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Shop Helper Job

Job Grade: C41
Hierarchy:  Yes - We may hire at a higher level 
Union Position: Bargaining



We anticipate the need for one or more Shop Helper(s) in the Transformer Shop of the Maple Grove Electric Repair Center. The current rate of pay for this position is $23.69 hourly. The position will be posted for 10 working days from November 16, 2021 to December 2, 2021.


Job Responsibilities (May include, but not limited to the following)                             

Shop Helper:

  • Clean and paint Transformers and other various equipment.
  • Draw oil samples and drain oil filled equipment.
  • Salvage parts and scrap transformers.


  • High school diploma of GED.
  • Must be reliable and safely perform the duties of the classification.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be respirator qualified or must have the ability to obtain respirator qualification.

Special Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have the ability to be certified to operate a forklift and qualified to operate an overhead crane.


This position requires a behavioral assessment prior to being considered for an interview.



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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 - Maple Grove || MN - Maple Grove || United States (US) || Operations and Generation || 03296:NSPM Substation Ops & Mtce || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $23.69 per hour

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Requisition Number: 38363

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