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Substation Electrician - Brush, CO Job

Location(s): CO - Brush


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education 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 professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.




We anticipate the need for one or more Electric Substation Electrician/Technician(s) at our Brush Service Center in Brush, Colorado

The starting rate of pay for this position is $48.66 hourly.
Selection criteria will also include an interview and pre-employment written and hands-on testing that will take place at a company training facility. 

Use your expertise and hands-on experience to build, repair and operate high voltage substations. Ensure that safe, reliable and cost-effective power is available for all of Xcel Energy's customers.



In this position, you will be required to:

  • Install, construct, inspect, repair and maintain all electrical substation equipment such as: high voltage transformers, power circuit breakers and instrument transformers, structures, conductors, conduits, switches regulators, generators, motors, pumps, controls and other wiring.
  • Quickly develop and demonstrate proficiency with Xcel Energy high voltage electrical equipment for safe operation and switching. Will be responsible to obtain and verify proper clearances and must have the ability to switch 345kv, 230kv, 115kv and all distribution high voltages. A working knowledge of lockout tag out policies and procedures will also be expected.
  • Take the lead on learning, implementing and demonstrating key safety practices and procedures that follow Xcel energy's safety guidelines.



In this position, you will need to be self-motivated, work well on a team and have a positive attitude. You may work in a variety of weather conditions, at heights and within confined spaces. You will be expected to respond to after hours and weekend call-out and to travel extensively for extended periods of time.???

  • Successful applicants will have a High school diploma or GED and meet the following criteria:
  • Must have a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A.
  • Must be a Journeyman level Substation Electrician who has completed an approved Substation Apprentice program or company approved equivalent program.
  • Must have experience with operating and maintaining high voltage electrical substations.
  • Basic knowledge of National Electric Code, FERC, Hazmat, OSHA regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lift and maneuver up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to use an assortment of hand and power tools and electrical diagnostic equipment.
  • Basic computer literacy and a familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
  • Must live within 30 miles and 30 minutes of the Brush Service Center





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:  CO - Brush || CO - Brush || United States (US) || Public Service Company || 38780:PSCo Subs Ops & Maint CO Geo || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $46.88 per hour

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Requisition Number: 24294

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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