Technical Intern - Power Operations

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy

IT, Operations
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023

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

The position will work within the Power Operations department at Xcel. Power Operations is responsible for the reliable and economic dispatch of the Xcel Energy generation fleet to meet the energy needs of its customers, including the renewable resources (wind and solar) the company is integrating to meet its clean energy goals. Gain a thorough understanding of power generation and the energy markets Xcel Energy participates in to optimize operations. Work alongside experienced Power Operations Analysts and System Operators to improving operations processes and efficiency. Tasks include post analysis of generation operations data, real time data monitoring and display building, and ad-hoc projects supporting business needs. Work with others in the business unit to incorporate knowledge and insights gained into day-to-day operations and processes.


  • Candidate must be an undergraduate student currently enrolled at a post-secondary education institution.

  • Ability to work part time during the school year

  • Must possess drivers license


  • Ability to stay on throughout the school year

  • Enrolled in a relevant degree program.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

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.

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.

Non-BargainingThe anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $18.40 to $21.60 per hourThis position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays

Pay and benefit packages may vary based on position. Some employees are under collective bargaining agreements, which determine the benefits they will receive. If the information conflicts with the terms of the written plan documents governing the plan, the plan document will control. Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

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