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Mechanical/Civil/Chemical Engineer Intern - ND, MN, WI

Company: Xcel Energy
Location: saint paul
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Location(s): MN - St Paul; ND - Fargo; WI - Eau Claire

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.

During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met.

Candidates should live within a commutable distance from the corporate office in St. Paul, MN; Fargo, ND; or Eau Claire, WI. Non-local residents will not be considered.

Work Sites:

Rice Street Service Center, 825 Rice St, St Paul, MN 55117

Fargo Service Center, 2302 Great Northern Dr, Fargo, ND 58108

Western Service Center, 1400 Western Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54703

Position Summary

Work with the Gas Engineering staff to support plant projects, both capital and operations or maintenance. Work as an entry level engineering analyst doing tasks spanning all aspects of plant operations including performance/efficiency, emissions control, contract and project management, specifying new and replacement equipment, making process improvement recommendations, supporting requests from operations and maintenance. Specific projects will be pipeline design using AutoCAD, database management using Microsoft Excel and system modeling using Synergi. Through practical field experience and mentoring, successful candidate will gain significant professional confidence and people skills.

This position is full-time in the summer (40 hours/week), with the potential for continuation for part-time work during the school year.

Start: June 2021

Minimum Requirements

* Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited engineering program * Majoring in Mechanical, Chemical, Civil and Environmental highly preferred * Prefer Sophomore or above. No graduate students. * 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 * Submit an unofficial transcript. * Ability to commute to location in Fargo, ND/Saint Paul, MN/Eau Claire, WI is required.


* Course work in power generation or project management 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 - St Paul || MN - St Paul; ND - Fargo; WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Operations || 41574:Gas Engineering NSP || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $19.50 - $22.60 per hour

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Requisition Number: 29792

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at

Keywords: Xcel Energy, St. Paul , Mechanical/Civil/Chemical Engineer Intern - ND, MN, WI, Other , saint paul, Minnesota

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