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Not Specified
Location:
Faribault, Minnesota
Country:
United States
Industry:
Operations - Plant Operations
Position type:
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Reference Number
16730-en_US
ID
201528
Job Title:
Electric Associate Designer/Designer Job
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Electric Associate Designer/Designer Job

Location(s): MN - Faribault

 

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.

 

 

Summary
This an 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 Xcel 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. Xcel Energy is looking for an Associate Designer or Designer to join our team.  This will be located at our Faribault Service Center in Faribault, Minnesota. The successful candidate will be hired at the level commensurate with their skills and experience.

Responsibilities

  • Design facilities for new and existing customers according to Xcel 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 Xcel Energy safety programs, including monitoring public safety around Xcel Delivery facilities.  
  • Represent the Company with government officials, contractors, city agencies, vendors, architects, and engineers to provide service to customers.


Minimum Requirements for Associate Designer

 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two year technical degree and two years experience in design, construction, project management, or related field experience; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge
  • Working knowledge of GIS, ED/SW, ServConn, PassPort, MS Office and related systems
  • Knowledge of construction standards, materials, and technical codes
  • 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
  • May be drug tested randomly as prescribed by the Department of Transportation

 

Minimum Requirements for Designer

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two year technical degree and five years experience in distribution design, construction, project management, or related field experience; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge
  • Working knowledge of GIS, ED/SW, ServConn, PassPort, MS Office and related systems
  • Knowledge of construction standards, materials, and technical codes
  • 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
  • May be drug tested randomly as prescribed by the Department of Transportation

 

Preferred Requirements for Designer

  • Previous customer service experience

The successful candidate will be hired at the level commensurate with their skills and experience.

 

 

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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 - Faribault || MN - Faribault || United States (US) || Operations || 1211B:Southeast Design MIS MN || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

Requisition Number: 16730

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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