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Journeyman Steamfitter-Welder Job

Location(s): MN - Welch


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.



Welds metal components together to fabricate or repair items such as machine parts and power plant equipment, according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders, using brazing and/or a variety of arc and/or gas welding equipment. Performs related tasks, such as cutting and grinding.




  •  High school diploma or GED
  • Possess a Steamfitter/Welder certification or pass the company sponsored certification test
  • Will be required to safely perform duties of the classification
  • May be required to accept temporary assignments at other locations, including nuclear plants, as prescribed by Plant Management
  • Will be required to meet screening requirements under NRC regulations
  • Must pass annual medical evaluation which allows wearing respiratory protection equipment
  • Must have a reasonable level of learning ability to develop basic understanding of power plant maintenance and procedures
  • Must have the ability to intelligently communicate with plant personnel both verbally and in writing


A condition of employment will be successfully obtaining and maintaining General Security Clearance and a Nuclear Security Clearance for unescorted access to Xcel Energy nuclear plants including successful completion of nuclear General Access Training (GAT) and the nuclear security screening process (typically consists of an alcohol/drug screen, a criminal history check, a psychological assessment, initial credit and background investigation and periodic credit & criminal history checks).





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 || 45659:FT PI Maintain Plant Mgmt || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 26521

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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