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Radiation Protection Manager Job

Location(s): MN - Monticello


Are you ready to take your leadership potential to the next level with a growing Fortune 500 company?  Xcel Energy is at the leading edge of an industry that is changing quickly. We’re seeking dynamic, proven leaders to help guide us into this exciting energy future. If you’re looking to lead at a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, with plenty of room to grow, consider a position at Xcel Energy.  We also invest in our leaders.  From specific programs for new and aspiring leaders to just-in-time resources to support the seasoned manager, we provide development for any stage of their career.



Position Summary

Provides overall leadership and direction to station Radiation Protection Organization. This includes organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling the conduct of the operational, technical, and administrative aspects of the Radiation Protection Program. Responsible for reinforcing safe work practices, oversight of the Radiation Protection training program, control of department budgets, and the coordination of regulatory/peer assessments and evaluations.

Essential Responsibilities


  • Organize, direct, coordinate and control the conduct of the Radiation Protection Organization during all phases of station operation.
  • Ensure the Radiation Protection Program is conducted in a safe manner, in compliance with company, industry and regulatory safety standards (including all state and federal requirements).
  • Establish performance goals, targets, objectives, key performance indicators, staffing requirements, and related activities.
  • Provide Senior Management Team input with respect to resource requirements necessary to successfully accomplish Radiation Protection targets and objectives.
  • Serve as chairperson for the Radiation Protection Training Advisory Committee.
  • Support Fleet standardization initiatives by actively participating in Fleet Radiation Protection Peer Groups. Ensure effective implementation of the Radiation Protection Excellence Plan.
  • Ensure Radiation Protection support of the station’s Emergency Response Organization.
  • Review and approve all budget and authorization forms prepared by individual groups within Radiation Protection and monitor projects under his/her responsibility with respect to authorized expenditure levels.

Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor of Science Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college/university or experience commensurate with this level of education may be substituted in accordance with NRC HPPOS-217.
  • Master’s degree is highly preferred.
  • Must meet ANSI (American National Standard) N18.1-1971.
  • Must meet Regulatory Guide 1.8 qualification requirements for a Radiation Protection Manager (i.e., ANSI / ANS 3.1-1981, section 4.44 which specifies a minimum 7 years radiation protection experience, 2 of which should be professional level experience in a commercial nuclear power facility).
  • Effective verbal communication and writing skills that include the labor relations and negotiation abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including presentations to senior station management and external organizations.



This position requires a behavioral assessment prior to being considered for an interview.




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 - Monticello || MN - Monticello || United States (US) || Nuclear || 45522:FT MT Radiation Protection || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $124,700 to $177,166 per year

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Requisition Number: 32144

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