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Xcel Energy Technical Intern - Freshman Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis; WI - Eau Claire

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 Description:

Our Substation Engineering Design group is looking to bring on a control design intern to work at our Downtown Minneapolis or Eau Claire, WI location. The focus of this internship is to provide the student with a broad look at the electrical utility industry through entry-level tasks. This intern will provide assistance on electric transmission line and substation projects through aiding Designers and Engineers in the design, fieldwork, and print preparation for major capital projects. Work may include some special assignments.

The successful candidates must be able to work 15-20 hours a week during the school year and 30-40 hours a week during the summer.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be currently enrolled in a 2-year technical education program at a post-secondary institution focusing on electronics, automation or electrical/technical degree.

  • Basic computer skills and aptitude are required.

  • Applicants need strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to work 15-20 hours a week during the school year and 30-40 hours a week during the summer.

This position requires a behavioral assessment prior to being considered for an interview.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.

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; WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Operations and Generation || 41412:Substation Eng Design || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $16.00 per hour

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Requisition Number: 39604

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

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