Administrative Specialist Job
Red Wing, MN 
Posted 1 month ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

Location(s): MN - Welch

Do you have the attention to detail and commitment to safety needed for a successful and rewarding career in the field of nuclear power? We're looking for people who are looking to grow their career with a company that maintains one of the safest nuclear fleets in the nation. If that describes you, we'd like you on our team.

Position Summary
This position will apply technical knowledge and skills to provide information processing and business services to meet Xcel Energy Nuclear business and regulatory needs. Responsible for handling assignments of a confidential and complex nature. Responsible for managing, coordinating and supporting a wide range of project related activities for the nuclear sites. Responsible for maintaining the records management program while preparing documents for scanning, managing the maintenance of electronic files, retention, storage, retrieval and destruction.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Interface with corporate departments. Handles confidential, high-priority, and time-sensitive requests in support of initiatives such as compliance activities, inspections and evaluations. Coordinate and develop presentations, create and edit correspondence and other documents. Conducts special projects requiring research and report development. Communicates results with all levels of the organization. Provides backup support for all business areas including senior leadership.
  • Performs quality assurance and control of documents and records in accordance with the nuclear records retention schedule. Word processing of controlled documents, maintain copyholder and distribution lists and process critical/transitional drawings. Monitor and perform periodic audits to maintain integrity of document repository, satellite file locations, nuclear records repository and Quality Assurance records vaults.
  • Develop and provide training in areas of office expertise. Develop and revise procedures and Training Materials necessary to improve office efficiency.
  • Responsible for daily office operations including coordinating mail, answering, screening, delegating and handling incoming calls, as needed.
  • Support and coordinate logistics for internal and external meetings.
  • Coordinate and manage calendar and schedule of site leaders. Proactively address scheduling conflicts while maintaining schedule through reassignment of meetings and/or other priority assignments.
  • Make travel arrangements for various leaders. Prepare itinerary, logistics, agenda, and other supporting documentation and information as needed. Reconcile travel expenses and prepare expense reports in line with corporate travel and other company policies.
  • Position will be required to perform daily, Outage and Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties to support the site which may require the ability to work a flexible schedule including backshift, weekends and/or overtime.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience and/or post-secondary education
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to maintain highly confidential information
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Nuclear experience is desired
  • Candidate must have strong keyboarding skills

Must live within 90 minutes to ensure proper implementation of Emergency Response plan.

A condition of employment will be successfully obtaining and maintaining General Security Clearance and a Nuclear Security Clearance for unescorted access to Xcel Energy nuclear plants including successful completion of nuclear General Access Training (GAT) and the nuclear security screening process (typically consists of an alcohol/drug screen, a criminal history check, a psychological assessment, initial credit and background investigation and periodic credit & criminal history checks).

This position requires continuity in your new role for 24 months. During that time, you will not be eligible to apply for or request to be moved to any other job at the Company until the continuity timeframe has been met, unless otherwise approved by senior leadership.


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 - Welch || MN - Welch || United States (US) || Nuclear Rollup || 45601:FT PI Administration Services || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 20514

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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