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Technical Intern- CO & MN Job

Xcel Energy

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Rqd Experience: Entry Level
Date Posted: August 29, 2022
Reference Code: 48782-en_US
Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis

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.

Project Description:
Construction Services provides the resources for leadership and expertise in on-site construction management of capital projects such as: Construction of Wind Farms, Solar projects, Hydro Generation projects, as well as site demolition, and capital projects within the fossil fuel generation plants. The construction superintendent's role will; assist project managers with writing scopes of work, bid reviews of contractors and suppliers, safety observations, conduction onsite meetings with contractors and subcontractors, project reviews and presentations, schedule and financial tracking, and project closeouts.

  • Work with the Construction Superintendent staff to support Xcel Energy Capital projects, construction oversight. Work as an entry level Site Construction Superintendent, doing tasks that support the Safety program by conducting safety observations and documenting them in our Eco-Online system, working with our project control group with scheduling the construction activities, working with our Quality Control department, working with our supply chain group on bid reviews, contracts, and contractor safety policy. Practical on-site construction management.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Junior or higher
  • Primavera scheduling
  • Construction management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to be on the road a lot (living in hotels, visiting multiple construction sites)
  • Must be able to work full time during the summer


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: CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations and Generation || 31116:ES Construction || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $20.40 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: 48782
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.