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Instructor Technical - Electrical 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.



Position Summary

The Technical Instructor is responsible for utilizing the Systematic Approach to Training to conduct Initial and continuing training for personnel to meet accredited program and NRC training requirements in accordance with fleet procedures. The Technical Instructor continually evaluates and improves training to result in maximum effectiveness of the training program and improves plant performance. This role will focus on electrical training. Can be hired at the Senior level depending on qualifications.

Essential Responsibilities


  • Conducts needs assessments, analyzes jobs/tasks to design, develop and implement training for specified technical training programs. Designs Training and establishes specific measureable behaviors for task-oriented training. Create/modify lesson plans, practical exercises, and multimedia training materials for effective delivery to selected personnel. Develop and administer hands on training for experience and exams to validate knowledge of training materials.
  • Provide Initial and Continuing training in classroom and laboratory environments. Provide just in time training as needed to support plant operational requirements. Coordinate training from equipment vendors and outside training organizations.
  • Receive and evaluate training feedback from numerous sources, including trainees, management, and industry. Participate in various committees.
  • Respond to emergent training needs and performance issues. Maintain short range and long range training schedules. Schedule and notify personnel of training through the Learning Management System. Verify records of conducted training and attendance. Evaluate tasks to determine the standards for performance. Maintain records of personnel qualifications. Maintain updated qualification manual and associated task lists.
  • Continuously pursues and maintains personal development, learning and qualifications to support the various training programs such as instructor. Works toward the requirements of a senior and principal Technical Instructor.
  • Can participate in self-assessments and other evaluations of the various training programs.
  • Supports plant outages and / or assist with in-processing for plant outages
  • Participates as a member of the site Emergency Response Organization (ERO), as needed.

Minimum Requirements



  • Ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access to nuclear power plant is required
  • High-school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain instructor qualification is required.
  • Five years of related work experience is required. Related work experience is work in the technical discipline that the individual is being hired into, providing training/education in the technical discipline that the individual is being hire into, comparable journeyman/military experience, or a combination of the experience listed to achieve a total of five years.
  • Associate’s degree (or equivalent) from a two-year college or technical school is preferred
  • Previous Power Plant or Nuclear Navy background is preferred.
  • Knowledge in use of a Systematic Approach to Training is preferred.
  • Effective in communicating ideas and concepts through written and verbal communications.





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:  MN - Welch || MN - Welch || United States (US) || Nuclear Rollup || 45651:FT PI Training-Maint || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $77,000 to $109,666 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, 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), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave


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Requisition Number: 42990

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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