Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A  position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Xcel Energy is looking to fill an Instrument Apprentice 1st Year position for the Tolk/Plant X locations. 

Position Summary 

Job duties will include, but not limited to, install, maintain, calibrate, test, troubleshoot, configuration and repair of power plant instrumentation, pneumatics, electronics, electrical and process control systems. Employee will assist in performing tests as required by plant operation, maintenance and plant management. 
 
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 apprentice program and qualify for Instrument Journeyman. 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. 

 

Minimum Requirements 

  • Must be at least 18 years old & High school diploma or GED 

  • Must have successfully passed the Behavioral Assessment & Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Maintenance Positions Selection Systems (MASS) test 

  • 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 driver’s license 

  • Must be respirator qualified (Pulmonary Function Test) 

  • Must take Base line Audiogram Minimum of one-year industrial instrument experience desired. 

  • Two years college level electronics classes or equivalent preferred. 

  • 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. 

 

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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

Bargaining

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Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

Deadline to Apply: 07/21/24

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