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Electrical Engineering Intern - Wind Projects Job

Date: Jan 28, 2019

Location: MN - Minneapolis, US, 55401

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): 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.

 

 

Position Summary
Work with the Engineering staff to support plant projects, both capital and ops/maintenance. Work as an entry level engineering analyst doing tasks spanning all aspects of plant operations including performance/efficiency, emissions control, contract and project management, specifying new and replacement equipment, making process improvement recommendations, supporting requests from operations and maintenance. Through practical field experience and mentoring, successful candidate will gain significant professional confidence and people skills.

The primary candidate for this position will be an electrical engineering student who is willing to commit to a co-op term from May/June 2019 thru December 2019.  A candidate with junior or senior status is preferred.

Periodic travel to rural jobsites in North Dakota, South Dakota, and western/southern Minnesota will be required. A reliable vehicle and valid driver's license will also be required.


Minimum Requirements

 

 

  • Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited engineering program
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate effectively; both written and verbally 
  • Must be self- motivated, have good mechanical aptitude, and ability to work well with others
Preferred

 

  • Course work in power generation or project management and an interest in the power industry desirable

 

 

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

Requisition Number: 17563

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Intern, Wind Energy, Engineer, Electrical, Energy, Entry Level, Engineering