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Advanced Step Apprentice/Journeyman Lineman -Mankato MN Job

Location(s): MN - Mankato


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 Advanced Step Apprentice/Journeyman Linemen to be located at the Mankato Service Center, in Mankato, MN. The base rate of pay for Journeyman Lineman is $50.33 hourly according to the “Exhibit A” wage scale. An Advanced Step Apprentice will be coming in at 80% of the Journeyman rate of pay at 5th Step, 85% at 6th Step, 90% at 7th Step, or 95% at a 8th Step.


The position will be posted for 10 working days from June 22nd, 2022 to July 5th, 2022.


Job Responsibilities (May include, but not limited to the following)       

Perform all duties of the Lineman Classification. Including work on overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission systems. Individuals filling this position should have a high-level commitment to Safety, Provide quality customer service, be self-motivated and possess a positive attitude.



  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  2. Documentation of completion of a Journeyman Lineman program is required.
  3. Must meet driver qualification requirements, including the possession of a valid Commercial Class A Drivers License.
  4. Must be physically capable of performing all aspects of electric overhead and underground distribution construction, operations, and maintenance work.
  5. Must have good communication and teamwork skills.
  6. Must presently be qualified to be a 5th Step Apprentice Lineman or higher.
  7. Must be self-motivated and possess a positive attitude.
  8. Demonstrated commitment to work safely and productively.


Special Requirements     

  1. Requires participation in after-hours emergency call-outs.
  2. Must live within a 20 mile radius of the Mankato Service Center.
  3. This position is subject to D.O.T. random drug and alcohol testing program.





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 - Mankato || MN - Mankato || United States (US) || Operations || 0811M:Elec Ops Mankato MN || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $40.26 per hour

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


Requisition Number: 46702

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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