Xcel Energy Electric Meter Technician II Job in Faribault, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Faribault

Are you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job that doesn’t require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that’s committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? A field or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you’re looking for.

*NOTE: This position requires an assessment prior to interview consideration. We ask you to please carefully read the instructions below

We anticipate the need for one Electric Meter Technician II, to be located at the Faribault Service Center.

This position is also posted internally, company-wide with a posted internal deadline. There is no deadline externally and the company reserves the right to close the posting at any time.

Summary

  1. Perform all job duties of a Specialist, Tech I or Tech II in the Meter Sections classifications.

  2. Provide technical direction, assistance, and training to other Meter Section personnel and internal/external customers.

  3. Performs repair, diagnosis, programming, testing and calibration of metering test equipment and standards utilized in shop and field environments.

  4. Assists and shares in maintenance of computers, programs, and software used in shop and field meter sections.

  5. Assists and shares in designing, documenting and updating records, drawings, station schematics of meter installations.

  6. Works with other shop and field personnel in prioritizing and completion of work and maintenance of appropriate records and paperwork.

  7. Accepts additional training required by the company to keep abreast of metering technology and automation techniques.

About Xcel Energy

At Xcel Energy, our customers' quality of life depends on the energy we provide. Every time they flip a switch or turn a dial, they tap into the energy of over 12,000 people working to make life better. 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.

Xcel Energy has become a leader in the energy industry by demonstrating excellence in environmental performance. Our environmental commitment includes improving air quality, conserving resources, harnessing renewable energy, and protecting wildlife and habitats.

Xcel Energy's vitality comes from our people. It takes professionals in engineering, customer service, linemen, marketing and sales professionals, energy traders, mechanics, finance and accounting professionals and many others to power our company. We offer competitive compensation and benefit programs that include a range of options and coverage levels.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Must currently be an Electric Meter Technician I or have completed an approved Journeyman Electric Meter Technician program with four or more year’s experience.

  • Basic AC/DC knowledge.

  • Additional training in electricity or electronics preferred.

  • Valid Drivers License.

  • The ability to lift 50 pounds.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to become certified to perform work in nuclear plants

  • Must be able to travel to perform work in other jurisdictions within NSP-MN

  • Must be able to successfully complete required training.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers and customers.

  • Work with other shop and field employees in prioritizing and completion of work and maintenance of appropriate records and paperwork.

  • Accept additional training required by the company to keep abreast of metering technology and automation techniques.

  • Transmission level metering experience preferred.

Must live within 20 miles of the Faribault Service Center.


Steps in Xcel Energy’s hiring process

  1. All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.

  2. Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.

  3. After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.

  4. Candidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass Xcel Energy’s background check and drug test. This process can take up to two weeks before clearance is issued.

  5. After successful passing of the background check and drug test, candidates are ready to start the training class.

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 - Faribault || MN - Faribault || United States (US) || Operations || 13210:MW & ME Field Mtr MN || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 8727

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com