Xcel Energy Associate Designer - Electric Job in Edina, Minnesota
Location(s): MN - Edina
Do you want to have a vital role supporting the infrastructure that provides electricity to millions of homes and businesses? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that’s committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? Consider a position with Xcel Energy’s electric distribution team.
Entry level design position that provides new and existing commercial, industrial, residential, and internal customers with distribution design project management for the least complex areas of design. The responsibility of this position is to function as the primary contact for future and existing customers by providing cost effective designs that balance customers’ needs in accordance with Company Delivery Services standards and administrative guidelines. Provide work clarification for construction personnel and act as the liaison between the construction department and customers. This position has a direct impact on safety, system operation, financial results, reliability, and customer satisfaction. May be expected to assist as needed after normal business hours during emergency situations.
Design facilities for new and existing customers according to Company Delivery Services construction standards and interpret administrative instructions for consistent and cost-effective designs. Provide distribution design project management for the least complex areas of design. Responsible for the generation of additional company revenue through contacts with new business or existing customers.
Manage projects from initial customer contact through post project analysis. Establish and manage the construction work plan with construction forces in order to meet the customers’ schedule and design requirements as well as financial and budgetary requirements.
Obtain permits and easements for facilities in accordance with city ordinances, state, federal, and county agencies as required. Execute contracts and agreements in compliance with administrative instructions and regulatory requirements.
Promote a safe work environment and design a safe operating system while providing premier customer service. Support and promote Company safety programs, including monitoring public safety around Company Delivery facilities.
Represent the Company with government officials, contractors, city agencies, vendors, architects, and engineers to provide service to customers.
Existing Metro West Design Contractors preferred.
Bachelor’s degree OR
Associate technical degree or lineman certificate from an accredited school and one year of experience in design, construction, project management, customer service, communication, or related field experience OR
Combination of education and experience providing equivalent job-related knowledge to provide exceptional customer satisfaction.
Working knowledge of MS Office.
Working knowledge of GIS design software, customer application software, SAP or other work management programs preferred.
Knowledge of construction standards, materials, and technical codes preferred.
Highly effective communication and innovative problem-solving skills.
Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to successfully complete established Skill-Based Training Program.
Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own vehicle.
Travel and overnight stays may be required throughout the service territory.
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: MN - Edina || MN - Edina || United States (US) || Operations || 10123:Design Elec Edina || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $22.00 to $30.73 per hour
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Requisition Number: 35879
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