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HVAC Technician Job

Location(s): WI - Eau Claire


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 to build a long-term career 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.

***NOTE: This position requires an assessment prior to interview consideration. We ask you to please carefully read the instructions below



We anticipate the need for one HVAC Technician to be located at the Eau Claire, Skypark office, but will require travel to other sites within the NSPW region. The starting base pay for this position is $48.67 hourly. Standard working hours will be from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.  However, these hours will normally be modified to work 10-hour daily Monday through Thursday, or Tuesday through Friday. 


In this position, you will need to be self-motivated, work well on a team and have a positive attitude. A strong commitment to work safely, provide quality customer service, create customer satisfaction and to work productively will be very important to your success.



  • Installation and removal of equipment and systems in Xcel Energy facilities, including HVAC systems, building automation systems and alarms.
  • Preventive and corrective maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of these systems
  • Safely handle materials and equipment used in work performance
  • Perform work on interior and exterior of Xcel Energy Facilities



  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • 2 Year technical degree in HVAC, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration or equivalent education
  • EPA approved Refrigerant Handling Certificate - Universal Classification
  • Must have a high mechanical/electrical aptitude and a high level of learning ability to maintain proficient understanding of various types of building systems
  • Training or equivalent experience working with pneumatic, electric and electronic controls, building automation systems, chillers, boiler/burner service alarm systems
  • Must be able to accurately read and record information on PC applications
  • Requires participation in after-hour emergency callouts in all kinds of weather conditions
  • Must be committed to working safely and compliance with all company safety rules
  • Must be able to perform work in confined spaces and be able to lift and maneuver up to 60 pounds
  • Must be able and willing to climb and work at heights
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Must have good communication and teamwork skills
  • Willingness to travel and work away from home
  • Must reside within 20-mile radius of assigned service center within the first 6 months of hire
  • Must be able to perform work from ladders and scaffolding.
  • 6 years minimum experience in service work






Steps in Xcel Energy’s hiring process

  1. All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.
  2. Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.
  3. After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.
  4. Candidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass Xcel Energy’s background check and drug test. This process can take up to two weeks before clearance is issued.
  5. After successful passing of the background check and drug test, candidates are ready to start the training class.


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:  WI - Eau Claire || WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 424GO:Facility Services NSPW || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $48.67 per hour

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Requisition Number: 29921

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