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Transmission Account Representative - Minneapolis, MN Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


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.



Develop, retain, and administer transmission related agreements for Xcel Energy Transmission's present and prospective investor owned utilities, municipalities, rural electric associations and other non-retail customers. Oversee and administer contracts with Power Producers who interconnect to the Xcel Energy system and deliver their product through the Xcel Energy transmission system. Develop customer driven solutions for, and resolve disputes with, aforementioned customers. Interface with Transmission Operations, control areas, reserve groups, RTO's, FERC and neighboring transmission systems. Develop high-level relationships with industry customers while having extensive knowledge of Xcel Energy competitors.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Conceive, coordinate, negotiate and implement complex proposals, contracts and amendments to retain and increase transmission services for existing and new customers. Maintain strong understanding of FERC orders/rulings, PSC requirements and RTO policies and procedures which affect interconnection and transmission service.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with wholesale customers. Liaison to ISO, FERC and other non-retail Xcel Energy functions.
  • Initiate, develop, and maintain relationships with other utilities, suppliers, and other companies. Identify and analyze customers' and competitors' strategies, needs and plans, create and develop market and competitive intelligence and market plans for new transmission services.
  • Originate, lead and direct interdisciplinary teams to provide and implement customized solutions to customers that bring added value to Xcel Energy delivery business unit.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding billings, services, rates, options, etc. when applicable.
  • Provide information and support to other departments concerning agreements (historical or current), rates, communications, loads, etc.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering (6 years of related work experience may substitute for the degree)
  • Public speaking ability required
  • Understanding of FERC order 888 and 889 and associated Standards of Conduct Requires some evening and weekend work and some travel

  • 6 years of combined experience in negotiating contracts within the energy environment, system planning, system operations, or engineering in a Utility environment preferred




Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.


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 - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations and Generation || 41520:Transmission Business Relation || 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: 47343

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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