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Temporary Utility Worker - Brainerd, MN Job

Location(s): MN - Brainerd


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 a position 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.



We anticipate the need for one or more Temporary Utility Helper position to be located at our Brainerd Service Center in Brainerd, Minnesota. The starting rate of pay for this position is $24.62 hourly.



In this position, you can assist in a variety of job function within Gas Operations. Work ranges from performing leak survey of our gas system to performing maintenance, installation and repair of our gas facilities. These positions work with regulation, metering, odorization, customer piping and below and above ground piping.




  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous construction or mechanical work experience
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must be in excellent physical condition and be able to handle a 90-pound jackhammer


There are two levels of gas helpers entry level and advanced.  In order to be considered for placement in the advanced level, applicant must meet all requirements outlined above along with work experience in natural gas, polyfusion, possession of a CDL (Class A), operation of heavy equipment


Placement within the two levels will be commensurate with candidate's skills, education, experience and need.  Applicant is required to successfully pass the Xcel Energy screening requirements, which include a drug test and security clearance.





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 - Brainerd || MN - Brainerd || United States (US) || Operations || 21280:Gas Ops St Cloud MN || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $24.62 per hour

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Requisition Number: 28782

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