcome all Distribution or Transmission Journeyman Level Lineman or Serviceman who are active and passive in their job search to apply to this General Interest requisition. In this requisition, you will be able to express interest in Journeyman Level Lineman or Serviceman positions within the Texas and/or the New Mexico locations. You'll be able to start an application profile with us and a Recruiter will be in touch with you via email or by phone when a position becomes available.
This General Interest posting is for future positions within Xcel Energy's Texas & New Mexico locations.
Important Note: This is not a requisition to apply for a specific job, but instead a tool for Journeyman Lineman and Troubleman Lineman looking for career opportunities with Xcel Energy in Texas & New Mexico. The Talent Acquisition team will use this general interest requisition as a sourcing tool for future job openings within the company.
Once you have submitted your application profile, a Recruiter will review your application and resume to see if you meet the minimum qualifications as a Journeyman Lineman and/or Troubleman Lineman and then based on your preference as to what location and area of the lineman trade you're interested in, a Recruiter will inform you when those jobs become available via email or by phone so that you can apply to it right away.
Please ensure that you are meeting the minimum qualifications listed below and that you are at a Journeyman level status.
Requirements for Journeyman in TX & NM
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
To be considered at the Journeyman level, must possess a Journeyman Lineman Certification that is approved by the Department of Labor.
Valid Class A CDL driver’s license including a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate.
Must successfully score on the Behavioral Assessment
Must be capable of performing all aspects of electric distribution overhead, underground, construction, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Must be available for emergency call-outs as per a schedule.
Must have effective communication skills (verbal and written).
Position could possibly require travel for extended time periods
Must be physically fit and able to lift objects up to 90 pounds, pass a physical examination and be able to perform strenuous physical labor under all types of conditions.
Experience with bucket trucks, digger derricks, trenchers and groundwork with utility line crew required
A high awareness of safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times
Completion of an approved apprentice line program is required
Must live within 20 miles of service center. Selection criteria may include testing and/or assessment. Must pass the Xcel Energy security and drug screening
*This is only a general interest posting for Journyeman level only* Please refer to our company website for other career opportunities.*
Steps in Xcel Energy's hiring process
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: TX - Amarillo || NM - Artesia; NM - Carlsbad; NM - Clovis; NM - Hobbs; NM - Portales; NM - Roswell; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Tucumcari; TX - Amarillo; TX - Borger; TX - Canadian; TX - Canyon; TX - Claude; TX - Dalhart; TX - Denver City; TX - Dimmitt; TX - Dumas; TX - Earth; TX - Floydada; TX - Friona; TX - Hereford; TX - Levelland; TX - Littlefield; TX - Lubbock; TX - Muleshoe; TX - Pampa; TX - Perryton; TX - Petersburg; TX - Plainview; TX - Post; TX - Seminole; TX - Slaton; TX - Spearman; TX - Vega; TX - Wheeler || United States (US) || Operations || 0480A:Operations || Full-Time || Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 21061
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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