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Journeyman Instrument and Control Specialist Job

Location(s): MN - Welch


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.



Essential Responsibilities will be required through training:

  • Perform installation, maintenance, calibration, testing, troubleshooting, configuration and repair of Power Plant instrumentation and process control systems.
  • Perform testing required by Plant Operation, regulatory requirements; review, prepare and submit records in support of these activities.
  • Specify and initiate purchase requisitions in support of the above.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Train apprentices.


Minimum Qualifications


  • 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.
  • Must have the NICET level II or Company approved equivalent certification.


  • Minimum of two years troubleshooting and repairs to the component level of electronic/industrial instrumentation desired.
  • Four years previous power plant instrumentation or equivalent experience is required.
  • Must have completed the approved Apprenticeship training or Company Approved equivalent.

Special Requirements:

  • Scheduled and emergency overtime is required.
  • Possess the skills needed to respond to back shift callout for unsupervised work required. (This position is nuclear sensitive and applicant may be required to pass the NMC nuclear security screening requirements.)
  • Traveling to other sites may be required.

Selection criteria may include testing and/or assessment.


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




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 - Welch || MN - Welch || United States (US) || Nuclear Rollup || 0480D:PI Maintenance - I&C || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $56.34 per hour

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Requisition Number: 38823

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