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Instructor, Security Job

Location(s): MN - Welch


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.



Responsible for championing the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation phases of the Security Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) Methodology. Will analyze changes to the security program to identify training needs; design learning objectives and test items to build training materials from; develop new or revise training materials; provide instruction in all settings (classroom, shooting range, and on-the-job); and will solicit and provide feedback to drive training program excellence.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Implements training by providing instruction in all settings (i.e. classroom, range, on-the-job, online, etc.)
  • Develops training materials (i.e. lesson plans, exams, OJT/TPE guides) to meet identified program learning objectives.
  • Solicits and provides feedback to improve program performance, and participates in regular Curriculum Review Committee meetings and program self assessments.
  • Conducts needs, job, and task analyses of identified changes to the security program to ensure training needs are identified and met in accordance with SAT requirements.
  • Designs learning objectives and test items from which training materials will be built.
  • Provides Lead Controller/Lead Adversary Controller functions for Security Drill and Exercise program to include scenario development, briefings, drill command and control, and completing required drill documentation.

  • Must be able to pass Xcel Energy Nuclear background and screening requirements.
  • Must be able to meet physical, psychological, mental, and training requirements of 10CFR73, Appendix "B", and the NMC/Xcel Training and Qualification Plan.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a minimum of three years Nuclear Security or Nuclear Systematic Approach to Training experience, with five years preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required; experience with Learning Management System (LMS) and LXR*Test preferred.




COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.


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 - Welch || MN - Welch || United States (US) || Nuclear || 45637:FT PI Security || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $66,000 to $94,000 per year

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Requisition Number: 38785

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