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Rate Case Manager Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: December 6, 2022
Reference Code: 53141-en_US

Job Grade: T
Hierarchy: No - We can only hire at the posted level
Union Position: Non-Bargaining

Position Summary
Manage the successful development, filing, and processing of rate cases and other regulatory projects before the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission.

Essential Responsibilities


  • Directs case teams made up of directors and managers from various areas within Xcel's organization and hold overall accountability for the filings. Provide direction and management to contractors providing support for rate case preparations; develop presentations and updates for Governance Council Leadership; coordinate the overall preparation of rate case testimony, schedules and work papers; ensure complete, accurate and timely filings of general rate cases; develop and manage project work plan; prioritize the overall objectives of a rate case filing based on the business strategies of each business unit; conduct regular team meetings to ensure progress and resolve issues.
  • Conduct outreach with other parties and participate as a leader in settlement discussions, as appropriate, to ensure effective resolution of issues. Ensure that adequate resources are dedicated to filings.
  • Facilitate the development of policy issues and advocacy to be included in filings. Ensure adequate communication and coordination within the company to produce a clear and persuasive case. Oversee discovery process to ensure timely and complete responses to information requests from parties.
  • Identify the revenue requirements needs of the various jurisdictions and develop a plan to assure timely and strategic filing of rate cases.
  • Sponsor oral and written testimony, as required.
  • Provide timely updates to management regarding case development.

Minimum Requirements



  • BA/BS in business, economics, or related field required.
  • MA or higher degree desirable.
  • Five to 10 years of regulatory experience.


Competency Band:


  • Operations Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Self Management
  • Strategist
  • Talent Management


Location(s): TX - Amarillo; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Santa Fe
Organization: Customer And Innovation
Department: 70481:SPS Regulatory
Schedule: Full-Time

Non-Union jobs will be posted internally for a minimum of 5 business days, after 5 days the job may be unposted at any time.
Union jobs will be posted based on the union agreement.

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $119,000 to $169,666 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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Recruiter: Lea M Felty
Hiring Manager: Brooke A Trammell

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.