Xcel Energy Service Fitter Apprentice 1st 6 Months Job in Brighton, Colorado

Location(s): CO - Brighton

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*

Xcel Energy has a need for one or more Service Fitter Apprentice 1st 6 Months in Brighton, Colorado.

Gas Distribution Apprentice

Perform any of the duties in, Construction, Service, and/or Pressure Regulation. The Employee must be able to operate company vehicles, respond to, and maintain the Company Gas Distribution system. Employee will be expected to successfully complete a four year gas apprenticeship program. Employees will also be required to be available for emergency work on overtime.


The duties of the position include, but are not limited to the ability to learn and demonstrate knowledge of : installing, maintaining, and performing required inspections on all gas meters, regulators, mains, services, and odorization equipment for residential, commercial, and industrial customers; operate mechanical trenching/excavating equipment and related tools necessary to install gas mains and services respond to routine and emergency orders evaluate operational characteristics of gas-fired appliances and associated equipment, ie fuel line flex connectors, vents; PE fusion; operational surveys; locating; meter reading; valve maintenance; and material handling. Job involves physical climbing, digging, working with specialized tools and equipment as well as working on leaking gas services.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Plumbing, HVAC, or other Construction skills preferred

  • Must have a valid unencumbered Colorado Driver’s License or ability to acquire within 30 days.

  • Must have, or obtain within six months of start date, a valid CDL and pass a DOT physical

  • Physical abilities necessary for lifting, climbing, digging, working in tight areas, and working with specialized equipment and tools

  • Must be able to lift 70 lbs. alone and more than 70 with assistance

  • Applicant is required to successfully pass the Xcel Energy drug and alcohol screening requirements.

  • Must pass future exams that are required by federal regulations for pipeline safety as required by federal agencies .

  • Must pass a Gas Respirator Qualification

  • Must reside within 30 miles and 30 minutes of the Service Center

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: CO - Brighton || CO - Brighton || United States (US) || Utilities and Corporate Servic || 64000:Dir Denver Metro West PSC || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 11862

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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