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Xcel Energy Operations Supervisor Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Location(s): CO - Denver; CO - Lakewood; MN - Minneapolis

Are you ready to take your leadership potential to the next level with a growing Fortune 500 company? Xcel Energy is at the leading edge of an industry that is changing quickly. We’re seeking dynamic, proven leaders to help guide us into this exciting energy future. If you’re looking to lead at a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, with plenty of room to grow, consider a position at Xcel Energy. We also invest in our leaders. From specific programs for new and aspiring leaders to just-in-time resources to support the seasoned manager, we provide development for any stage of their career.

This role is for the Center of Exellence team in the Distribution orginization at Xcel Energy.

Position Summary

The Center of Excellence team in Distribution operations at Xcel Energy is looking to fill a Supervisor position with a primary focus on day to day operations. Successful candidate will be overseeing quality, timeliness and internal customer satisfaction with products created in support of field operations such as work orders, purchase requisitions and work order closure activities in the SAP system.

Standard Operations Position. Supervise a high performing operations team while driving the safe, efficient and cost-effective use of resources according to policies and procedures. Assure safe, reliable, and compliant operations and ensure customer satisfaction. Ensure consistent and effective use of standard tools and processes. Support attainment of corporate and business unit goals and objectives, and process and performance metrics. Serve as a strong communicator of key strategic and operational changes.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Safety: Provide visible safety leadership and drive real time safety accountability by engaging employees/crew through safety meeting facilitation, job briefs, audits, training, accident investigation/event assessment, and job site observations. Work in close partnership with Safety Consultant.

  • Business Optimization & Strategy: Evaluate team performance based on operational efficiency, reliability and quality metrics; monitor trends, and take corrective action where appropriate. Ensure and reinforce the importance of process adherence and data integrity. Identify continuous improvement opportunities and drive adoption of process changes through effective communication of expectations and objectives.

  • Operational Effectiveness: Responsible for crew productivity and quality of execution. Maintain a consistent presence in the work environment. Assist in removing barriers with pre-requisites, materials, stakeholder, and other issues. Align crew skills and availability to work activities through coordinators, planners, and schedulers, prioritizing customer satisfaction and reliability.

  • Talent Management: Recruit talented employees, establish clear performance expectations and effectively manage performance. Provide training, coaching and oversight and drive employee engagement. Provide input and leadership in addressing bargaining unit issues, grievances, corrective actions, and future development.

  • Relationship Management: Build and maintain effective internal and external relationships. Be knowledgeable of necessary systems and resources to assist employees, other work groups, and/or customers and stakeholders. Enable crews to provide solutions to issues and improve customer/stakeholder satisfaction.

  • Regulatory & Compliance: Coordinate the execution and documentation of work in accordance with Xcel Energy policies and procedures, labor agreements, and regulatory standards. Support and ensure required compliance/technical training is completed. Establish, monitor, and track processes to ensure regulatory compliance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Three or more years in design, construction, operations, engineering or maintenance of utility systems/power generation plants or related industries/fields.

  • Associates or technical degree preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in specific functional area standards, procedures, and applicable government/environmental regulations.

  • Operational knowledge of work and asset management and analytical/reporting applications.

  • Effective change leader with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate company/business area strategies and objectives to various stakeholders.

  • Proven results at achieving performance and operational metrics and driving process adherence.

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


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 || CO - Denver; CO - Lakewood; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations || 58910:DO Center of Excellence || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $72,100 to $102,433 per year

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Requisition Number: 29671

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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