Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A  position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

Directs strategic Fleet Operations business plan processes, drives Fleet operational effectiveness, provides performance governance for Fleet Operations across the operating companies and all Business Units to maximize achievement of customer satisfaction, workforce deployment/development, operational and financial performance. Provides leadership on Fleet Operations & Maintenance projects/initiatives, partnering with other functions to improve current and implement new processes. Leads key/critical fleet projects, including Fleet Telematics, its programs, deliverables, reporting, enhancements and serves as liaison with key business partners Enterprise wide.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for safe, efficient and optimized asset management of 6500-unit fleet in 48 staffed maintenance facilities as well as providing service to 26 satellite locations along with support to 1000-unit fleet remotely dispersed performing utility construction activities.

  • Strategically, tactically and collaboratively integrates the organization's business plans, goals, metrics, initiatives and budgets while aligning with corporate strategic goals and objectives. Meets financial and budget responsibilities.

  • Develops leadership including a comprehensive succession plan, while selecting and maintaining a safe multi-functional, diversified, well-trained, motivated and empowered bargaining and non-bargaining workforce.

  • Create, modify and administer the development, enforcement and the execution of fleet policies and procedures. Provides leadership in new product and equipment design and standardization, and in the development of programs that will optimize vehicle utilization and minimize life cycle cost. Leverages numerous technologies.

  • Ensure compliance with numerous federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes, ordinances, North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria, including the DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requirements to ensure a safe operating fleet as well as the Commercial Drivers that operate the fleet.

  • Represents the corporation nationally through participation in industry/ professional forums in order to stay abreast of industry direction and new technologies.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required, in business or engineering preferred.

  • Five or more years management experience that includes management of bargaining unit employees.

  • Ten or more years fleet experience. Demonstrated leadership skills, and excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $122,000.00 to $173,933.00 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

Pay and benefit packages may vary based on position. Some employees are under collective bargaining agreements, which determine the benefits they will receive. If the information conflicts with the terms of the written plan documents governing the plan, the plan document will control. Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

Anticipated Last Date to Apply: 02/29/24

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