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Sr Manager - Transmission Project Management 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.



Directs project/portfolio managers in full scope of responsibilities associated with extremely large and complex substation and transmission line projects and programs. Directs technical project/portfolio opportunities. Directs project/portfolio manager's role (definition of schedule, budget, implementation risk, change, opportunity and resource allocation management) for extremely complex projects, portfolios and programs. Provides strategic and tactical project/portfolio implementation advice and direction. Conceptualizes and manages continuous improvement and project/portfolio implementation opportunities. Cultivates effective working relationships with internal and external customers and service providers.

Essential Responsibilities


  • Successfully defines workflows, accountabilities, resource requirements, and reporting relationships to obtain optimum project/portfolio implementation effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Develop and direct implementation processes for the multi-year Transmission project/portfolio workbook plan. This includes establishing and managing service level agreements; identifying, securing and managing necessary internal/external service provider resources. Provide daily management of project/portfolio managers to insure that the workbook plan is implemented within scope, timing, and forecast guidelines.
  • Establishes and maintains excellent working relationships with internal and external organizations to optimize project/portfolio implementation effectiveness.
  • Continuously analyzes project/portfolio implementation effectiveness and creates, conceptualizes, and implements improvements.
  • Responsible for providing strategic and tactical guidance and decision making associated with public and regulatory issues that are encountered during project/portfolio implementation.
  • Aligns project/portfolio implementation policies and procedures with company objectives and strategies.




  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (6 years related experience may substitute for the degree)
  • 10 years experience with demonstrated success in a supervisory role overseeing complex technical projects
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification (must be obtained within 18 months in the position)
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures in the areas of project management; cross-functional interaction; work direction; and performance management
  • Knowledge of transmission engineering and construction projects





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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) || Operations || 41429:Project Management PSCo || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $119,000 to $169,666 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: 53685

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