Company Name:

Xcel

Location:

Earth, TX, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Electrical Engineering

Posted

September 20, 2018

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Plant Engineer (Entry-Level, Staff, or Senior) - Earth, TX Job

Location(s): TX - Earth

 

Are you an engineer who wants a challenging, rewarding career at a Fortune 500 company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship? Do you want to be part of shaping our energy future? An engineering position at Xcel Energy could be a great match for you.

 

 

Xcel Energy is seeking an engineer to work in either Plant X or Tolk Station in Earth, Texas. This position can be filled at the entry-level, staff, or senior job grades. Please see below for requirements for each job grade. Preference will be given to Mechanical engineers, although we may consider Electrical engineers with the right experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in power plants, as well as proficiency in SAP and Microsoft Excel.

 

Entry-Level Engineer Summary
This is an entry level position designed to develop technical expertise in a particular area of specialty. Performs work that involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures or equipment with relatively few complex features for which there are precedents. Activities are of limited scope requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific narrow area of assignments. May lead small-medium, non-critical projects and/or provide field oversight of critical projects under direction of higher level engineer or supervisor. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy. As proficiency is gained, may work on portions of larger projects. Works under supervision and follows established procedures. May supervise or coordinate the work of interns, drafters, craft personnel, technicians and/or others.

 

Responsibilities

  • Uses and applies technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to perform activities/assignments of limited scope. 
  • Supports the development of technical documentation (including but not limited to designs, testing, calculations, reports, standards, etc.) Utilizes and may assist with the development of procedures.  
  • Provides ongoing technical support for project activities within areas such as Operations, Maintenance, Testing/diagnostics, Regulatory, etc. May provide field engineering oversight for activities such as commissioning, testing, inspections etc. under direct supervision. 
  • Coordinates/leads projects or portions of projects (including phases such as research, design, equipment selection, procurement support, installation and commissioning), under the direction of a higher level engineer or supervisor.
  • Under the direction of a higher level engineer/supervisor, supports bid/evaluation processes by performing basic analysis and calculations on existing documentation and materials that support the preparation of bid documents. In completing segments of technical evaluations for proposals may need to effectively communicate with other business areas of the company following appropriate processes. 
  • Effectively exchanges information in all formats, on matters having a wide range of importance and complexity both inter-organizationally and with outside customer/vendors. 
  • May coordinate the work of interns, drafters, technicians, and/or others and provides guidance and mentoring to less experienced engineers. Responsible for continuous self development of technical skills and competencies. 
  • May perform activities such as budgeting, estimating, forecasting, accounting, work order management, in support of engineering projects.


Entry-Level Engineer Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency)
  • 0+ years relevant engineering experience
  • Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization


Entry-Level Engineer Preferred Qualifications

  • EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) preferred

 

Staff Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency).
  • 2+ years relevant engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated broad knowledge & proficiency in specialty area, knowledge of related specialties, & general knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills & core competencies for this engineering level established and documented by the organization.

 

Staff Engineer Preferred Qualifications

  • EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) strongly preferred

 

 

Senior Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency)
  • 5+ years relevant engineering experience
  • EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) required
  • Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization.

 

Senior Engineer Preferred Qualifications

  • PE (Professional Engineer) registration may be required depending on business need

 

 

 

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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 - Earth || TX - Earth || United States (US) || Operations || 11720:ES Plant Eng Tolk X || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

Requisition Number: 15543

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

Company Name:

Xcel

Location:

Earth, TX, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Electrical Engineering

Posted

September 20, 2018

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