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Plant Specialist B 1st Yr - Pueblo, CO Job

Company: Xcel Energy
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Location(s): CO - Pueblo

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.

We are looking for one or more Plant Specialist B 1st Year in Pueblo, Colorado. Starting pay is $34.72 hourly.

Summary

Operates, inspects, monitors, and performs minor maintenance on Power Plant Equipment (boilers, turbines, auxiliary equipment, and other systems) as qualified and assigned. Actively participates in hands-on training, required classroom training, and computer interactive training programs to learn power plant operations. Will require the completion of all training requirements for a Plant Specialist B, including those specific to the plant at which the position is located. Performs equipment operational checks that include startup, shutdown, equipment tests, and operating adjustments. Responds to plant emergencies, unit upsets, and changing operating conditions. Assists and supports all Control Specialist, Maintenance Specialist, and/or Management as assigned. Isolates all potential power sources to achieve clearance in preparation for inspection, testing, or maintenance. Operates and performs maintenance on equipment and directs/trains others in performing these activities. Monitors and records operating conditions of equipment. Recognizes abnormal equipment operation and initiates trouble reports. Work will include an 12 hour shifts, rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and requires overtime.

Minimum Requirements

* High School Diploma or equivalent
* Must have successfully passed the Edison Electric Institute Power Plant Maintenance and Plant Operator selection exams
* Prefer post secondary technical training in a related area
* Must have valid driver's license
* Prefer previous experience as an operator in a power plant and familiarity with power generation, but not required
* Applicant is required to successfully pass the Xcel Energy screening requirements, which include a drug test and security clearance
* May have to drive off site to assist other plants, which may include using personal vehicle. Personal vehicle mileage will be reimbursed

Physical Requirements

* Able to lift up to 50 pounds safely
* Work in inclement weather
* Must be qualified to wear all required PPE (including respirator qualified)
* Will be required to perform duties when necessary from scaffolds and catwalks in high and confined spaces
* Must be able to work overtime and various shifts as required
* Environmental Exposure
* Works around energized, rotating, vibrating, & automatic start equipment; confined spaces; heights; ladders & scaffolding; noise levels requiring hearing protection; presence of dust requiring use of respiratory protection
* Outdoor work on uneven & wet surfaces, with temperatures ranging from -20 to above 100 degrees F

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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: CO - Pueblo -- CO - Pueblo -- United States (US) -- Public Service Company -- 33200:Comanche Operations -- Full-Time -- Bargaining --

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $34.72 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 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), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Vacation, Holidays, Personal Leave, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)

Requisition Number: 43481

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.

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

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ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT

Xcel Energy endeavors to make https://www.xcelenergy.com/ accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Xcel Energy Talent Acquisition at recruiting@xcelenergy.com. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Nearest Major Market: Pueblo

Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado Springs

Job Segment: Plant, Plant Operator, Sustainability, Power Plant Operator, Manufacturing, Energy

Keywords: Xcel Energy, Pueblo , Plant Specialist B 1st Yr - Pueblo, CO Job, Other , Pueblo, Colorado

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