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Transmission Real Time Planning Engineer (Entry / Staff / Senior) Job

Location(s): CO - Golden

 

Are you an engineer who wants a challenging, rewarding career at a Fortune 500 company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship? Do you want to be part of shaping our energy future? An engineering position at Xcel Energy could be a great match for you.

 

 

Summary

 

Xcel Energy is looking for an Electrical Engineer to work in our Real Time Planning Group in Golden, CO.  Real Time Planning is an exciting department with several opportunities to enhance one’s knowledge of the Xcel Energy Transmission System by providing engineering support to the transmission control center.

 

The focus of this position is transmission operations support which includes, but not limited to, power system simulation modeling (short circuit, dynamic stability, voltage stability, and contingency analysis), preparing operating guides, conducting technical operating studies for Xcel Energy as a member of a regional team, reliability compliance, power system restoration and technical support for the Energy Management System (EMS).

 

Other duties include representing Xcel Energy at Regional Transmission Operator (RTO), Regional Reliability Organization (RRO) and other Operating meetings. This position primarily provides support to the operations of the Public Service of Colorado system but may occasionally support the Northern States Power and Southwestern Public Service systems.

 

The successful candidate will be placed in the appropriate level within the Engineering job family based on their experience.

 

 

Essential Responsibilities

 

  • Applies extensive technical expertise and has an understanding of the basic principals of other related disciplines. Fully demonstrates the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level by applying technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to lead projects of moderate to large size, scope and complexity.
  • Largely self-directed work is expected to result in the development of new or improved techniques, procedures and standards. Supports the development of technical documentation (including but not limited to designs, testing, calculations, reports, standards, etc.)
  • Without appreciable direction exercises considerable latitude in determining ongoing technical support for project activities within areas such as Operations, Maintenance, Testing/diagnostics and Regulatory. Provides field engineering oversight and direction for activities such as support , testing, installation, inspections, commissioning etc.
  • Coordinates/leads multiple projects or portions of projects (including phases such as research, design, equipment selection, procurement, installation and commissioning). May lead more critical projects with oversight of a higher level engineer or supervisor.
  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact in the bid/evaluation processes including preparation of bid documents, completion of technical evaluations for proposals and providing recommendations for selection. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination with internal and external organizations.
  • Effectively and with precision resolves difficult technical/business matters both inter-organizationally and with outside customer/vendors with all formats of communication.
  • May assign tasks to and/or direct engineers, technicians, craft personnel and other support staff including coordination and review of work assignments. Provides guidance and mentoring to less experienced engineers. Responsible for continuous self development of technical skills and competencies.
  • Leads activities such as budgeting, estimating, forecasting, accounting, work order management, in support of engineering projects.

 

 

Engineer Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency)

•0+ years relevant engineering experience

•Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization

 

 Preferred

•EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) preferred

 

 

Staff Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency).

•2+ years relevant engineering experience.

•Demonstrated broad knowledge & proficiency in specialty area, knowledge of related specialties, & general knowledge of other related disciplines.

•Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills & core competencies for this engineering level established and documented by the organization.

 

Preferred

•EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) strongly preferred

 

 

Senior Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency)

•5+ years relevant engineering experience

•EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) required

•Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization.

 

 Preferred

•PE (Professional Engineer) registration may be required depending on business need

 

 

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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:  CO - Golden || CO - Golden || United States (US) || Operations || 40061:Transmission Real Time Plannin || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

Requisition Number: 19375

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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