Job Description

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

Provides expert level consulting and analytical services regarding multi-jurisdiction safety and industrial hygiene regulatory compliance. Provides corporate oversight and leadership to various business areas and operating company safety partners in understanding and / or interpreting safety and IH regulations, corporate policies and procedures. Partners with business area / operating company safety personnel to design and deploy corresponding safety programs and reporting processes. Responsible for establishing and managing a corporate safety incident / accident investigation and review procedure that meets federal and state OSHA reporting requirements. Interfaces with federal and state safety and / or IH regulatory agencies on behalf of the corporation and various business areas / operating companies. Responsible for preparing and / or reviewing all official Company responses to federal or state safety and / or IH regulatory agencies.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for expert level technical safety and industrial hygiene consulting and analytical services for Xcel Energy. Responsibilities include tracking regulatory activity and analyzing new and proposed regulations, letters of intent from OSHA and regulatory guidelines from various agencies. Responsible for review of information on pertinent court cases and other documentation regarding potential impact on the company. Responsible for disseminating information to field personnel in a timely manner.

  • Maintain expert knowledge of specific regulatory requirements and methods of compliance through extensive research / review of federal and state statutes, regulations, industry standards and consultation with other industry professionals and business partners. Responsible to design and deploy programs, practices and procedures for ensuring corporate documents are developed, written/revised and implemented to reflect new or revised regulations. Partners with business area / operating company safety peers to insure all related documentation is updated appropriately.

  • Prepares and presents economic impact statements and / or recommendations to business area / operating company management on costs or benefits for any new or proposed regulations

  • Consults with business leaders on safety incident / accidents to determine reporting requirements. Manages the corporate safety investigation of accidents and / or critical safety incidents. Develops investigation and reporting guidelines in partnership with Legal Services, Workforce Relations, Governmental Affairs, business area management and safety consultants. Formulates the corporate response to pending regulatory activity

  • Provide technical consulting services to areas within Xcel Energy which include recognition, evaluation and recommendations designed to minimize deficiencies and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations

  • Provide safety and related health risk audits and deliver feedback to business area management on their accident elimination programs and regulatory compliance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Business or related discipline.

  • Certified Safety Professional designation (BCSP) or Master's degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or safety related discipline required.

  • Minimum 10-12 years of progressive safety related experience. Safety experience in the utility industry preferred.

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.

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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The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $92,300.00 to $130,567.00 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

Pay and benefit packages may vary based on position. Some employees are under collective bargaining agreements, which determine the benefits they will receive. If the information conflicts with the terms of the written plan documents governing the plan, the plan document will control. Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

Deadline to Apply: 04/21/24

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