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Design Technical Intern - MN Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



Project Description:

  • Summer internship position in Minneapolis, MN. The role requires being onsite and requires working full time during summer break from school. Applicants must be able to relocate during the duration of the internship to Minneapolis, or already live within a commutable distance.
  • Under guidance from project Engineering and Design services staff, assist in the planning, design and development of construction drawings for various projects. Provide field support including field verifications for retrofit applications, as-built documentation. Requirement to complete design assignments and review work for accuracy and completeness is essential.


Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to commute to location is required.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in: drafting, electric design, or similar.
  • Recent graduates are not eligible.



• Pursuing a two year technical degree or certification in engineering drafting and design practice.

• Experience using AutoCAD and or MicroStation is highly preferred.

• Must have a good attitude, be a team player, follow set work hours and company code of conduct rules (Xcel Energy

strives upon a Safe and Team work environment).

• Valid driver’s license (May require travel to plant/job sites.)

• Completion of one year at a technical degree or certification program

• Attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to foster and maintain

effective interpersonal relationships




Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.


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 - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations || 31111:ES MN WI ETS || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $17.00 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays


Requisition Number: 54241

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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