Siting and Land Rights Job - Xcel Energy

Job Type: Internship
Department: Xcel Energy
Date Posted: 03/04/2013

Summary: We are looking to hire an intern who has a career interest in getting into Siting and Land Rights.

Assist Distribution Design Engineers with various activities including, drawing research, performance of basic engineering calculations, and designing facilities for new and existing customers. Also anticipate field work including, inspection trips, drawing reconciliation, and construction site visits.

At Xcel Energy, our customers' quality of life depends on the energy we provide. Every time they flip a switch or turn a dial, they tap into the energy of over 12,000 people working to make life better. 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.

Xcel Energy has become a leader in the energy industry by demonstrating excellence in environmental performance. Our environmental commitment includes improving air quality, conserving resources, harnessing renewable energy, and protecting wildlife and habitats.

Xcel Energy's vitality comes from our people. It takes professionals in engineering, customer service, linemen, marketing and sales professionals, energy traders, mechanics, finance and accounting professionals and many others to power our company. We offer competitive compensation and benefit programs that include a range of options and coverage levels.

The position is full time.

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Qualifications: Required

Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited undergraduate engineering program

Pursuing an Electrical Engineering degree strongly preferred
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
Driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle required

Coursework in power or project management and an interest in the power industry desirable
Candidates at least at Sophomore level in college
Demonstrated participation in extra curricular activities highly desired
Ability to work part-time during the school year is preferred and available for full-time work during the summer

For more information, contact:

Carlsbad, NM