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System Protection Engineering Intern- Denver Job

Date: Jan 22, 2019

Location: CO - Denver, US, 80202

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): CO - Denver


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.



Position Summary
Work with the Engineering staff to support projects, both capital and ops/maintenance. Work as an entry level engineering analyst doing tasks spanning all aspects of operations including short circuit modelling, analysis of system events, management of data, and supporting requests from operations and maintenance. Through practical field experience and mentoring, successful candidate will gain significant professional confidence and people skills

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited Electrical Engineering program
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate effectively; both written and verbally
  • Must be self- motivated, have good technical aptitude, and ability to work well with others
  • Must be able to work 10-20 hours per week while school is in session and 40 hours per week when school is out of session




  • Course work in Power Transmission & Distribution and an interest in the power industry desirable
  • Desired work availability: 40 hours per week during the summer, 15-20 hours per week during the school year





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 || United States (US) || Operations || 41590:System Protection Engr XS || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 17425

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Denver

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