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Chemistry Lab Intern - Soph./ Jr. - Amarillo Texas Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Internship/Co-op
Date Posted: November 28, 2022
Reference Code: 53062-en_US

Location(s): TX - Amarillo

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

This internship is 100% onsite in Amarillo, Texasand only local candidates will be considered.
Work Site:Nichols Station, 7201 North Lakeside Drive, Amarillo TX 79108
Please submit a resume, cover letter and transcript with your application.
This position is full-time in the summer (40 hours/week), with the potential for continuation for part-time work during the school year, and/or the summer of the following year.

Start: January 2023

Position Summary
Through practical laboratory experience and mentoring, successful candidates will gain significant professional confidence and people skills. Work with laboratory staff to complete tasks related to the following systems; water chemistry and analysis, lubricant analysis, fuels analysis, and general chemistry instrumentation. Tasks may include collection, preparation and analysis of samples.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be currenlty enrolled in a college or university for a bachelor of sciencc, majoring in chemistry or biology
  • Prefer Sophomore or above including graduate students
  • Current living in theAmarillo, TX area, and able to commute to the worksite within an hour
  • Familiar working in a laboratory setting
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Abilityto communicate effectively; both written and verbally
  • Must be self- motivated, and ability to work well with others
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Submit an official or unoffical transcript with application



  • Able to commit to the internship for 12 months or longer


Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

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 || 31260:Chemistry Resources-Amarillo || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $18.40 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays

Requisition Number: 53062
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com


About this Employer

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.