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Apprentice/Journeyman Lineman Job

Location(s): MN - Shorewood


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 a need for one or more Apprentice Lineman/Journeyman (2nd Step or higher) to be located at either our Shorewood Service Center in Shorewood, MN. This position will be posted for 10 Working Days from May 23, 2022  to June 6, 2022.


Depending on who our top candidate is, the following will be the paid at 2nd Step Apprentice Lineman rate or higher:

2nd Step Apprentice Lineman: $32.71 hourly (65% of the Journeyman Lineman Rate which is $50.33 hourly)



In this position, you will work as part of a team that is responsible for construction maintenance and emergency repairs of all overhead and underground distribution and transmission systems.  Residency within 20 miles of the service center is preferred.



  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical school Lineman degree is required
  • Must have CDL license and be able to pass random drug tests
  • Must be totally committed to safety, quality work, and customer service
  • Must to able to attend and pass all extended training at the Quality Academy
  • Must be able and willing to respond to after hours and weekend call outs
  • Must be mentally competent and able to communicate and comprehend instructions, and build on previous experience
  • Must work well with others and exhibit teamwork attitude
  • Must exhibit a high awareness of safety, and compliance with all company safety rules



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 - Shorewood || MN - Shorewood || United States (US) || Operations || 10120:Elec Ops Shorewood || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $32.71 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, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Vacation, Holidays, Additional days off, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)


Requisition Number: 45209

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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