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Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Plant Specialist B 1st Yr - U01281 Job in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Location(s): CO - Glenwood SpgAre you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job thatdoesn't require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build along-term career in a stable industry at a company that's committed totreating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? Afield or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you'relooki***NOTE: This position requires an assessment prior to interviewconsideration. We ask you to please carefully read the instructions belowWe are looking for one or more Plant Specialist B 1st Year in GlenwoodSprings, Colorado. Starting pay is $33.77 hourly.SummaryOperates, inspects, monitors, and performs minor maintenance on PowerPlant Equipment (boilers, turbines, auxiliary equipment, and othersystems) as qualified and assigned. Actively participates in hands-ontraining, required classroom training, and computer interactive trainingprograms to learn power plant operations. Will require the completion of alltraining requirements for a Plant Specialist B, including those specific tothe plant at which the position is located. Performs equipment operationalchecks that include startup, shutdown, equipment tests, and operatingadjustments. Responds to plant emergencies, unit upsets, and changingoperating conditions. Assists and supports all Control Specialist,Maintenance Specialist, and/or Management as assigned. Isolates allpotential power sources to achieve clearance in preparation for inspection,testing, or maintenance. Operates and performs maintenance on equipment anddirects/trains others in performing these activities. Monitors and recordsoperating conditions of equipment. Recognizes abnormal equipment operation andinitiates trouble reports. Work will include an8 hour shifts,rotatingshifts, wMinimum RequirementsHigh School Diploma or equivalentMust have successfully passed the Edison Electric Institute Power PlantMaintenance and Plant Operator selection examsPrefer post secondary technical training in a related areaMust have valid driver's licensePrefer previous experience as an operator in a power plant and familiaritywith power generation, but not requiredApplicant is required to successfully pass the Xcel Energy screeningrequirements, which include a drug test and security clearancePhysical RequirementsAble to lift up to 50 pounds safelyWork in inclement weatherMust be qualified to wear all required PPE (including respirator qualified)Will be required to perform duties when necessary from scaffolds and catwalksin high and confined spacesMust be able to work overtime and various shifts as requiredEnvironmental ExposureWorks around energized, rotating, vibrating, and automatic startequipment; confined spaces; heights; ladders and scaffolding; noiselevels requiring hearing protection; presence of dust requiring use ofrespiratOutdoor work on uneven and wet surfaces, with temperatures ranging from -20to above 100 degrees F_______________________________________________________________________________________________As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, XcelEnergy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products andservices to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customersacross eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to bethe preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. Ifyou're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.Posting Notes: CO - Glenwood Spg || CO - Glenwood Spg || UnitedStates (US) || Generation || 06353:IO Energy Supply || Full-Time || BargainingThe anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $33.77 per hourto see our benefitsRequisition Number: 28788Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply pleasecontact us atEqual Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran