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Shop Assistant - Garage ROTATING Job

Job Grade: A16
Hierarchy:  No - We can only hire at the posted level 
Union Position: Bargaining



We anticipate the need for a Shop Assistant – Garage, to be located at the Western Avenue Service Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The job will be posted for 10 working days from January 20th, 2023, to February 2nd, 2023 The starting rate of pay is $24.28 hourly. This is a graduated wage scale position with scheduled raises at six-month intervals during early years of employment.


Bargaining and non-bargaining employees may apply for this vacancy. The Company will have the sole right of selectivity.


Job Responsibilities (May include, but not limited to):  Clean, fuel, and service the company's fleet inventory consisting of various vehicles, trucks, trailers, and heavy equipment. Perform garage work area cleaning, delivery of parts, delivery of vehicles and equipment, and other duties as assigned by management.



  1. High school diploma or GED
  2. Strong mechanical aptitude.
  3. Applicant must have the ability to read/write and understand the English language, perform basic mathematics, and possess basic computer skills
  4. Combination of vocational experience and technical training enabling performance of position duties
  5. A high level of safety awareness with a demonstrated commitment to working safely at all times is required.
  6. Must meet driver qualification requirements as specified in FMCSR parts 382 and 391 and obtain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A within the first 6 months of hire


Special Requirements

  1. Ability to lift 50 or more pounds routinely and prolonged standing
  2. Selection criteria may include testing and/or assessment.
  3. Must reside within 20-mile radius of assigned service center within the first 6 months of hire
  4. The ability to drive and operate a wide variety of different vehicles and equipment with varied transmissions.
  5. Duties my include vehicle operation in all kinds of weather conditions


Desired Qualifications:

  1. A two-year technical, vocational or trade school diploma in automotive, truck, and/or heavy equipment service repair and maintenance
  2. Demonstrated ability to work independently



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:  WI - Eau Claire || WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Audit and Financial Services || 423EC:Transportation-Eau Claire || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $24.28 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan


Requisition Number: 53711

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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