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Instrument and Controls Specialist Job

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.



We anticipate the need for one or more Apprentice Instrument and Control Specialist on the day shift working Monday through Friday based out of the Monticello Nuclear Power Plant.  The rate of pay for this job classification is $40.22/hour.


Bargaining and Non Bargaining employees may apply for this vacancy.



1. Perform installation, maintenance, calibration, testing, troubleshooting, configuration, and repair of Power Plant instrumentation and process control systems.

2. Perform testing required by Plant Operation, regulatory requirements; review, prepare and submit records in support of these activities.

3. Specify and initiate purchase requisitions in support of the above.

4. Maintain accurate records pertaining to the above.



Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required. 

Two-year certificate from vocational technical institute in electronics or instrumentation, or company approved equivalent training and/or experience.



Minimum of two years troubleshooting and repairs to the component level of electronic/industrial instrumentation desired.


Other Requirements:  Once hired, individual must demonstrate satisfactory progress in the Apprentice I & C Specialist Program, including passing two national certification tests in Industrial Instrumentation.  Scheduled and emergency overtime is required.  Ability to develop the skills needed to respond to back shift call-outs for unsupervised work required.  (This position is nuclear sensitive and applicant may be required to pass NMC nuclear security screening requirements.)    Selection criteria may include testing and assessment.





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 || 0483I:0483I - Maintenance I&C || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 24709

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