Job Description

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.

Position Summary

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.

Xcel Energy is looking to hire an intern in Muleshoe, Texas who will work with the Energy Supply Projects engineering and project management staff to support execution planning for renewable projects that will be constructed in Texas and support Xcel Energy's clean energy vision.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work as an entry level engineering analyst performing tasks spanning all aspects of plant operations including engineering, project management and construction.

  • Provide submittal coordination, drawing support, construction planning and oversight, schedule review, quality control support, and vendor outreach and coordination, with some exposure to budgeting.

  • Work with the Engineering staff, supporting requests from operations and engineering, in making performance/efficiency improvement recommendations.

  • Leverage communication skills to develop relationships with key project stakeholders including environmental, land rights, various engineering groups, project controls, external consultants and development partners, and other necessary groups to support project planning.  Acquire and develop knowledge in assigned areas by interacting and learning from these sources.

  • Meet established turnaround time criteria for assigned projects to foster internal stakeholder participation and support project goals.

  • Innovate new methods to improve stakeholder engagement and team effectiveness.

  • Through practical field experience and mentoring, successful candidate will gain significant professional and technical skills.


  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's in Engineering degree from an ABET accredited curriculum.

  • All Engineering Majors are eligible to apply. (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Majors are preferred.)

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (please attach unofficial transcript)

  • A sophomore or above (as of Spring 2024).

  • Ability to communicate effectively; both written and verbally, with good organizational skills.

  • Must be self- motivated, have good mechanical aptitude, and ability to work well with others.


  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, OneNote) and Google Earth

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.

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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The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $20.70 to $24.00 per hour

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

Pay and benefit packages may vary based on position. Some employees are under collective bargaining agreements, which determine the benefits they will receive. If the information conflicts with the terms of the written plan documents governing the plan, the plan document will control. Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

Deadline to Apply: 04/16/24

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