Operations Manager - Platteville, CO
Company: Xcel Energy
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Standard Operations Position. Supervise a high performing, safe
operations team across multiple functions, facilities, or
commodities while driving the efficient and cost-effective use of
numerous resources through consistent and effective application of
policies and procedures. Assure safe, reliable, and compliant
operations, drive continuous improvement, and ensure customer
satisfaction. Drive attainment of corporate and business unit
strategies, goals and objectives, and process and performance
- Provide visible safety leadership and actively contribute to
the creation, implementation, and continuous improvement of a
strong, sustainable safety culture in partnership with Safety
Consultant. Drive safety accountability by engaging the team
through a variety of safety events, tools, trainings, observations,
- Business Optimization & Strategy: Evaluate team performance
based on operational efficiency, reliability and quality metrics;
take corrective action where appropriate, focusing on process
adherence and data integrity. Identify continuous improvement
opportunities and drive adoption of process changes through
effective collaboration and expectation setting.
- Operational Effectiveness: Provide direct leadership over crew
effectiveness, quality and productivity. Maintain continuous
presence in the work environment and remove barriers with pre-reqs,
materials, stakeholder, and other issues. Ensure correct crew
composition and skills to meet operational, reliability, customer
and financial objectives. Assist in preparing resource forecasts
and providing input to longer-term work plans.
- Talent Management: Recruit talented employees, participate in
workforce and development planning efforts, establish clear
expectations, and effectively and manage performance. Provide
training, coaching and oversight and drive employee engagement.
Effectively represent the organization in bargaining unit
discussions, grievances, corrective actions and development.
- Relationship Management: Build and maintain effective
relationships with all areas that support Operations. Provide
strong working knowledge of necessary systems and resources to
assist employees, other work groups, and/or customers and
stakeholders. Enable crews to provide solutions to issues and
improve customer/stakeholder satisfaction.
- Regulatory & Compliance: Oversee and coordinate the execution
and documentation of work in accordance with policies, procedures,
labor agreements, and regulatory standards. Ensure required
compliance/technical training is completed. Establish, monitor, and
track processes to ensure regulatory compliance.
- Five or more years in design, construction, operations,
engineering or maintenance of utility systems/power generation
plants or related industries/fields or equivalent.
- Associates or technical degree preferred.
- Demonstrated technical expertise in specific functional area
including standards, procedures, and applicable
- Operational knowledge of work and asset management and
- Effective change leader with demonstrated ability to
effectively communicate company and business area strategies and
objectives to a variety of stakeholders.
- Proven results at achieving performance and operational metrics
and driving process adherence.Preferred
- Three years of supervisory experience.
- Completion of an approved apprentice program in an
appropriately related craft.
- Demonstrated understanding of utility finance.
- Demonstrated experience working as or with bargaining unit
Will be required to work rotating shifts and/or be on call.
Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and
customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this,
we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired,
you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of
vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and
disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully
vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you
will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable
to unvaccinated employees.
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
Posting Notes: CO - Platteville -- CO - Platteville -- United
States (US) -- Operations -- 37000:Ft St Vrain Station Management
-- Full-Time -- Non-Bargaining --
The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $87,000 to
$123,666 per year
This position may also be eligible for the following benefits
and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program,
Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent
Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account,
Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan),
Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA),
Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD),
Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP),
Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan),
Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition
program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays,
Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time
employees only), Parental Leave
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Requisition Number: 44766All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Individuals
with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact
us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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