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Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Senior Operations Work Coordinator Job in Grand Junction, Colorado

Location(s): CO - Grand JunctionAre you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talentsand education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Doyou want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities tolearn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just whatyou're looking for.Position Summary Standard Operations Position. Responsible for the maintenance andcoordination of daily work plans for one or more functional areas across alarge number of crews that effectively and efficiently use resources withemphasis on safety, customer satisfaction, quality improvement, andregulatory compliance. Provide work assignments to operations resources,assign equipment, request materials and complete other pre-requisite stepsto enable the performance of requested work functions. Responsible forunderstanding the work detail of a given area and a thorough working knowledgeof its assets and processes to establish the optimum crew and resourceassignmeEssential ResponsibilitiesAdjust planned schedules on a day-to-day basis and assign crews for prioritytasks in light of resource availability, scheduling conflicts and real-timeprogress reports from front line leaders.Review approved incoming designed work that falls outside the normalscheduling window, maintain visibility into the real-time "queue" andassign new tasks to manage exception work.Review work packet prior to assigning work. Coordinate all equipment tocomplete the work, complete pre-requisites needed "just in time" forwork execution, and request all materials needed. Ensure the work acceptanceprocess is completed properly and coordinate site checking and job readiness.Identify and determine necessary project changes and communicate changes toappropriate personnel.Manage work rejections from crews, triage additional work requests, andregularly adjust the schedule to accommodate disruptions in order to maintainpromised start dates. Communicate schedule updates to front line leaders,crews and/or other stakeholders to eliminate non-productive field time.Communicate and work effectively with local supervisors and build and leveragestrong partnerships with stakeholder groups and customers at a variety oflevels to maximize productivity, utilization and operational efficiency ofall resources.Minimum RequirementsHigh School diploma or GED.Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Construction Management orrelated field preferred.Minimum five years' experience in construction, design, maintenance oroperations area (utility experience preferred).Scheduling/planning experience in utility or construction industry preferred.Demonstrated ability to schedule and manage work activities in a manner thatmeets customer and/or internal stakeholder requirements.Established analytical and problem solving skills.Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships,as well as strong written and verbal communication skillsProficiency 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 applicationswhich include Microsoft products, work management, mapping and schedulingtools._______________________________________________________________________________________________As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, XcelEnergy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products andservices to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customersacross eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to bethe preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. Ifyou're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.Posting Notes: CO - Grand Junction || CO - Grand Junction || UnitedStates (US) || Operations || 63640:Elec Ops Grand Junction PSC|| Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||The anticipated starting base pay for this po