Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Supervisor Technical Distribution Design Job in Denver, Colorado

Location(s): CO - DenverAre you ready to take your leadership potential to the next level with agrowing Fortune 500 company? Xcel Energy is at the leading edge of anindustry that is changing quickly. We're seeking dynamic, proven leadersto help guide us into this exciting energy future. If you're looking to leadat a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmentalstewardship, with plenty of room to grow, consider a position at Xcel Energy.Position SummarySupervise Distribution Design staff and ensure innovative and cost-effectivedesigns that are compliant with corporate standards and policies. Responsiblefor balancing customer needs while maintaining Xcel Energy standards andadministrative guidelines. Ensure consistent and effective use of Designresources, tools and processes. Provide resident technical matterexpertise, and real-time technical support services to planning, Right OfWay, construction and operations for electric and gas distributionfacilities. Anticipates and positions project teams to meet near-term andfuture needs. Support attainment of corporate and business unit goals andobjecEssential Responsibilities:Supervise Distribution Design personnel. Prioritize and assign work,assemble teams utilizing internal and/or external resources. Monitor anddocument results in order to ensure successful completion of projects, whichincludes monitoring Key Performance Indicators of cost, timeliness, etc.Assist in individual and team goal setting and monitoring as they relate todepartment goals and measures. Attract, recruit and retain a motivated andengaged workforce. Establish and communicate clear performance expectations sothat employees know how their work contributes to the achievement ofdepartment, business unit and corporate objectives.Provides support and direction regarding technical information, preliminarydesigns, indicative costs and schedules to internal and external customersto support planning, budgeting, siting, permitting, maintenanceactivities, easement encroachment and relocation solutions and systemrestoratiPerforms Design functions related to distribution projects varying in lengthand complexity. Prepares and checks preliminary and final distribution projectdesigns, bills of material, cost estimates and material specificationsrelative to construction and improvements of distribution facilities.Review, monitor and approve distribution projects for compliance withnational and state codes/tariffs and internal design standards and policies.Develop and recommend processes to ensure compliance with all requirements.Participates in corporate standards for design, policies and constructionmaterials.Demonstrates technical expertise by keeping current and informed abouttechnical developments and industry practices. Provides mentoring and trainingto new hires and existing Design personnel using the established skill basedprograms and other training resources.Assist Construction and Maintenance, Distribution Operations and AreaEngineering with solutions to special projects or problems. SupportsEngineering and Design to ensure customer and Company needs are met as relatedto Xcel Energy construction and maintenance activities.Lead Distribution Design as point of contact for internal and externalcustomers. Fill in for Manager as necessary and complete other duties asassigned.Share responsibility for after hours "On-Call" duty for Xcel EnergyDelivery. Assist in storm restoration efforts by troubleshooting andprioritizing outages, mobilizing design resources into the field for crewassistance and visual inspections and ensure public safety.Minimum RequirementsBachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from ABETaccredited program combined with a minimum of 3 years engineering workexperience within delivery construction, design, scheduling, maintenanceor operations area or related field preferred.High School Diploma or equivalent. Two year technical degree and minimum of 6years work experience