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Xcel Energy Engineer or above IBEW 949 Job in Township of Welch, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Welch

Do you have the attention to detail and commitment to safety needed for a successful and rewarding career in the field of nuclear power? We’re looking for people who are looking to grow their career with a company that maintains one of the safest nuclear fleets in the nation. If that describes you, we’d like you on our team.


The Engineering department at Prairie Island is looking to fill one of more Engineer or above positions. For this position we are looking for someone with a Civil Engineering degree. Responsibilities may include development of plant modifications, calculations, engineering evaluations, operability determinations, maintenance of design basis documents, and resolution of Corrective Action Issues. Additional responsibilities include the review of existing / new design documents, support of continued plant operation, assessment of adverse conditions, engineering analyses, and project management skills.


  • This is an IBEW 949 posting. Responsibilities will be in alignment with Appendix #1, “Professional Hierarchy Guidelines,” of the 949 Engineering Section Labor Agreement.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Engineering from an American Board of Engineering Technology (ABET) accredited institution.

  • 6+ years of experience


  • Civil Engineer degree

  • Power Plant experience

  • Minnesota Professional Engineer License

A condition of employment will be successfully obtaining and maintaining General Security Clearance and a Nuclear Security Clearance for unescorted access to Xcel Energy nuclear Plants including successful completion of Nuclear General Access Training (GAT) and the Nuclear Security screening process (typically consists of an alcohol/drug screen, a criminal history check, a psychological assessment, initial credit and background investigation and periodic credit & criminal history checks).

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 - Welch || MN - Welch || United States (US) || Nuclear Rollup || 45656:FT PI Eng FIN Mechanical || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $57.05 per hour

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Requisition Number: 28731

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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