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Xcel Energy Nuclear Engineer (Electrical) or above Job in Township of Monticello, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Monticello

Do you have the attention to detail and commitment to safety needed for a successful and rewarding career in the field of nuclear power? We’re looking for people who are looking to grow their career with a company that maintains one of the safest nuclear fleets in the nation. If that describes you, we’d like you on our team.

Position Summary

This position performs Design, Systems, Program, Plant Component or Nuclear engineering activities in support of the safe, reliable and efficient operations of the nuclear generation power plants. Primary responsibilities include the development of plant modifications, calculations, engineering evaluations, operability determinations, maintenance of design basis documents and resolution of Corrective Action Issues. Additional responsibilities include the review of existing / new design (or program, plant, procedure or contract)documents, in support of continued plant operation, assessment of adverse conditions, engineering analyses, and project management skills. For this role we are looking for someone with an electrical engineering background.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Development of plant modifications or plant program documents or overseeing performance of assigned systems or complex troubleshooting of nuclear power plant systems, calculations, engineering evaluations, operability determinations, maintenance of design basis documents, resolution of Corrective Action issues, support of continued plant operation, assessment of adverse conditions and project management.

  • Develop schedules, utilize work management tools, perform assignments for engineering related activities to support site and fleet goals. Perform other duties and activities as assigned.

  • Attend Department and plant meetings and industry/fleet activities. Attend Training.

  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned by department leadership.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related technical field from an ABET accredited college or university.

  • 6 years of engineering experience with satisfactory performance in nuclear generating plant operations and or maintenance processes is required; equivalent electrical power plant experience industrial, naval or Outreach Engineering Management (OEM) is acceptable in lieu of nuclear generation experience.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain qualifications for unescorted access to Xcel Energy’s nuclear power plants is an essential requirement of the position.

  • May be required to assume emergency response duties and live within 30 or 60 minutes from the nuclear generation station. Required to maintain nuclear “fitness for duty” during off hours if on call or designated emergency response duty.


  • Professional Engineer (PE) license.

  • SRO License or certification.

  • Advance degree (in engineering or other related technical field).

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all new persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.

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 - Monticello || MN - Monticello || United States (US) || Nuclear Rollup || 45507:FT MT Engineering Systems || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $92,000 to $148,667 per year

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Requisition Number: 36815

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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