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Xcel Energy Journeyman Instrument & Control Specialist Job in Minnesota

Location(s): MN - St Paul

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

We anticipate the need for one or more Journeyman Instrument and Control Specialist on the Day Shift working Monday through Friday based out of the High Bridge Plant, in St. Paul, MN. The rate of pay for this job classification is $54.96/hour. Bargaining and Non Bargaining employees may apply for this vacancy. This position will be posted for 30 Working Days from September 23, 2021 to October 23, 2021.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE REQUIRED THROUGH TRAINING:

  1. Perform installation, maintenance, calibration, testing, troubleshooting, configuration and repair of Power Plant instrumentation and process control systems.

  2. Perform testing required by Plant Operation, regulatory requirements; review, prepare and submit records in support of these activities.

  3. Specify and initiate purchase requisitions in support of the above.

  4. Maintain accurate records.

  5. Train apprentices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education : High School diploma or equivalent is required. Two-year certificate from vocational technical institute in electronics or instrumentation, or company approved equivalent training and/or experience. Must have the NICET level II or Company approved equivalent certification.

Experience : Minimum of two years troubleshooting and repairs to the component level of electronic/industrial instrumentation desired. Four years previous power plant instrumentation or equivalent experience is required. Must have completed the approved Apprenticeship training or Company Approved equivalent.

Special Requirements : Scheduled and emergency overtime is required. Possess the skills needed to respond to back shift callout for unsupervised work required. (This position is nuclear sensitive and applicant may be required to pass the NMC nuclear security screening requirements.) Traveling to other sites may be required.

Selection criteria may include testing and/or assessment.


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: MN - St Paul || MN - St Paul || United States (US) || Generation || 10472:High Bridge Gas Plant || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $54.96 per hour

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Requisition Number: 36728

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

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