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Xcel Energy Instructor Job in Township of Welch, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Welch

Do you have the attention to detail and commitment to safety needed for a successful and rewarding career in the field of nuclear power? We’re looking for people who are looking to grow their career with a company that maintains one of the safest nuclear fleets in the nation. If that describes you, we’d like you on our team.


Responsible for championing the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation phases of the Security Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) Methodology. Will analyze changes to the security program to identify training needs; design learning objectives and test items to build training materials from; develop new or revise training materials; provide instruction in all settings (classroom, shooting range, and on-the-job); and will solicit and provide feedback to drive training program excellence.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Implements training by providing instruction in all settings (i.e. classroom, range, on-the-job, online, etc.)

  • Develops training materials (i.e. lesson plans, exams, OJT/TPE guides) to meet identified program learning objectives.

  • Solicits and provides feedback to improve program performance, and participates in regular Curriculum Review Committee meetings and program self assessments.

  • Conducts needs, job, and task analyses of identified changes to the security program to ensure training needs are identified and met in accordance with SAT requirements.

  • Designs learning objectives and test items from which training materials will be built.

  • Provides Lead Controller/Lead Adversary Controller functions for Security Drill and Exercise program to include scenario development, briefings, drill command and control, and completing required drill documentation.


  • Must be able to pass Xcel Energy Nuclear background and screening requirements.

  • Must be able to meet physical, psychological, mental, and training requirements of 10CFR73, Appendix "B", and the NMC/Xcel Training and Qualification Plan.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must have a minimum of three years Nuclear Security or Nuclear Systematic Approach to Training experience, with five years preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office required; experience with Learning Management System (LMS) and LXR*Test 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.

Posting Notes: MN - Welch || MN - Welch || United States (US) || Nuclear || 45417:FT Nuclear Security || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 25901

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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