Nuclear Engineering Co-Op Job

Minneapolis, Minnesota
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Location(s): MN - Minneapolis
Is it time to see how all those college courses translate to the real world?  Are you ready to work alongside experienced professionals on real projects and issues? An internship at Xcel Energy will give you practical experience in the energy industry at a company that's committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship.
Xcel Energy is hiring a Nuclear Engineering Co-Op to be located in downtown Minneapolis for the Spring 2017 semester and Summer 2017. Pursuing a degree in Nuclear Engineering through 2017.
Through practical field experience and mentoring, successful candidates will gain significant technical experience working as a nuclear engineer. Work with the Engineering staff to complete tasks including:
•Performing calculations for reactor core follow
•Developing and/or Enhancing Programs (lay out)
•Neutronic/Nuclear Design Calculations
•Assist senior engineers with core design calculations
Minimum Requirements
•Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited Nuclear Engineering program
•Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
•Ability to communicate effectively; both written and verbally
•Must be self- motivated and have the ability to work well with others
•Must be interested in a hands-on work approach
If selected, must have reliable transportation to travel to downtown Minneapolis site locations.
A condition of employment will be successfully obtaining and maintaining General Security Clearance and a Nuclear Security Clearance for unescorted access to Xcel Energy nuclear plants including successful completion of nuclear General Access Training (GAT) and the nuclear security screening process (typically consists of an alcohol/drug screen, a criminal history check, a psychological assessment, initial credit and background investigation and periodic credit & criminal history checks).
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:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Nuclear Rollup || 45407:FT Nuclear Engineering Support || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 5888
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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