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Substation Engineering Intern Job
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Substation Engineering Intern Job

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.

 

 

Xcel Energy is hiring Engineering Interns to work in our System Protection and Substation Engineering and Design groups! Internships will be based out of Minneapolis, MN. As anEngineering Intern, you will be working with engineers on the following:

 

  • Transmission and Distribution relay settings
  • Electrical disturbance analysis and root cause investigation/mitigation
  • Ensuring compliance with various NERC Reliability Standards

 

The intern's work with the Engineering staff may include drawing research, design review, database management, performance of basic engineering calculations, drawing preparation, field review, inspection and commission testing. The Engineering Interns will gain significant exposure to the specific industry software "CAPE" that will afford the intern an opportunity to apply acquired skills from their university experience in a real-world setting. The intern's work will be similar to an entry level engineering analyst with tasks spanning all aspects of power-based operations; this may include making process improvement recommendations and supporting requests from operations and maintenance. Through practical field experience and mentoring, the successful candidate will gain significant professional confidence and people skills.

 

The successful candidates are to be current Freshmen, Sophomores or Juniors in an Electrical Engineering program with ability to work full-time in the summer and part-time during the school year.

 

Position Summary
Work with the Engineering staff to support projects. Work as an entry level engineering analyst doing tasks spanning all aspects of power-based operations which may include contract and project management, 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.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited Electrical Engineering program
  • Freshman, Sophomore or Junior status
  • Ability to work full-time in the summer and part-time during the school year
  • 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 || 41410:Substation Eng Design || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

Requisition Number: 7083

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

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