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Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Control Specialist - Denver, CO Job in Denver, Colorado

Location(s): CO - DenverDo you want to have an essential role supporting the energy infrastructurethat provides power to millions of homes and businesses? Do you want to workfor a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmentalstewardship? Consider a job at one of Xcel Energy's power plants, andhelp us keep the lights on.We anticipate the need for one or more Control Specialist at our CherokeeStation in Denver, Colorado. The hourly pay of this position is $49.97.SummaryDuties include: Directs operators to start, stop and adjust equipment asnecessary. Starts, stops and controls various power plant systems thatinclude fans, pumps, regulators, etc. Control and monitor various plantsystems and directs operators as necessary. Makes load changes as directed oras system demands. Takes corrective action of all kinds to maintain safeconditions for operating personnel and all equipment while obtaining maximumload as conditions warrant. Works to maximize plant efficiency and minimizecosts. Monitors and inspects control panels reporting abnormal conditions andtaking corrective actions when needed. Train operators and new controlsemployees in job duties and responsibilities as assigned. May be assigned towork in lower operator classification on a rotating basis. Ensure the plantoperates safely and remains in compliance with plant permit requirements andgovernmental regulations. Verify the plant is operated in accordance withtechnical specifications of Boilers, the HRSG's, gas and steam turbines.RequiredHigh School Diploma or GEDMust work rotating shiftsMust respond to overtime and calloutsMust commit to working safely and adhere to Company safety rules includingwearing a hardhat, safety toe footwear, and protective eye wear, andProper Protective Equipment (PPE).Must have Control Board Operator experience (Preferably on Ovation and/orT3000 Controls), completed a control operator/specialist apprenticeship(or equivalent), and with a minimum of 2 years' experience operating alarge combined cycle power/coal plant (or equivalent).Candidates will be required to pass a written and practical test prior toselection. Knowledge of equipment operation such as pumps, control valves,motor controls with integrated power plant operations experience and is ableto demonstrate general control operator knowledge through testing and/orinterview.Successfully pass the Xcel Energy screening requirements, which include adrug screening test and a general security clearance._______________________________________________________________________________________________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 - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US)|| Generation || 32200:Cherokee Operations || Full-Time || Bargaining ||Requisition Number: 22969Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply pleasecontact us atEqual Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran