Xcel Energy Control Room Operator B Apprentice 1st Year - Harrington Station Job in Amarillo, Texas
Location(s): TX - Amarillo
Do you want to have an essential role supporting the energy infrastructure that provides power to millions of homes and businesses? Do you want to work for a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship? Consider a job at one of Xcel Energy’s power plants, and help us keep the lights on.
Job duties will include, but not limited to, operating and inspecting all plant equipment. The employee will also run water tests and make adjustments to plant controls and equipment as appropriate. The employee will be required to actively participate in hands-on training, required classroom training and computer interactive training programs, as directed by management. The employee will also be required to successfully complete 4 year operator apprentice program and qualify for Control Room Operator position. Travel to other locations may be required. Environmental Exposure: Employee will work in and around energized/rotating equipment, confined spaces, vibrating equipment, heights, noise levels requiring ear protection, presence of chemical fumes, lead and dust requiring use of a respirator and work in a wide range of ambient temperatures, both hot and cold. The employee will work off of ladders and scaffolding, in elevated positions, and may be required to handle asbestos, lead and other hazardous materials. Employee must be able to walk, climb stairs and ladders throughout the plant. Work is often on gravel, concrete, and uneven surfaces.
High school diploma or GED
Must have successfully passed the Behavioral Assessment & the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Plant Operator Selection Systems (POSS) test
Must work rotating shifts
Must respond to overtime and call outs
Must commit to working safely and adhere to Company safety rules including wearing a hard hat, safety footwear, protective eye wear and Proper Protective Equipment (PPE)
Able to lift 50 pounds
Valid drivers license
Must be respirator qualified (Pulmonary Function Test)
Must take Base line Audiogram
Must be able to climb stairs and ladders for prolonged periods of times on a daily basis
Knowledge of equipment operation such as pumps and motor controls and operation & power plant/industrial operations experience desired
Successfully pass the Xcel Energy screening requirements, which include a drug test, security clearance and other exams that are required by federal regulations, such as OSHA and DOT, will be performed as required
Applicants must complete all questions on the application and submit a resume.
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 || 10600:Harrington Station || Full-Time || Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 16721
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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