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.

This project will be leading the Colorado’s Power Pathway project

Position Summary

Provide strategic leadership while directing management for projects that require greater oversight due to large scopes and/or dollar amounts. Manage distribution utility relocations, electric transmission and high pressure gas that are in conflict with a special project. Serve as the primary interface and coordinate activities with Company/Municipalities/Regulators/Regional Transportation District, customers, media and legal as required. Oversight and accountability for budgets, legal requirements of agreements, design; ROW/easements, agreement negotiations, property acquisitions and sales, construction and job close out including invoicing. Project spans up to 5 years involving various types of gas/electric, electric transmission, high pressure gas and other facility relocations. Manage high visibility projects with significant impacts to all stakeholders. Make utility relocation decisions with all predetermined parties to ensure the company meets each phase of the project.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible to oversee the design of relocations of gas/electric distribution facilities, coordinate and oversee the engineering of electric transmission and high pressure gas that are in conflict with the special project. Ensure there are adequate design resources which can be a combination of Xcel personnel or design contractors. Designs must be completed in a timely manner to meet construction completion requirements of the overall special project. Validate utility conflicts and coordinate resolution with CDOT and other contractors

  • Responsible to negotiate each work request from CDOT, their authorized representative or contractor and execute the agreements for utility relocations and new power requirements. Ensure there are adequate construction resources to meet project schedules, resolve ROW, license and easement challenges. Establish a single point of contact for all Public Service Company and Xcel Energy departments, municipal entities, CDOT and their project representatives / contractors. Work with Xcel Energy Transmission and high pressure gas as required meeting their relocation requirements and ensuring all terms and conditions of the Utility Relocation Agreements are met to ensure corporate compliance with legal agreements. Balance easement rights with all stakeholders.

  • Responsible to manage field relocations of facilities and power requirements for the special project. ""On Site"" overview of Public Service Company relocation/construction activities is expected to minimize downtime for all involved stakeholders and meet project timelines and goals.

  • Responsible to coordinate timely invoice reimbursements associated with this project.

  • Responsible to resolve all customer complaints in a timely and equitable manner.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in business, engineering or related field. Minimum eight years combined gas/electric utility experience in engineering or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or knowledge. Professional Engineer license desirable. Project management experience is preferred. Lead or supervisory experience preferred. Strong ability to motivate others and to manage projects. Ability to multitask and to interact simultaneously with diverse work groups. Familiarity with regulations applicable to engineering/construction projects. Subject to all applicable Federal, State and Xcel Energy Drug testing requirements.

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: $122,000.00 to $173,933.00 per year

This position is eligible for the following benefits: 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, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO), Parental Leave

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: 08/16/24

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