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Engineering Intern (Transmission Planning) Job

Location(s): TX - Amarillo


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

The ideal candidate will work with the Engineering staff to support projects, and will work as an entry level engineer doing tasks spanning all aspects of power-based operations which may include working on transmission modeling software, contract and project management, making process improvement recommendations, supporting requests from operations and maintenance. Classroom and/or technical experience in electrical circuits, machinery and/or power systems are recommended for this position. Familiarity with NERC Compliance Standards is a plus. Through practical experience and mentoring, the successful candidate will gain significant professional confidence and people skills.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an Electrical ABET accredited engineering program
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate effectively; both written and verbally 
  • Must be self- motivated,have attention to detail, willing to learn, willing to take on challenging projects, and ability to work well with others



  • Course work in power engineering and an interest in the power industry desirable
  • Knowledge in programming (Preferably in Python, VBA, C, C++)
  • Experience with the Siemens PSS®E software highly desirable

  • Sophomore classification or higher





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:  TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Operations || 41780:Transm Planning South XES || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 16761

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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