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Electrical Consulting Engineer Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis

 

Are you an engineer who wants a challenging, rewarding career at a Fortune 500 company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship? Do you want to be part of shaping our energy future? An engineering position at Xcel Energy could be a great match for you.

 

 

Xcel Energy is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to support operations at 414 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN. Experience in wind, solar, energy storage, substation design and construction are highly preferred. 

 

During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met. As of January 2021, individuals on this team are in the workplace periodically and remote some days. 

 

Summary
A recognized leader and authority in the organization and externally in a broad area of specialization or in a narrow but intensely specialized field. Exhibits an exceptional degree of technical expertise, ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness. Applies and/or develops highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts. Acts as a technical resource to associates and others with a high degree of reliance placed on the scientific interpretations and advice. Serves as consultant to top management in long-range company planning concerning new or projected areas of technological research and advancements. Prime spokesperson on company’s technical capabilities and future directions. Work is checked only to the effectiveness of results obtained, typically requiring a long-term perspective. Virtually self-supervisory. May provide daily oversight for a staff of engineers, craft personnel and technicians. May lead critical, complex, and/or multi-year duration projects.

Responsibilities

  • Applies extensive technical expertise and has a high level understanding of the basic principals of other related disciplines. Fully demonstrates the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level by applying highly advanced technical principles, theories and concepts. As a recognized industry SME contributes to the development of new principles and concepts. Applies and/or develops highly advanced technologies, scientific principles theories and concepts.
  • Conceives, plans and conducts investigations of broad technical interest to the industry in areas of considerable innovation and importance for which engineering precedents are lacking in areas critical to the overall success of the engineering program. Contributes to the development of codes and standards through a series of complex and conceptually related studies requiring unconventional or innovative approaches.
  • Virtually self-supervisory. Often acts independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of operational programs. Work is checked only to the effectiveness of results obtained, typically requiring a long-term perspective.
  • As the Lead of critical, complex, and /or multi-year duration projects, fully manages the technical scope of such projects. 
  • Serves as the technical authority in consultation with top management in strategic long-range company planning concerning new or projected areas of technological research and advancements and provides recommendations on specifications and procurement. 
  • Prime spokesperson on company’s technical capabilities and future directions. Initiates and maintains an extensive network of contacts with key internal and external business partners. 
  • May provide oversight of engineers, interns, technicians, craft personnel and other professionals. Forms mentoring relationships with less experienced engineers for the transfer of knowledge and continuous self development of technical skills and competencies. Demonstrates effective leadership skills.

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency). 
  • 14+ years relevant engineering experience. 
  • PE (Professional Engineer) registration required. 
  • Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization.

 

 

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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:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Generation || 31101:ES Projects || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $113,900 to $159,366 per year

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Requisition Number: 27241

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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