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Principal Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Job

Location(s): MN - Welch


Do you have the attention to detail and commitment to safety needed for a successful and rewarding career in the field of nuclear power? We’re looking for people who are looking to grow their career with a company that maintains one of the safest nuclear fleets in the nation. If that describes you, we’d like you on our team.



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.





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: $82,700 to $117,566 per year

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Requisition Number: 34554

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