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Xcel Energy Technical Training Manager Job in Denver, Colorado

Location(s): CO - Denver

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

Responsible for managing the activities of Operations Technical Training for Non-Nuclear Operations Training personnel and for assuring training is used as a strategic tool to provide highly skilled and knowledgeable staff for safe, reliable, cost-effective operations and to support performance improvement. Ensures initial and continuing training is in compliance within the constraints of applicable regulatory requirements.

Responsible for managing the training facilities at MDC and Cherokee to ensure that the facilities are functioning optimally and that issues are being resolved in a timely manner to ensure a quality training environment is maintained.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, evaluate and administer a portfolio of technical training strategies and programs that meet regulatory requirements and produce desired business results through effective program management.

  • Partner with business area leadership to optimize effective technical training program strategies for all business area capital and O&M projects. Set expectations and goals with the business areas in fostering an environment where training is an integral part of the business. Understand customers, industry dynamics and regulatory environment to effectively prioritize strategic direction.

  • Lead and set priorities through business area teams for maximum efficiency in the implementation of policies, programs and initiatives that meet business area objectives and regulatory compliance. Design and develop skills enhancement strategies and practices to support continuous improvement of field staff necessary to meet/exceed business and organizational goals and successfully meet industry and competitive challenges.

  • Provide guidance, technical expertise and counsel to business area leadership in dealing with federal, state and local regulatory training updates and requirements. Partner with Operations in responding to training requests. Develop and maintain effective relationships with vendors, contractors and consultants.

  • Remain in a position of oversight for the training facilities to include addressing emergent or degraded conditions and to strategically look to implement facility improvements to best meet business needs.

  • Responsible for hiring, managing and maintaining an effective team of professionals. Attract, recruit and retain a highly motivated technical staff. Develop and communicate clear performance expectations at a team and individual level.

  • Manage budgetary responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in, education, business or related technical field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Eight years of utility experience or related industrial environment, combined with five years demonstrated management experience.

  • Project management, process improvement, negotiation, strategic implementation, team leadership and facilitation experience required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse and rapidly changing business environment, customer focus, strong communication skills and in-depth knowledge of industry regulations.

This position requires a behavioral assessment prior to being considered for an interview.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all new persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.

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) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 42500:Operations Technical Training || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $100,000 to $142,000 per year

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Requisition Number: 38399

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

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