Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Transmission Planning Engineer (Staff Or Senior) Job in Denver, Colorado

Location(s): CO - DenverAre you an engineer who wants a challenging, rewarding career at a Fortune500 company that's committed to excellence, safety and environmentalstewardship? Do you want to be part of shaping our energy future? Anengineering position at Xcel Energy could be a great match for you.We are hiring a Staff or Senior Engineer in our Transmission Planningdepartment in Denver, CO! The ideal candidate will have experience withPSLF, PSSE and/or Power World transmission modeling software as well as anABET accredited BSEE. This position is posted as a hierarchy. The jobdescription below represents the Staff Engineer level. Additionalresponsibilities may be required at the Senior Engineer level. The successfulcandidate will be hired at the level that is commensurate with their skillsand experience.SummaryUnder general direction, demonstrates complete understanding & wideapplication of engineering technical principle, theories, & concepts inthe field. Independently determines & develops approaches to solutions.Receives technical guidance on complex problems; completed work reviewed foradequacy in meeting objectives. May lead small-medium non-critical projects orcritical projects under direction of higher level engineer/supervisor. Mayprovide work direction to other professionals &/or staff. Represents theorganization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associatedwith specific projects. Frequent inter-organizational & outside customercontact. Demonstrates a broad knowledge & proficiency of precedents in thespecialty area, a good knowledge of related specialties, & generalknowledge of other related disciplines.Responsibilities Uses & applies technical standards, principles, theories, concepts,& techniques to perform activities/assignments that may include a varietyof complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitabilityof conventional materials or methods & difficult coordinationrequirements.Supports the development of technical documentation (includingbut not limited to designs, testing, calculations, reports,standards, etc.) Utilizes & may assist with the development ofprocedures requiring a broad knowledge & proficiency in a specialty area &has a general knowledge of related disciplines.Works under the generaldirection of a higher level engineer or supervisor for routine engineeringprojects. Provide ongoing technical support for project activities withinareas such as Operations, Maintenance, testing/diagnostics &Regulatory. May provide field engineering oversight &/or direction foractivities such as commissioning, testing, inspections, etc.May leadsmall-medium, non-critical projects. Coordinate/leads critical projects orportions of projects (including phases such as research, design,equipment selection, procurement support, installation &commissioning), under the direction of a higher level engineer orsupervisor. Work reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meetingobjectives.Under the direction of a higher level engineer/supervisorsupports bid/evaluation processes including preparation of bid documents,completion of technical evaluations for proposals; provide recommendationsfor selection, etc. Partners & communicates with areas such as SupplyChain & Legal following appropriate processes.Frequently exchangesinformation in all formats, on matters having a wide range of importance &complexity both inter-organizationally & with outside customers.May assigntasks & coordinate work of interns, drafters, technicians, craftpersonnel and/or others. Provide guidance & mentoring to less experiencedengineers. Responsible for continuous self-development of technical skills &competencies.Performs activities such as budgeting, estimating,forecasting, acRequired for Staff Engineer level Bachelor s degree (BSEE) in Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum(or recognized equivalency).2+ years relevant engineeringexperience.Demonstrated broad knowledge & proficiency in specialty area,knowledge of rel