Xcel Energy Public Safety Coordinator Job in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - St Paul

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.

Summary

Strategic-oriented position that develops, implements and documents corporate public safety programs and serves as project coordinator for operating company public safety programs. Coordinates activities in support of pipeline regulatory compliance and public awareness programs.

Responsibilities

  • Interact closely with internal stakeholders including jurisdictional leaders, directors and managers to support the corporate objectives for public safety and include regulatory compliance defined in RP 1162. Coordinate projects that support Xcel Energy's Public Awareness Written Plan. Continuous interaction with external stakeholders serving as Xcel Energy's liaison to state and region pipeline partnerships established within states and/or regionally to address state and federal pipeline safety regulations.

  • Accountable for project coordination including research, development, implementation and documentation to demonstrate continuous improvement of public safety programs. Provide consistent safety information to external audiences within diverse service areas of operating companies, and meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements of local, state and federal agencies and other governing bodies.

  • Evaluate success of implemented public safety programs working with Xcel Energy';s Market Research and benchmark activity with national pipeline organizations and utility peers from within the electric and natural gas utility industry.

  • Database and documentation management and support to rate cases, claims, executive inquiries, etc.

  • Oversee contracts with vendors by establishing and communicating clear performance expectations to support the manager in meeting the approved annual public safety budget.

  • Interact with corporate brand advertising, outside advertising agency, and other key internal stakeholders, supporting public safety messaging.

  • May serve as internal expert in response to lawsuits and media inquiries about past and present public safety programs.

Required

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree with emphasis in communications or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years experience in the utility industry preferably in a communications, training field and project management.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse and rapidly changing business.

Preferred

  • Meticulously Organized

  • A self starter

  • Strong community connection or the ability to build community connections.

  • Experience in a gas utility

  • Experience in damage prevention


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 - St Paul || MN - St Paul || United States (US) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 42445:Corporate Safety || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 14856

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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