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General Manager, Nuclear & Technical Learning 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 leading the enterprise-wide learning governance strategy, nuclear accredited and non-accredited training. Nuclear instructional technology & leadership, Nuclear maintenance, technical and energy supply, Enterprise non- nuclear maintenance training, nuclear medical compliance, and enterprise technical simulation programs. Supervisory responsibilities include providing leadership to both nuclear site training directors, fleet training supervisors, enterprise simulation management, medical compliance personnel and nuclear instructional technology staff. Additionally, this position ensures initial and continuing training complies with applicable regulatory requirements, National Academy requirements, NRC operating licenses, the Quality Assurance Plan and Nuclear and Enterprise Strategic priorities. Responsible for the training and certification as well as the quantity and quality of instructional staff and training program curriculums and continuous improvement initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Directly supervise and provide leadership and strategic support to reporting staff. This includes managing their performance providing candid feedback and assisting in their personal development.
  • Provide oversight to assure that training is systematically conducted to continuously improve plant performance manage risk implement excellence plans comply with training regulatory requirements maintain the accreditation of the operator and technical staff / programs.
  • Implements and maintains Key Performance Indicators which communicate real time Nuclear & Enterprise Learning’s organizational health, operational effectiveness, efficiency and experience.
  • Leads Enterprise Learning Governance Council, the development of and execution of strategic priorities, staffing and budget plans for the enterprise.
  • Represents the company’s Nuclear and Enterprise Technical Learning as a functional learning expert and technical leader in peer and national benchmarking / accreditation forums. This includes but is not limited to WANO, NRC, USA100, and INPO engagements.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • Ten years of responsible nuclear power plant experience, with a minimum of five years of managerial experience, of which two years shall be nuclear training manager experience.
  • Must possess additional specialized training or experience in an area of technical learning and development.
  • Senior Reactor Operator’s (SRO) License, SRO Certification or US military credential preferred.




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) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 56140:Enterprise Learning || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: Min: $180,000, Mid: $211,300, Max: $232,400

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: 44301

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