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Gas and Electric Design Intern - Fargo, ND Job

Location(s): ND - Fargo


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.



Job Descritpion:


The Gas and Electric Distribution Design Department at Xcel Energy is seeking a part time Design Assistant.   The successful candidate will focus on executing excavation/right-of-way permits for government agencies, providing detail maps/sketches of proposed gas and/or electric distribution work.  May also provide project management assistance and billing of gas and electric residential services. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to commute to location is required.
  • Must be Sophmore or Junior.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in: project management, construction management, Geography or GIS, or similar.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Experience producing maps using ArcGIS, or other mapping-related software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Reliable and able to prioritize and work independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work 15-20 hours during the school year and 40 hours during the summer




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:  ND - Fargo || ND - Fargo || United States (US) || Operations || 1211J:Design ND MN || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $18.40 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: 47991

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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