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Reliability Engineering Intern- TX Job

Xcel Energy

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Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: Internship/Co-op
Date Posted: August 29, 2022
Reference Code: 48389-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.

Xcel Energy is looking to hire anengineering intern to provide reliability engineering support toand work closely with the engineers at both Harrington and Nichols Stations. The support will include overhaul planning, capital projects, troubleshooting equipment and working with operations and maintenance personnel. Top performing intern candidates become the selection pool for future entry level full-time engineering positions.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Provide technical assistance to the Xcel Energy Marketing and Sales organizations. Perform the day-to-day engineering in assigned technical areas. Construct analyses in the technical-financial models that meet the state regulatory and corporate guidelines.
  • Develop rapid but rigorous analytical models based upon good engineering practice and the methodological direction of other Energy Efficiency staff. Learn job responsibilities as well as rules / guidelines (both regulatory and internal) from Engineers, Senior Engineers, and Team Lead Engineers for assigned programs.
  • Develop and maintain Xcel Energy's technical knowledge in specific assigned area for gas or electric conservation programs (HVAC, lighting, compressed air, energy efficient building construction, motors, controls, industrial processing, boilers, furnaces, recommissioning). This position will be a resource in the assigned area.
  • Leverage internal expertise to customer advantage by developing relationships with external networks of engineering and architectural firms, government agencies, industry associations and research firms. Acquire and develop knowledge in assigned areas by interacting and learning from these sources.
  • Meet established turnaround time criteria for assigned projects to foster customer participation.
  • Innovate new methods to improve customer service and team effectiveness.

Required
  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's inEngineering degree from an ABET accredited curriculum.
  • All Engineering Majors are eligible to apply. (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Majors are preferred.)
  • Minimum 2.8GPA (please attach unofficial transcript)
  • A Junior or above (as of Spring 2023).
  • Engineering students graduating in December 2022, should NOT apply as you will not be eligible for internship after graduation.

Preferences
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel (specifically, pivot tables, VLOOKUP and/or arrays)
  • Interest in obtaining FE certification
  • Previous working experience


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 || 60113:ES PO REL Eng Har Nic || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $22.50 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: 48389
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.