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Apprentice Plant Attendant Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Less than 2 years
Date Posted: September 7, 2022
Reference Code: 49837-en_US
Location(s): MN - Red Wing

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 anticipate the need for one or more Apprentice Plant Attendants at the Red Wing Generating Plant, Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) facility located just south of Red Wing, Minnesota. The base rate of pay for this classification will be as listed in Exhibit ""A"" Wage Schedule,$25.90an hour (2022Pay Rate).Bargaining and non-bargaining employees may apply for this vacancy. Normal working hours for this position are rotating shift, to include, weekends, holidays, days, afternoons and nights.

This position will be posted internally for 10Working Days from September 7, 2022 to Septmeber 20, 2022

Assists in the operation, maintenance and inspection of boilers, turbine generators and auxiliary equipment. 1. Must possess the applicable Minnesota State Engineer's license which is a Second Class Grade A license after one (1) year of operating experience. A Minnesota State Engineer Special Class License must be obtained within 30 days of being assigned to the apprenticeship if a higher license is not already held. 2. Must have a reasonable level of learning ability to develop understanding of generating plant operations and procedures. 3. Must have the ability to intelligently communicate constructively with plant personnel both verbally and in writing.

1. Must pass the Edison Electric Institute POSS/MASS EEI Test
2. Must obtain a Minnesota Engineer Special Boiler license within 30 days assignment to the apprenticeship.
3. Must obtain a Minnesota Engineer 2nd Class license; Boiler license after 1 year of experience but prior to completion of apprenticeship.
4. Must be able to work a rotating shift, to include weekends and holidays
5. Must be willing to accept overtime as needed
6. Will be required to successfully complete regular training as part of the apprenticeship and continuing training thereafter
7. Will be required to function under written plant operating and maintenance procedures, as appropriate
8. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more safely

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 - Red Wing || MN - Red Wing || United States (US) || Operations and Generation || 04870:Red Wing || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $25.90 per hour
This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: 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), 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, Vacation, Holidays, Additional days off, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)

Requisition Number: 49837
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
About this Employer‍

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.