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Serviceperson Helper Job

Location(s): MN - St Paul; MN - Newport; MN - White Bear Lake; MN - Wyoming


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 or more Serviceperson Helper -1st Six Months position(s) to be located at the Metro East Service Centers (which include: Rice Street Service Center in St. Paul, MN, Newport Service Center in Newport, MN, and White Bear Lake Service Center in White Bear Lake, MN). The starting rate of pay for this position is $25.68 hourly. This position is to be posted for 10 working days from September 10, 2021 - September 23, 2021.


Position Summary

The Serviceperson Helper will work with a Journeyperson in Gas Utilization. The Helper position work is associated with the installation, maintenance and repair of the gas distribution metering system. This position is subject to D.O.T. RSPA Drug and Alcohol Testing Program and is subject to being respirator qualified.


In addition to a HS Diploma/GED, the applicant must have the following qualifications:

- Valid driver's license

- Must be able to be respirator qualified and able to work in confined spaces

- Must be able to safely lift up to 60 pounds

- Must be able to work with others and take directions from Journeyperson

- Must have team working skills, customer relations and communications abilities

- Must have the ability to function under stress when investigating and repairing gas leaks involving public safety.

- Must be willing to learn and use computer applications as technology progresses

- Must have a minimum of (1) year experience in utility gas distribution utilization or utility gas distribution construction is preferred


The company has sole right of selectivity.






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:  MN - St Paul || MN - St Paul; MN - Newport; MN - White Bear Lake; MN - Wyoming || United States (US) || Operations and Generation || 21910:Gas Emergency Reponse NSP || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $25.68 per hour

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Requisition Number: 36525

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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