At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. We provide reliable energy at an affordable price for our 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers in eight Western and Midwestern states. No matter what the weather, we are dedicated to keeping the lights on and our customers' homes and businesses warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Whether you're just starting your career or looking for a place to grow, Xcel Energy has a wide range of opportunities to develop your skills and build your career at a company with a 100-year track record of success. And your timing is excellent: with more than half our workforce eligible to retire over the next decade, we will have openings at all levels, from internships to leadership. Because at Xcel Energy, we don't think you should have to move on to move into a new career opportunity.
Xcel Energy might be a good fit if you are:
-A hard worker who pulls your own weight and steps up when you see something that needs doing.
-Ethical and do the right thing even when nobody is watching.
-Smart, curious and always eager to learn something new, especially if it helps us serve our customers better.
-Thoughtful about getting information you need to make a decision, and then acting quickly and decisively once you have it.
-A team player who works well with others, but who is also able to work independently and be accountable.
-Serious about safety with zero tolerance for cutting corners.
-Someone who keeps a cool head in an emergency and a warm heart for those in need. We want people who make time for their own families and also volunteer in the communities where they live.
I direct and administer all veteran and diversity program activities associated with veterans' and diversity transition, outreach, recruitment and placement."This includes connecting with veteran job seekers, attending job fairs at different locations in our service areas, and forging strategic partnerships."Getting to do the work I was doing with veteran employment in nonprofits but in a corporate setting."Working with veterans who are interested in working for Xcel Energy and getting to talk to them about the company.
Network as much as possible and use your network." Don't waste your GI Bill on a degree that doesn't produce jobs." Speak out as a veteran to make your voice heard, and represent us well." Don't be modest or sell yourself short - everything you have done in the military makes you better than the next guy.