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Principal Emergency Preparedness Coordinator 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.



Position Summary

Lead the programmatic emergency plan requirements for the Nuclear Department and the periodic review of nuclear emergency plans.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Provides technical leadership for other EP coordinators; provides leadership for process quality improvement initiatives. Functions as project leader on a variety of large-scale emergency planning projects--often directing other staff and/or contractors in design and implementation, responsible for major projects and programs.
  • Applies sound and diversified knowledge of emergency planning principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields. Makes decisions independently on emergency planning problems and methods; applies advanced technical expertise to projects to develop and refine new approaches to emergency planning programs.
  • Participates in state, county, federal, industry and peer meetings and workshops. Interface with state/county emergency management officials and federal regulatory agencies on EP matters.
  • Represents the fleet as an industry expert in various industry forums. Actively participates and leads industry or professional society work groups. Provides EP training input and development as a subject matter expert.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science, technical or business-related field (relevant to emergency management, nuclear generation or engineering) or equivalent education and experience required.
  • 8 years of relevant experience required.
  • 3 years of experience in a Senior Emergency Preparedness role or equivalent role preferred.
  • (Relevant experience preferred is defined as employment in Radiation Protection, Chemistry, Operations, or Emergency Preparedness).
  • Recognized nuclear expertise demonstrated by active participation and leadership in industry or professional society work groups; presentations to industry working groups; or industry or professional society awards and recognition for achievement.
  • Demonstrated expertise, responsibility and accountability for actions and decisions required, evidenced by implementation of emergency planning programs and procedures; regular interaction with regulatory and oversight organizations; creativity and problem solving without precedent resulting in improved safety, reliability or economics.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access required.
  • Emergency response team assignment may require living within 60-90 minutes from assigned work facilities.




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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 - Welch || MN - Welch || United States (US) || Nuclear Rollup || 45604:FT PI Emergency Planning || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $87,000 to $123,666 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: 44221

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