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Electrician Apprentice 1st Year- Carlsbad, NM Job

Location(s): NM - Carlsbad


Do you want to start your career at a leading energy company with lots of room to grow? If you’re ready to work hard in an environment where you’ll be challenged, respected, and encouraged to develop your skills and talents, an entry-level job at Xcel Energy is your first step.



We are looking for one 1st Year Electrician Apprentice to join our team in Carlsbad, NM! This position will participate in and complete our four-year, electrician apprenticship program and will learn and be responsible for construction and maintanance on electricial substations for Xcel Energy. In this position you must be able to communicate well, and able to comprehend instructions and build on previous experience. A good team-work attitude and ability to work well with others is a must.


Successful applicant must have High School diploma or GED and meet the following criteria:

Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with tanker, doubles, triples endorsements by employment date.
 Must have passed the behavioral assessment (external only) and Edison Electric Institute's Construction and Skilled Trades Test (CAST).
 Must be willing to respond to after hour and weekend call outs.
 Must be willing to travel extensively for extended periods of time.
 Must be of adequate physical stature to:
 A. Lift and maneuver up to 90 lbs.
 B. Climb structures up to 100' tall.
 C. Perform aerial work in a safety belt in a safe and efficient manner.
 D. Use shovels, sledge hammers, 90 lb. jackhammers, and an assortment of hand tools.
 E. Work in confined spaces.
 Must pass the federal D.O.T. physical examination.
 Must be totally committed to safety, quality of work, and customer service.





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:  NM - Carlsbad || NM - Carlsbad || United States (US) || Operations || 14210:SPS Southern Subs Ops & Mtce || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 7053

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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