Xcel Energy Compliance / Training Consultant Job in Hugo, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Hugo

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education 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 professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.


This position provides primary support to gas operations and is responsible for identifying, developing and/or implementing departmental, corporate, and regulatory required training initiatives. Subject matter expert within assigned area of responsibility. Provides daily direction for training program participants. Develop, deliver, administer and schedule compliance and technical training programs to bargaining, non-bargaining and management employees ensuring content and method utilized is in compliance with regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA, EPA, State and Company policies/procedures etc.). Provide internal consulting services to operating units including all levels of management ensuring current and future regulatory and technical training requirements are met. Manage and audit record keeping process and report as required. Interface with industry, regulatory, and state agencies to ensure current and future programs are compliant. Lead or participate on training/safety teams. Lead various Joint Apprentice Training committees to ensure that apprentice training meets state certification requirements.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate, deliver and administer compliance and technical training to bargaining and non-bargaining unit employees including management. Interface with industry and regulatory agencies to keep current on the changes developing in the regulations.

  • Provide internal consulting services to operating units including all levels of management ensuring current and future regulatory requirements are met. Work as a liaison with state and federal regulators on critical issues (such as incident investigations, policy improvements, participating in program audits).

  • Coordinate, schedule and determine appropriate content and method of training (i.e. on-line training, virtual training and face-to-face training) for all employees (bargaining unit, non-bargaining unit and management) ensuring technical and regulatory requirements are met.

  • Utilize business process tools (scorecard, management system processes, material and delivery evaluations) to improve efficiency and the quality of services and products delivered to the customer ensuring programs are effective.

  • Provide direction to Technical Training staff to ensure complete and accurate documentation of training and evaluations. Manage and audit process to ensure programs and methods are compliant with current and future regulatory requirements.

  • Reporting of annual compliance training as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Bachelor of Science degree, Safety, or related degree (6 years of safety and training related work experience in the natural gas industry may substitute for the degree)

  • 5 years experience working with gas compliance and regulatory requirements and/or a related technical area

  • Thorough understanding of safety and OSHA compliance requirements

  • Proven written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills, project management, and communication skills (written and oral)

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite

  • Position may require extended periods of time at various customer sites


  • Knowledge of ADDIE theory and application

  • Journeyman experience in the natural gas industry

  • Welding experience

  • Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) or Certified Associate Weld Inspector (CAWI)

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 - Hugo || MN - Hugo || United States (US) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 42452:Field Safety and Training || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 14357

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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