Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Plant Electrician Specialist Job in Georgetown, Colorado

Location(s): CO - GeorgetownAre 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 belowXcel Energy is looking for talented and experienced Plant ElectricianSpecialist to join the Xcel Energy team at the Cabin Creek Hydro inGeorgetown, Colorado! Cabin Creek Hydro has opportunities in a rewardingfield, with great benefits. This is a union position. In this position youwill read prints, work with high voltage switching 150KV or higher, DCSexperience, excitation systems, motor control systems, level controlsystems, trouble shooting of AC and DC circuits of various voltages.Protective relaying experience and familiarity with NERC/FERC requirementsis hSelection criteria will also include an interview and pre-employment writtenand hands-on testing that will take place at a company training facility(personal tools and equipment are not provided).The company reserves the right to close this posting at any time.SummaryPerform installation, maintenance and troubleshooting on all plantelectrical systems. This includes power boilers, turbines, generators,transformers, breakers, motors, battery systems, uninterruptible powersupplies, variable speed drives, distributive process control systems,programmable logic controllers, relay logic, motor operated valves,damper drives, lighting, heat tracing, telephones, intercoms andvarious field devices. Motor and breaker equipment up to 7200 volts andsubstation transformers and breakers with voltages up to 230 KV. Primaryduties center around troubleshooting and maintaining existing operationalsystems. Prior experience in a electric power plant and/or substationequipmentRequiredThe successful candidate will have completed a 4-year electricalapprenticeship in power generation plants, substations or other industrialsetting and is able to demonstrate general electrical knowledge throughtestingThe applicant must be able to work from ladders, bucket trucks, elevatedcat walks, as well as working in dusty atmospheres, cold/hotconditions, confined spaces, work on stack lighting at an elevation of 500foot, use safety personal protective equipment and be able to lift at least50 lbs occasionallyThe successful candidate will be required to respond to after-hours callouts, work extended hours and will provide a phone number for after-hourscontactThis position requires 25% - 50% of travel._______________________________________________________________________________________________Steps in Xcel Energy's hiring processAll qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail.Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come infor an information session and interview.After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders willcollaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will bemaCandidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass XcelEnergy's background check and drug test. This process can take up to twoweeks before clearance is issued.After successful passing of the background check and drug test, candidatesare ready to start the training class.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 par