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Senior Technical Intern- Red Wing or Winona, MN Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 29, 2022
Reference Code: 48666-en_US
Location(s): MN - Winona; MN - Red Wing

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.

Position Summary

Location - Red Wing and Winona

Position Summary
The Gas and Electric Distribution Design Department at Xcel Energy is seeking a part time Design Assistant Intern. The successful candidate will focus on executing Construction site status checks, making sure customer job sites are ready for Xcel Energy crews to arrive onsite and perform work. In addition to site checking status of site, candidate will also be asked to stake and flag sites as needed. Will also be asked to contact customers to provide job site status and construction schedule updates. May also provide project management assistance.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Construction site visits as well as staking and flagging sites.
  • Contact customer by phone, email, or text.
  • Assist project designers with site checking, project staking and project management.

Miniumum Requirements

  • Ability to commute to location is required.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in: project management, construction management, Geography or GIS, or similar.
  • Must be a Senior. No graduate students will be considered.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Experience producing maps using ArcGIS, or other mapping-related software.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Reliable and able to prioritize and work independently
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Requirements
  • Experience using Adobe products
  • General knowledge of gas and electric distribution systems.
  • SAP knowledge
  • Gas and electric distribution design 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: MN - Winona || MN - Winona; MN - Red Wing || United States (US) || Operations || 1211B:Southeast Design MN || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $21.60 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: 48666
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.