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Equipment Operator/Truck Driver 1st - 4th Year Job

Location(s): TX - Amarillo


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.



Xcel Energy's Transmission Construction Department is looking to fill a Heavy Equipment Operator/Truck Driver 1st - 4th Year for the Amarillo, TX location.

Transmission Line anticipates a need for a Truck Driver 1st-4th Year to work throughout the 54,000 square mile of SPS Service Territory, constructing and maintaining transmission lines, hauling materials, operating equipment and all emergency repairs of our transmission and distribution system.

Must have a High School Diploma or GED
Must have a valid Class A CDL License with Tanker & Double Triples
Preferred to have 5 years’ experience driving semi, cranes, and running heavy tonnage
Must be able and willing to respond to after hour emergency work and callouts, and work extensive amounts of overtime
Requires very extensive overnight travel
Must be of excellent stature, lift and maneuver up to 90 lbs., use shovels, sledge hammers and jack hammers consistently through the day.




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:  TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Operations || 18720:Transmission Construction || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $26.10 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, Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition reimbursement, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Vacation, Holidays, Personal holidays, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)


Requisition Number: 44485

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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