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Substation Engineering Intern Job

Location(s): CO - Denver


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 a Technical Intern to work in our Downtown Denver location! This successful intern will begin

working full-time during the summer of 2017. There is the possibility that the intern could extend the internship into the

fall semester and work part-time while classes are in session. The successful candidate will be Freshman or Sophomore

pursuing a Bachelor's degree in the following majors: Engineering, Mathematics, IT, Analytics, or business. Juniors,

Seniors, and Graduate Students will also be considered. Preference will be given to local candidates.



This intern will be supporting our Substation System Performance department that is focused on lifecycle management

of substation assets. The areas of responsibility includes development of substation asset management strategies

and the management of financial strategies for long term renewal of our substation assets. This position will assist with

responsibilities including a few of the following items:

1. Implementation of Equipment failure tracking program across all operating companies 2. Document data query process

3. Conduct quarterly reporting

4. Assist with program implementation

5. Forensic Investigation Program 6. Assist with data collection

7. Assist with database development

8. Spare transformer inventory 9. Update spare transformer inventory tracking data

10. Audit inventory tracking data and improve accuracy of information

11. SAMS (Substation Asset Management System) 12. Assist with dissolved gas analysis (DGA) data management

13. Engage in SAMS system implementation and integration

Minimum Requirements

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in either Engineering (must be from an ABET Accredited Institution,), Mathematics, IT, Analytics, or Business
  • Freshman or Sophomore student status preferred but not required
  • Ability to work full-time during the summer 2017





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:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || Operations || 40059:Substation System Performance || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 7049

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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