Xcel Energy Distribution Apprentice Lineman 1st -4th Year or Journeyman-Amarillo, TX Job in Amarillo, Texas

Location(s): TX - Amarillo

Do you want to work in an exciting job expanding the energy infrastructure for a growing part of the Southwest? Do you want to build a long-term career at a company committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, a company with plenty of room to grow? Consider a position in the SPS service territory of Xcel Energy.

Xcel Energy Distribution Department is looking to fill several Apprentice Lineman 1st-4th Year or Journeyman positions for our Amarillo, TX location.

As an apprentice lineman you will be taught a very rewarding career in constructing, maintenance, removal and storm restoration of high voltage transmission lines. Xcel Energy has a very reputable Department of Labor certified apprentice program that is recognized throughout the United States.


Position will be responsible for construction, maintenance and operations. Supports maintenance and emergency repairs of distribution and transmission lines.


Must have a High School diploma or GED

Must have a valid commercial driver-s license

Must have successfully taken the Behavioral Assessment (external) and EEI CAST Assessment (1st-4th year)

Must be totally committed to safety, quality work and customer service

Must be able and willing to respond to after hour and weekend call outs

Position could possibly require travel for extended time periods

Apprentices are required to attend 2nd, 3rd and 4th year apprentice schools

Must be mentally competent, able to communicate and able to comprehend instructions and build on previous experience

Must exhibit a team work attitude and be able to work with others

Must be of adequate physical stature to

Lift and maneuver up to 90 lbs

Climb wood poles up to 100' tall

Perform aerial work in a safety belt in a safe and efficient manner

Use shovels, sledge hammers and 90 lb jack hammers

Work in confined areas

Must pass the federal DOT physical examination

Must complete all questions in application and upload a resume for consideration.

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: TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Operations || 13550:Elec Con Amarillo NE SPS || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 5943

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com