Xcel Energy Senior Controls Engineer - Denver, CO Job in Denver, Colorado
Location(s): CO - Denver
Are you an engineer who wants a challenging, rewarding career at a Fortune 500 company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship? Do you want to be part of shaping our energy future? An engineering position at Xcel Energy could be a great match for you.
Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
Designs and maintain control systems for compressor stations and gas plants, experience with ladder logic programming for PLC's, GE and Allen Bradley preferred is preferred, programming of RTU's (Fisher ROC and Bristol Babcock) is preferred. Experience with communications transfer to SCADA or DCS is preferred (Oasys, Citect or Delta V). Background in commissioning of control systems is preferred for this position. Up to 20% travel within the state of Colorado. Applies extensive technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Fully demonstrates the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization. Performs as a staff advisor and consultant in a technical specialty, a type of facility or equipment, or a program function. Responsible for multiple projects of moderate to large size or portions of major projects.
Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures. Work is expected to result in the development of new or improved techniques and procedures. Work is expected to result in the development of new or refined equipment, materials, processes, products, and/or scientific methods.
During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met.
Applies extensive technical expertise and has a higher level understanding of the basic principals of other related disciplines. Fully demonstrates the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level by applying advanced technical principles, theories and concepts, and contributes to the development of new principles, concepts and technical standards. Fully demonstrates unique technical skills.
As a recognized internal technical SME, conceives plans and conducts research to develop procedures, codes and standards in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity and supports the development of technical documentation through a series of complex and conceptually related studies requiring unconventional or innovative approaches.
Exercises authority and technical leadership on assignments that are often self-initiated and self-directed. Assignments are strategic and have significant long-term implications to achievement of overall business objectives.
May lead multiple critical and/or complex projects including research, design, equipment specification & selection, installation, start-up, commissioning and evaluation of work progress and results.
Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications. Manages bid/evaluation processes which include the preparation of bid documents, completion of technical evaluations for proposals and the review and approval of recommendations for selection.
Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs. Is influential in all forms of communications with internal and external business.
May provide oversight of engineers, interns, craft personnel, technicians and other professionals. Forms mentoring relationships with less experienced engineers for the transfer of knowledge and continuous self development of technical skills and competencies. Demonstrates effective leadership skills.
May provide overall coordination of processes related to budgeting, estimating, forecasting, accounting and work order management, in support of existing engineering projects or packaging proposals for future projects.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency).
5+ years relevant engineering experience.
Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization.
Experience with ladder logic programming for PLC's, GE and Allen Bradley is preferred, programming of RTU's (Fisher ROC and Bristol Babcock) is preferred.
Experience with communications transfer to SCADA or DCS is preferred (Oasys, Citect or Delta V).
PE (Professional Engineer) registration.
Background in commissioning of control systems is preferred for this position.
Background in managing projects from initiation to close out.
Up to 20% travel within the state of Colorado.
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: CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || Operations || 41605:Gas Eng Proc and Cntrol CO || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $82,200 to $109,666 per year
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