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Apprentice Electrical Mechanic Job

Location(s): MN - Maple Grove


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 Apprentice Electrical Mechanic in the Electric Repair Center at the Maple Grove Service Center. This will be a four-year apprenticeship. The starting pay will be $26.98/hourly.  This position will be posted for 15 working days internally from August 2nd, 2022  - August 22nd, 2022.



This position will repair and construct Pole top Transformers, Pad mount Transformers, breaker reclosers and voltage regulators as well as construct protective grounds. This position will also assist in the painting and scrapping of failed equipment.



  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must be reliable and safely perform the duties of the classification which may include lifting at least 50 lbs.
  • Ability to intelligently and constructively communicate with Electric Repair Center Personnel, other co-workers and customers.
  • Must be respirator qualified or must have the ability to obtain the respirator qualification.
  • Highly developed mechanical ability and previous experience in electrical field desired.


Special Requirements

  • Will be required to perform duties, when necessary, from scaffoldings, catwalks or other lift equipment in high and confined areas.
  • May be required to meet driver qualification requirements, including the possession of a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL).
  • May be required to work extended hours and to respond to off hour emergencies.
  • May have the ability to be certified to operate a forklift and qualified to operate an overhead crane.
  • Will be required to do computer entry and recordkeeping as needed.
  • Will be required to provide hand tools and tool box.



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 - Maple Grove || MN - Maple Grove || United States (US) || Operations || 03296:NSPM Substation Ops & Mtce || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $26.98 per hour

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


Requisition Number: 47785

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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