Xcel Energy Operations Work Coordinator Job in Township of Maple Grove, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Maple Grove

Do you want to put your skills and experience to good use supporting one of the fastest-growing parts of the energy business? Are you interested in being a key part of the utility industry’s new, competitive landscape? If you’re interested in working for a trustworthy company that’s committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety, consider a position on Xcel Energy’s transmission team.

Position Summary

Standard Operations Position. Responsible for the maintenance and coordination of daily work plans that effectively and efficiently use resources with emphasis on safety, customer satisfaction, quality improvement, and regulatory compliance. Generate work orders and perform final review and closeout of completed work packets. Ensure a high level of accuracy within all operating systems to support data integrity. This position will be filled at our Maple Grove Service Center in Maple Grove, MN.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a daily work plan and daily crew roster. Adjust planned schedules on a day-to-day basis and assign crews for priority tasks in light of resource availability, scheduling conflicts and real-time progress reports from front line leaders.

  • Generate work orders and complete job closeout of all work packets within various systems. Analyze exception reports to verify labor and equipment charged to each work, job, trouble and miscellaneous order.

  • Support the department, business unit, plant, or area by requesting locates, ordering materials, coordinating other utilities, or scheduling specialized equipment associated with daily operations. Provide backup to other Operations Work Coordinator and/or Associate positions.

  • Maintain data integrity within the various systems used to manage daily work execution, asset management and scheduling activities. Reconcile completed work packets to eliminate discrepancies in labor, material and transportation charges while comparing as-builts to match the work completed.

  • Work effectively with local supervisors and build/leverage strong partnerships with stakeholder groups to maximize productivity, utilization and operational efficiency of all resources

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED.

  • Minimum three years related experience in the utility or construction industries.

  • Must have a good understanding of the regular work functions of the area including work order management, payroll, invoicing, materials, compliance, policies, safety, etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to schedule and manage work activities in a manner that meets customer and/or internal stakeholder requirements.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet tools.

  • Ability to retrieve and manipulate data from reporting tools.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use a wide range of computer software applications which include Microsoft products, work management, mapping and scheduling/project management tools.


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 - Maple Grove || MN - Maple Grove || United States (US) || Operations || 0329Z:Civil Construction || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 12283

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com