Xcel Energy Gas Plant Mechanic Welder Job in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Inver Grove Heights

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 or more Gas Plant Mechanic Welder at our Wescott Gas Plant in Inver Grove Heights, MN.

Essential Responsibilities:

Repairs and maintains all mechanical equipment at LNG and LPG gas plants, and piping systems on boilers, compressors, engines, heat exchangers, pumps, valves, and other maintenance duties as needed. Make accurate records of work completed in plant maintenance management system.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Must be qualified on SMAW weld process.

  • Successfully completed Riverside training on Basic Rigging, and Repairman 1, Repairman 2, Forklift, and Aerial lift training, or equivalent training.

  • Is subject to the PHMSA Drug and Alcohol FFD testing for utility workers.

  • Must satisfy applicable CFR 49 Part 195 OQ requirements

  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety

  • Ability to climb ladders, work on scaffolding, and climb stairways to the top to Refrigerated gas storage tanks.

  • Required to successfully complete the medical evaluation associated with Xcel Energy's LNG Qualificator program.

  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to read and understand plant process drawings and records.


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 - Inver Grove Heights || MN - Inver Grove Heights || United States (US) || Operations || 21250:Gas Plant NSPM || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 8195

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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