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Senior Technical Instructor - Denver, CO Job

Location(s): CO - Denver

 

Are you ready to take your leadership potential to the next level with a growing Fortune 500 company?  Xcel Energy is at the leading edge of an industry that is changing quickly. We’re seeking dynamic, proven leaders to help guide us into this exciting energy future. If you’re looking to lead at a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, with plenty of room to grow, consider a position at Xcel Energy.

 

 

Position Summary


Provide professional technical training across Xcel Energy with a focus on PSCo Plant Control Operators and Instrumentation & Controls Technicians. Utilize systematic approaches to training to develop and maintain training materials. Design evaluation instruments and analyze trainee and stakeholder feedback for program improvements. Position may require extended periods of time at the customer site. Manage training programs and drive continues improvement. Coordinate CS and I&C apprenticeship programs within regions.

Essential Responsibilities

 

  • Oversee the Energy Supply apprentices in the Plant Control Operator and Instrumentation and Controls apprenticeships.
  • Utilize systematic approach to training to deliver effective training, and adhere to records management requirements. Design and develop skills enhancement strategies and practices to support continuous improvement of personnel necessary to meet/exceed business and organizational goals and to be successful in meeting industry and competitive challenges.
  • Provide oversight and work direction for apprenticeship programs, continuing technical training, and instructional staff. Support continuous improvement of field staff to meet/exceed organizational goals.
  • Fully utilize business processes (scorecard, marketing strategies, manufacturing-analysis, design, development, delivery and evaluation) and project management in implementing training.
  • Consult with customer to identify business needs and objectives. Provide customer contact for all training services, products and programs.
  • Design and maintain effective testing instruments and perform statistical analysis to quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate overall effectiveness, cost benefit and ultimate bottom line impact of the training/consulting product or service provided.
  • Perform technical and process improvement consulting.
  • Meet continuing technical and instructional requirements by adhering to Training Process Procedures.
  • Coordinate and facilitate special projects.


Minimum Requirements

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Education, or technical field related to the subject(s) in which the individual will provide instruction is preferred, or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge (specialized trade school, instructor certification, military training, journeyman training) is required.
  • Five years of training experience or equivalent technical work experience related to subject area of instruction.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of adult learning principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to effectively use Microsoft Office applications.

 

Preferred Experience

 

  • Operational experience on a coal and/or combustion turbine fired fossil fuel power plant(s)
  • Understanding of equipment in fossil power plants
  • Ability to teach plant control operators, theoretical and practical power plant operations
  • Experience working with controls systems, Emerson Ovations is preferred
  • Proficient in PLCs to include programing and networking
  • Experience working on instrumentations including calibration, configuring, and networking.
  • Ability to teach physics at the college level

 

 

 

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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:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 42510:Ops Tech Trng ES Elec PSCo || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

Requisition Number: 26084

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

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