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Xcel Energy Engineering Intern (Junior or Higher) Job in Amarillo, Texas

Location(s): TX - Amarillo; 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.

During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met. Once authorized to work on site, the work location is 1800 Larimer St, 80202. Only candidates that will be considered for this internship. You must live within a commutable distance from Denver, CO 80202.


The Business Intern position will support our Electric Transmission Business Operations department by working directly with individuals responsible for business performance management, industry benchmark analysis, process streamlining and automation, and communications content development efforts using Microsoft 365 applications, including Microsoft Teams and Sharepoint. In this role you will assist with development and maintenance of process maps, performance metrics and assessments, industry benchmarking analysis, and information content portal applications. The intern will acquire, compile and trend data from a variety of sources, work with team members to recommend and develop solutions and communicate findings.

This is a long-term paid position for up to 20 hours per week during academic periods and up to 40 hours per week during non-academic periods including summer and school breaks. Hours during academic periods can be flexible based on class schedule. This is a year-round, long term internship with intent to explore job opporunities after graduation (based on mutual interest and availability).

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited University or college

  • Junior or above preferred

  • Major or minor in Business, Business Management, Information Technology, or a related field

  • Good organization, communication and problem-solving skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especialy Excel

  • Must be approachable, flexible, customer focused, self-motivated, results and team oriented

  • Learns new tasks and develops skills quickly

Preferred Requirements:

  • Ability to work part-time during school year if offered

  • Junior level or above (as of Spring 2021) is preferred

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Visio/flowcharting skills

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Sharepoint, Teams, or Power Automate

This position requires a behavioral assessment prior to being considered for an interview.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.

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: TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo; CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations || 31111:ES MN WI ETS || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $21.20 per hour

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Requisition Number: 39855

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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