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Gas Compliance QA/QC Specialist Job

Date: Apr 20, 2019

Location: MN - St Paul, US, 55117

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - St Paul


Do you want to have an essential role supporting the energy infrastructure that provides power to millions of homes and businesses? 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? Consider a position within Xcel Energy’s natural gas operations.



Provide technical and strategic expertise in the execution of a Gas Compliance and Quality Assurance Strategy for Xcel Energy. Conducts field and office compliance assessments of Xcel Energy and contractor personnel to ensure adherence to all codes and standards. Coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary groups to develop processes and procedures to efficiently and economically fulfill regulatory requirements related to assuring gas compliance requirements and company policy. Responsible for status reporting and identifying training requirements based on assessment results. Monitors key operational reports to monitor compliance. Special consideration will be given to applicants with gas field knowledge and Pipeline Compliance & Standards manual knowledge.This position can be filled in St. Paul, MN or Denver, CO.


  • Conducts field and office compliance assessments of Xcel Energy and contractor personnel to insure adherence to all PHMSA, D.O.T. and company standards and policies.
  • Reviews company documents and records to ensure proper documentation and record keeping of all activities.
  • Identifies compliance risks and works with the gas operating areas in the development of intermediate and long term solutions to meet regulatory requirements. Leverages relationships to identify opportunities for improvement and develops solutions to operational issues.
  • Communicates information to company personnel at all levels, including presentations to management and field personnel. Creates and maintains open dialogues with departments, requests information and responds by providing suggestions, alternatives and assistance.
  • Analyzes reports from various systems to assure compliance with company policy and procedures. Addresses and incorporates as necessary new Gas Compliance business processes into the overall Gas Compliance effort.
  • Business liaison with IT Business Systems for the development of a Gas Compliance architecture leveraging existing processes and business systems in development.



  • Bachelor's degree or engineering or related field or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge
  • 5 years experience in the gas utility industry is required, with experience in natural gas transmission/distribution operations, audit services, regulatory compliance functions highly preferred
  • Able to provide and apply knowledge of all regulations and rules and the company's operating standards, policies, procedures and processes including federal and state D.O.T. Pipeline Safety Regulations such as the D.O.T. rules and regulations 190, 191, 192, 193, 195, 198 & 199
  • Able to utilize mainframe systems and personal computer software proficiently, such as e-mail, spreadsheets, word processing and presentation software
  • Able to handle multiple projects, prioritize and schedule tasks, pay attention to detail and demonstrate good organizational and time management 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.


Posting Notes:  MN - St Paul || CO - Denver; MN - St Paul || United States (US) || Operations || 66682:Gas Compl and Assurance XS || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 18101

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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