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Engineering Intern Job

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis

 

Is it time to see how all those college courses translate to the real world?  Are you ready to work alongside experienced professionals on real projects and issues? An internship at Xcel Energy will give you practical experience in the energy industry at a company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship.

 

 

Summary

 

Help Xcel Energy customers use energy more efficiently. Provide technical guidance to internal and external customers; evaluate potential projects and recommend solutions. Develop knowledge and expertise in specific technical areas and apply that expertise to maximize customer benefit from Xcel Energy conservation products. Provide outstanding customer service.

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance to the Xcel Energy Marketing and Sales organizations. Perform the day-to-day engineering in assigned technical areas. Construct analyses using technical-financial models
  • Develop rapid but rigorous analytical models based upon good engineering practice and Energy Efficiency staff methods. Learn job responsibilities as well as rules / guidelines (both regulatory and internal) from engineers, and product management team members for assigned programs.
  • Develop and maintain Xcel Energy's technical knowledge in specific assigned area for gas or electric conservation programs (HVAC, lighting, controls, boilers, furnaces). This position will be a resource in the assigned area.
  • Leverage internal expertise to customer advantage by developing relationships with external networks of engineering and architectural firms, government agencies, industry associations and research firms. Acquire and develop knowledge in assigned areas by interacting and learning from these sources.
  • Meet established turnaround time criteria for assigned projects to foster customer participation.
  • Innovate new methods to improve customer service and team effectiveness.

 

Required

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Mechanical or related Engineering degree from an ABET accredited curriculum
  • Ability to take direction, learn and work remotely. When conditions allow, ability to commute to and work from designated work location (Denver, CO or Minneapolis, MN) 20-30 hours per week.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Good interpersonal skills and ability to work on a team
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

 

Preferred

  • Experience with energy conservation in one or more of the following: energy engineering consulting, HVAC, lighting, compressed air, energy efficient building construction, motors, controls, industrial processing, recommissioning, boilers, and furnaces
  • Interest in energy conservation or environmental science
  • Previous internship/working experience

 

 

 

 

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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:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 51790:Cust Programs-Res Small Bus || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

Requisition Number: 25912

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

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