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Amarillo, Texas

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Not Specified

Date Posted:

July 11, 2019

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Maintenance Apprentice 1st Year - Amarillo, TX Job

Location(s): TX - Amarillo


Do you want to start your career at a leading energy company with lots of room to grow? If you’re ready to work hard in an environment where you’ll be challenged, respected, and encouraged to develop your skills and talents, an entry-level job at Xcel Energy is your first step.



Xcel Energy is looking to fill several Maintenance Apprentice 1st Year positions for the Harrington Station Power Plant in Amarillo, TX. 


Position Summary:

Job duties will include, but not limited to, troubleshoot, construct and maintain plant equipment (turbines, boilers, pumps, compressors, cooling towers, etc.).

The employee will be required to actively participate in hands-on training, required classroom training and computer interactive training programs, as directed by management. The employee will also be required to successfully complete 4 year apprentice program and qualify for Maintenance Journeyman. Travel to other locations may be required.

Environmental Exposure: Employee will work in and around energized/rotating equipment, confined spaces, vibrating equipment, heights, noise levels requiring ear protection, presence of chemical fumes, lead and dust requiring use of a respirator and work in a wide range of ambient temperatures, both hot and cold. The employee will work off of ladders and scaffolding, in elevated positions, and may be required to handle asbestos, lead and other hazardous materials. Employee must be able to walk, climb stairs and ladders throughout the plant. Work is often on gravel concrete and uneven surfaces.


 Minimum Requirements:
   1) High school diploma or GED
   2) Must have successfully passed the Behavioral Assessment (external) & Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Maintenance Positions Selection Systems (MASS) test
   3) Must respond to overtime and call outs.
   4) Must commit to working safely and adhere to Company safety rules including wearing a hard hat, safety footwear, protective eye wear and Proper Protective Equipment (PPE).
   5) Able to lift 50 pounds
   6) Valid driver’s license
   7) Must be respirator qualified (Pulmonary Function Test)
   8) Must take Base line Audiogram

   9) Must have welding experience and/or certification


Minimum of one-year industrial maintenance experience desired.

Successfully pass the Xcel Energy screening requirements, which include a drug test, security clearance and other exams that are required by federal regulations, such as OSHA and DOT, will be performed as required





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:  TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Operations || 10600:Harrington Station || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 19064

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at [email protected]

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