Distribution Designer

Organization: Xcel Energy, Inc.
Location: Hobbs, New Mexico, États-Unis
End of contest: January 10, 2018
Type (Full time / Part time): Full time
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Do you want to have a vital role supporting the infrastructure that provides electricity to millions of homes and businesses? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that's committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? Consider a position with Xcel Energy's electric distribution team.

Xcel Energy is looking for an experienced Distribution Designer to join our team in Hobbs, NM.


This is an intermediate level design position that provides new and existing commercial, industrial, residential, and internal customers with distribution design project management for most areas of design, limited only to the most complex. The primary responsibility of this position is to function as the primary contact for future and existing customers by providing cost effective designs that balance customers' needs in accordance with Xcel Delivery Services standards and administrative guidelines. Provide work direction for construction personnel and act as the liaison between the construction department and customers. This position has a direct impact on safety, system operation, financial results, reliability, and customer satisfaction. Maybe subject to on-call duties.


  • Design facilities for new and existing customers according to Xcel Delivery Services construction standards and interpret administrative instructions for consistent and cost effective designs. Provide distribution design project management for most areas of design, limited only to the most complex. Responsible for the generation of additional.
  • Manage projects from initial customer contact through post project analysis. Establish and manage the construction work plan with construction forces in order to meet the customers' schedule and design requirements as well as financial and budgetary requirements.
  • Obtain permits and easements for facilities in accordance with city ordinances, state, federal, and county agencies as required. Execute contracts and agreements in compliance with administrative instructions and regulatory requirements.
  • Represent the Company with government officials, contractors, city agencies, vendors, architects, and engineers to provide service to customers. 
  • Promote a safe work environment and design a safe operating system while providing premier customer service. Support and promote Xcel Energy safety programs, including monitoring public safety around Xcel Delivery facilities.
  • Demonstrate ability to set direction, influence others and build teamwork across work groups and areas to achieve department and Company goals.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two year technical degree or a combination of education and distribution design, construction or related field experience providing equivalent knowledge desired.
  • Experience: A minimum of five years experience in distribution design or related field experience providing equivalent knowledge required.
  • Working knowledge of GIS, AutoCAD, DDS, PMSI, and MS Office and related systems desirable.
  • Knowledge of construction standards, materials, and technical codes.
  • Special Requirements: Candidate must successfully complete established Skill-Based Training Program, and have a valid driver's license.
  • May be drug tested randomly as prescribed by the Department of Transportation.
  • May be placed on site team duty rotation and subject to after-hours call out.

Xcel Energy, Inc.
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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:  NM - Hobbs || NM - Hobbs || United States (US) || Operations || 14280:Design TX South SPS || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 9182

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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