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Transmission Compliance Coordinator Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: July 21, 2022
Reference Code: 46703-en_US
Job Grade: Q
Hierarchy: No - We can only hire at the posted level
Union Position: Non-Bargaining


Responsible for development and implementation of documentation for compliance to meet regulatory requirements for programs such as NERC and FERC. Serves in a role directly supporting the design, implementation and execution of existing and new compliance support tools. Coordinates compliance processes embedded in the Transmission organization. Assists with the design assembly and packaging of compliance report data needed to support internal audits, external audits and investigations. Reports compliance work progress to Sr. Consultant-Transmission Policy and Compliance, Transmission Control Center Manager and Transmission Asset Manager. Initiates and builds relationships with internal and external customers and solution providers. Summary: Review, update and manage Policy and Procedure documentation Update and maintain NERC Compliance Documentation Coordinate review and update of EOP on an ongoing basis Support ProjectWise documentation system Coordinate review and update of Control Center Plans (System Restoration Plan, Loss of Control Center Plan, UFLS Plan, others) Manage compliance-related correspondence Submit compliance-related information to regional entities (i.e. monthly CPS reports, event-driven reports and submittals) Control Center compliance training in conjunction with the Training Coordinator.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for development, implementation, and monitoring of documentation for compliance to meet regulatory requirements for programs such as NERC and FERC. Produce documentation necessary to support compliance audits.
  • Responsible for the design of real-time compliance reports for Transmission Operations and Planning managers to use while executing compliance work in an efficient and effective manner utilizing current tracking tools as well as tools under development.
  • Responsible for the design, development, and population of auditable event investigation reports
  • Leads efforts relating to the design and development of compliance process training for Transmission Operations and Planning personnel who execute compliance work. Responsible for delivery of training when required in a classroom setting. Participates in development of training modules developed for electronic delivery.
  • Gathers data as required to meet internal and external requests for information. Tracks and monitors corrective actions and follow-up work execution. Assists in reviews and development of measures to increase productivity and standardization. Adjusts work assignments to changing priorities.
  • Coordinate annual review and update of major plans for Transmission Operations and Planning.
  • Ensure submission of compliance-related information to regional entities (e.g. monthly CPS reports).


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Business Administration or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years experience of transmission operations, engineering, or planning.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of FERC and NERC requirements and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience working with MicroSoft Office Suite and experience with ProjectWise preferred.
  • Demonstrated project management, communication, time management and critical thinking skills.

Competency Band:
  • Accountability
  • Customer and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Job and Business Expertise
  • Operational Excellence
  • Relationship Focused

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis; CO - Denver; TX - Amarillo; TX - Lubbock; WI - Eau Claire
Organization: Operations
Department: 41890:Transm Bus Ops-XS
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: $77,000 to $109,666 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: Elizabeth A Robinson
Hiring Manager: Thomas Maldonado

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.