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Yard Equipment Attendant (Rotating) Job

Location(s): MN - Bayport


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 an opening for one or more Yard Equipment Attendant (Rotating) at the Allen S. King Generating Plant.  The rate of pay for this classification is listed in the Exhibit A Wage Schedule  (2021 starting pay is 36.61) with applicable rates for evening and night shift work.  Employees who are interested and possess the necessary qualifications and requirements may apply. The position will be posted for 10 working days from September 28, 2021 to October 11, 2021.



  1. Must have the mechanical ability and the physical dexterity to operate MERP installed equipment, coal conveyors, and any other associated coal yard equipment.
  2. Must have the adequate experience as a Coal and Ash Handler.
  3. Must have full knowledge of coal conveying systems and in-plant bunker management.
  4. Must have the ability to intelligently communicate constructively with plant personnel, both verbally and in writing.



  1. Will be required to actively participate in training and retraining programs as directed by plant management.
  2. Will be required to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  3.  Will be required to work a scheduled rotating shift.
  4. Will be required to function under written operating and maintenance procedures as required by management.
  5. Will be required perform duties or work when necessary from scaffolding and catwalks in high and confined areas.
  6. May be required to accept temporary assignments at other locations including nuclear plants as prescribed by plant management, and be required to meet screening requirements under NRC regulations.
  7. Must pass the EEI POSS/MASS Test








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 - Bayport || MN - Bayport || United States (US) || Generation || 04750:A.S. King || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $35.72 per hour

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Requisition Number: 37045

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

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