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Gas Engineering Supervisor Job

Location(s): CO - Denver


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
Support the vision and strategic plan of the department by supervising and directing a team of engineers and other roles that support the department's objectives. Responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of the team, including review of engineering designs/solutions, making job assignments, coordinating with other departments, and employee development. Support the operations and maintenance of the company's assets, establish priorities at the individual contributor level as well as for the department, and ensure work is competed to meet or exceed expected quality and schedule requirements.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide tactical leadership of the engineering staff resources to ensure commitments for products, support, and continuous improvement are met. This includes making work assignments, establishing priorities, oversight of product quality and schedule adherence and development and implementation of improvement plans. Will modify, approve, seal or sign work products. Will approve work orders.
  • Provide strategic leadership for the engineering staff resources by championing the corporate and business unit strategic priorities and connecting them to the day to day work occurring by the team. Support and actively participate in the development of direct reports through training, mentoring, and succession development. Conduct hiring, performance development, discipline, and promotion for employees under direct supervision.
  • Represent the department as the point of contact for and establish effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and coordinate departmental activities with those stakeholders.
  • Anticipate and aggressively pursue issues, including regulatory requirements, that may impact the strategic direction of the business unit. Integrate Corporate policies, priorities, and objectives to improve performance. Apply industry best practice, core competencies and success factors to establish performance expectations.
  • Effectively assess, manage, and operate the assets of the business unit to support the corporation and our customers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years experience.
  • Utility industry experience preferred.
  • Project management or other informal leadership experience preferred.
  • May be subject to on-call duty.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project engineering and management experience with compressor stations, gas quality, gas storage, controls, and reg stations
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Experience with stage gate or equivalent process
  • Experience with capital funding process
  • ​​​​​​​Experience working and leading in a strongly matrixed organization




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:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || Public Service Company || 41573:Gas Eng Proc and Cntrl XS || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $87,000 to $123,666 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


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Requisition Number: 45879

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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