Substation Communication Engineering Intern

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy

Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 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.

Xcel Energy is hiring an Engineering Intern to join our Substation Communications department in downtown Denver, CO.

The position is full-time in the summer (40 hours/week), with the potential for continuation for part-time work during the student’s fall and spring semesters (8-14 hours/week).

Position Summary

Substation Communication Engineering is responsible for the critical task of making sure our control centers are able to securely monitor and operate the power system (SCADA), relaying/teleprotection support, substation cyber-security, and operations network architecture/planning.

The ideal student will be able to start part-time as soon as possible with the availability to work full-time during the summer. We will be able to work around class schedules during the semesters. This internship is open for Sophomore through Graduate Students. Majors considered are: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate ABET accredited engineering program
  • Majoring in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. Electrical Engineering is preferred.
  • A current Sophomore or above
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate effectively; both written and verbally
  • Must be self- motivated, have good mechanical aptitude, and ability to work well with others
  • An interest power systems or industrial control systems is desirable.

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: $20.70 to $30.10 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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