Mechanic Operator/Welder/Electrical Job

Minneapolis, Minnesota
03 Nov 2016
10 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Location(s): MN - Minneapolis
Are you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job that doesn't require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that's committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? A field or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you're looking for.
***NOTE: This position requires an assessment prior to interview consideration. We ask you to please carefully read the instructions below

Job Responsibilities (May include, but are not limited to)
Operation of hydro plant and spillway, machinist and mechanic work, rigging, plate steel welding and electrical work up to 600 volts. Also, expected to carry a pager for callouts.

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Power plant operator experience.
  • Machinist experience required (Repairman 1&2 or equivalent).
  • Mechanic experience required (Repairman 1&2 or equivalent).
  • Rigging experience required (Rigging 1 or equivalent).
  • Must have electrical experience including plant switching and have a rating for up to 600 volts.
  • Welding experience preferred (Welding 1 or equivalent).
  • Hydro plant operations experience desirable.

Steps in Xcel Energy's hiring process
  1. All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.
  2. Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.
  3. After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.
  4. Candidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass Xcel Energy's background check and drug test. This process can take up to two weeks before clearance is issued.
  5. After successful passing of the background check and drug test, candidates are ready to start the training class.
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 - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations || 04690:St Anthony Falls || Full-Time || Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 6065
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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