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Plant Overhaul Superintendent Job

Xcel Energy

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Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: July 25, 2022
Reference Code: 47290-en_US
Location(s): MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents 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 position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

Xcel Energy is seeking a Plant Overhaul Superintendent. Please note that preference will be given to candidates with proficiency in Primavera P6 as well as with two or more years of experience in planning and/or scheduling, and two or more years of experience in turnarounds/overhauls/project management. This position will be based in either Minneapolis or Becker, Minnesota.

Position Summary
The position is responsible for the leadership and direction of all overhaul activities and personnel to achieve overhaul performance objectives. This position is accountable for the effective implementation of the overhaul planning, execution and the post overhaul continuous learning cycle process for the region. Provides leadership and direct oversight of the contractor workforce (>100) used during overhauls and is responsible for the implementation of the company's contractor safety policy. Coordinates the overhaul planning process, the identification and development of the overhaul work scope and is responsible to ensure the development and administration of overhaul contracts. Provides direction to matrixed resources to ensure successful overhaul planning, overhaul execution and the continuous overhaul learning cycle. Responsible for effective management of the overhaul budget.

Essential Responsibilities
a) Overhaul Management: Implements and is accountable for the overhaul planning, overhaul execution and the post overhaul continuous learning cycle process. Provides leadership and work direction for all overhaul labor resources (>600) and supports the effective management of the overhaul budget. Responsible for compliance with critical path schedules, work scope specifications, and overhaul O&M and capital project performance objectives. Is accountable to meet or exceed overhaul performance objectives with plant management.
b) Overhaul Workforce: Provides leadership and direct oversight of the contractor workforce (>100) used during overhauls and leads the evaluation of contractor performance. Coordinates the overhaul planning process, the identification and development of the overhaul work scope and is responsible to ensure the development and administration of overhaul contracts. Supports the effort to establish effective relationships with contractors. Provides input for the selection and optimization of overhaul labor resources utilized in support of the overhaul and ensures contractors are qualified to perform assigned work. Identifies & implements actions which optimize overhaul labor resources to achieve required flexibility, availability and cost effectiveness.
c) Fleet Process Standardization: Implements overhaul management processes and provides input for the continuous improvement of overhaul management processes, overhaul practices and supporting systems across the fleet to bring added value to the business. Collaborates with others to share lessons learned and best practices and incorporates these into the overhaul management process. Incorporates process improvement through the consistent deployment of lessons learned across the fleet. Prepares overhaul reports to support the continuous overhaul learning cycle.
d) Team Collaboration: Provides work direction and leadership to the matrixed resources (technical subject matter experts, system owners, plant engineers and other plant resources) to ensure successful overhaul planning, overhaul execution and the continuous overhaul learning cycle.
e) Safety: Responsible for implementation and compliance with the company's contractor safety policy as it relates to plant overhaul activities. Ensure that safety is a prime focus of all personnel and that all safety policies & procedures are adhered to by all workers.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management or similar technical discipline from an accredited college/university AND more than of six years of experience in power generation and/or the energy industry related to operations/maintenance, overhaul outage/management, planning, or similar experience, including previous leadership experience in these areas.
  • An additional eight years of directly-related education and/or experience beyond the experience requirement above may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement.
  • A comprehensive understanding of power plant operation and maintenance is essential.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple work groups and/or contractors of different disciplines. Demonstrated relationship skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use critical path scheduling.
  • Proven project management capabilities with track record of demonstrated results. Must be able to travel to the power plants and work planned overhaul schedules


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 team.

Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations and Generation || 31116:ES Construction || 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: 47290
All 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 recruiting@xcelenergy.com
About this Employer‍

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.