Distribution Ops Coordinator-1st- 4th Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


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

Responsible for the scheduling, coordination and writing of switching procedures for electric distribution outrages. The position provides support to the Distribution Control Centers, the construction and maintenance departments with Xcel. Also supports external customers with the planning, coordination, and preparation of outages to the electric delivery system. Location Chestnut Service Center.


Job Responsibilities

This list is not all inclusive or exclusive; with flexibility to review new technologies introduced into the distribution system.

  • Writing switch plans
  • Reporting
  • Filing Documents
  • Operator scheduling 
  • Coordinate the execution and documentation of work 
  • Request WO#
  • Outage call campaign 
  • Submit mapping corrections 




  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Two-year technical degree in electricity or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have working knowledge of all phases of distribution construction, maintenance and operating.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and revise distribution maps, substation, and customer Switchgear diagrams
  • Ability to successfully work with customers on a wide range of concerns
  • Must be self-motivated and possess a positive attitude 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience as a Troubleman, Lineman and/or first responder is desired 
  • Demonstrated commitment to work productively and safely 



Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.


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 - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations and Generation || 0359C:Electric Ops Coord MN || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $36.53 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: 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), 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, Vacation, Holidays, Additional days off, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)


Requisition Number: 54628

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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