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Mechanic Specialist - Pueblo, CO Job

Location(s): CO - Pueblo


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 for a talented, experienced Journeyman Mechanic Specialist to join the Xcel Energy Mechanical Maintenance team in Pueblo, Colorado!

The starting pay rate for this Bargaining Unit position is $50.49 hourly.

Selection criteria will also include an interview, pre-employment written and hands-on assessment that will take place at an Xcel training facility.

The company reserves the right to close this posting at any time.



The qualified candidate will be able to perform mechanical maintenance and related tasks at a reliable coal fired, steam generating station. This includes but is not limited to: disassembly, inspection, repair and reassembly, and alignment of all types of industrial turbines, boilers, generators, compressors, multi stage pumps, coal preparation and conveying equipment, motors, pollution control equipment, heavy industrial rotating equipment, piping, vehicles, operating forklifts and snow removal equipment, and other associated facility equipment. There will be frequent use of precision analog hand measuring tools and performing analog and laser alignment tasks and other technical support on all rotating and mechanical systems. The qualified candidate will be able to perform maintenance tasks on all equipment associated with a reliably operating steam generating station.


Minimum Requirements

-Must have completed a Millwright Apprentice program, or have 5+ years in heavy industrial mechanical maintenance, or documented related mechanical training.

-Must be able to wear negative air respirator and lift 50 lbs.
-Must be able to work in hot or cold environments, work in dusty, noisy, low light environments, perform tasks that involve standing, bending, twisting and lifting for 10 - 16 hour periods and perform other physical tasks associated with mechanical maintenance duties at a reliable coal fired, steam generating station.

- Must be comfortable working from ladders, at high elevations, or in confined spaces.

- Must have a valid driver’s license.






Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.


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:  CO - Pueblo || CO - Pueblo || United States (US) || Public Service Company || 33400:Comanche Maintenance || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $50.49 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Vacation, Holidays, Personal Leave, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)


Requisition Number: 46111

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.

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