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Mechanical Engineer Intern Co-Op Job

Mechanical Engineer Intern Co-Op Job

Location(s): MN - Becker


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.



We are hiring a Mechanical Engineering Intern to join our Reliability Engineering Department in Becker, MN. This intern will assist our reliability engineers with a variety of plant projects and tasks. We are considering sophomores, juniors, seniors, and grad students. This co-op will be full-time January 2020 to August 2020.


Position Summary
Work with the Engineering staff to support plant projects, both capital and ops/maintenance. Work as an entry level engineer doing tasks spanning all aspects of plant operations including performance/efficiency, mechanical health, making process improvement recommendations and supporting requests from operations and maintenance. The successful candidate will gain significant practical field experience and the opportunity to enhance their professional skills through mentoring.


Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited engineering programBSME Preferred
  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or Grad Student
  • Ability to work full-time January 2020 to August 2020
  • 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


Course work in Statics/Dynamics or Mechanics of Materials and an interest in the power industry desirable





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 - Becker || MN - Becker || United States (US) || Operations || 60114:ES PO REL Eng Sherco || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 19595

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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