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Coal and Ash Handler Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 14, 2022
Reference Code: 48824-en_US
Location(s): MN - Bayport

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 Machinist(s) Step5 or Above to join our team at our Allen S King Plant, in Bayport, MN.The starting rate of pay for this position is $38.61 hourly.This position will be posted for 10 working days from August 12th to August 25th 2022.

Must have a reasonable level of learning ability to develop basic understanding of electrical generation plant maintenance and procedures. Must have the ability to communicate intelligently and constructively with plant personnel both verbally and in writing. Will be required to enroll and complete the approved training course as agreed to by the Joint Apprenticeship Committee. Will be required to safely perform duties of the classifications. Will be required to perform duties when necessary from scaffolding and catwalks in high and confined areas. Must become respirator qualified. May be required to accept temporary assignments to other locations including Nuclear plants as prescribed by Plant Management. Will be required to meet screening requirements under NRC regulations.

Education: High school diploma or GED Experience: Individual must have basic knowledge of power plants including basic math skills and mechanical troubleshooting skills. Required to safely perform the duties of the classification. Required to work with other maintenance and craft personnel performing machining, general maintenance and other maintenance work as directed by plant management. Ability to intelligently communicate with plant personnel both verbally and in writing. Required to perform duties when necessary from scaffolds, catwalks and elevated locations in high and confined areas. May be required to accept temporary assignments at other locations, including nuclear plants as prescribed by Plant Management. Required to meet NRC screening requirements and Xcel physical and medical qualification including wearing a respirator.

Special Requirements:Must pass the EEI MASS test.

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).

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 - Bayport || MN - Bayport || United States (US) || Operations and Generation || 0475Z:AS King Coal and Ash || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $24.28 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: 48824
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.