Learning & Development Intern – Blattner Energy

POSITION
Learning & Development Intern DATE 3/7/2017

LOCATION Avon, MN POST #530

Reports to: Learning and Development Coordinator

Education Requirements: Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in the field of: HR Management; Instructional Design or related area.

Experience: A background in the design, creation, and implementation of training and development, media materials, and process management initiatives is preferred.

Position Summary: Partners with internal department subject matter experts to assess current company training materials; determine needs for updating and/or developing new training materials and execute on the purchase of, or creation of these training materials.

Essential Job Functions
1. Collaborates with subject matter experts on training needs (e-learning, video, web based, virtual, etc.) and content. Investigates training solutions with outside vendors or if an internal program needs to be created, and if so, create and develop the appropriate design and development of training materials.
2. Incorporate all trainings into company’s LMS system.
3. Ability to assess and evaluate training needs through a formative evaluation process.
4. Interact with Blattner employees and outside vendors in a professional manner to create and edit professional training materials.
5. Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 Advanced communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
 This position requires a combination of technical knowledge and skill in written and graphic communication.
 Strong organizational, project/time management is necessary.
 Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook)
 Proficient with digital video and photo editing software.
 Knowledge of Adult Learning Principles desired.
 Utilization of a LMS (Learning Management System) a plus.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION Please click HERE to apply Angela Vance Corporate Recruiter 392 County Road 50, Avon, MN 56310 avance@blattnerenergy.com

Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Greater Minnesota, Internship

IT Intern – Mayo Clinic

IT Intern Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Department: engineering

A Life-Changing Career

Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Internship is to provide an intern with relevant field experiences in their chosen field of study. One or more mentors will be assigned to the intern to provide instruction, guidance and to assess performance. The intern is responsible for observing the functions and processes of the assigned work unit. In addition, the intern may be given selected work assignments to reinforce the learning experience, to assess the performance levels and to provide benefit to the work unit. The intern will be responsible for completing all internship-related assignments and reports for both Mayo and the participating educational facility. The duration and timing of the internship will be arranged with the intern.

Qualifications: The incumbent must be enrolled in a bachelors, masters or graduate degree program from a college or university. Typically, this internship would occur after the student has taken most of the courses required by the degree program. Where applicable – the degree program must require an internship as a graduation requirement (or offer as a credit option).

Additional Qualifications: The ideal candidate will also have education, experience and interest in the following areas:

  • Past software development
  • System architecture and design
  • Testing at the unit and integration levels.
  • Medical imaging applications.

The candidate must have completed sophomore level coursework in an Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering Bachelor’s Degree program and have:

  • A GPA greater than 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. (Please attach current academic transcript to application)
  • Experience or education in software programming using the Microsoft Visual Studio.NET environment, specifically C++.
  • Interest and/or experience in image analysis algorithms.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and communication skills.

Working in a team environment, including other project team members, users and project requesters

Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Compensation Detail: This position has a predetermined rate of $20.00 per hour.
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Schedule Details: This position is expected to work a minimum of 10 weeks starting as early as May 2017.
Weekend Schedule: n/a

Recruiter: Shelly Weir

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Engineering/Architecture, Information Technology
Job Posting Number: 80687BR

Date: Mar 14, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

Job Segment: Intern, Medical, Patient Care, Engineer, Electrical, Entry Level, Healthcare, Engineering

Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Greater Minnesota, Internship, Mayo Clinic

Programmer Analyst I & Programmer Analyst II

Programmer Analyst I/II – SCADA System Support

LocationDuluth, MN
Posting DestinationInternal / External – Non Union
Application Close Date3/16/2017

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Programmer Analyst I / II – SCADA System Support
Rowe Energy Control Center – Duluth, MN
Full-Time/Regular
Posting Close Date: March 16, 2017

Who is ALLETE?
ALLETE is an innovative company with more than a century of experience engaged in transforming the energy landscape in the upper Midwest. Our businesses include:  Minnesota Power, the largest electric utility in northern Minnesota; Superior Water Light and Power of Wisconsin; North Dakota-based BNI Coal, ALLETE Properties; and ALLETE Clean Energy. To find out more, watch a short introductory video about ALLETE and visit ALLETE.com.

What will I do?
If hired, you would join ALLETE’s SCADA System Support team. This team is responsible for performing a wide range of IT functions, including: supporting the mission-critical Energy Management System.  Whatever your IT interests, if you are a motivated self-starter with a passion for digging in to the details to figure out how something works, we would love to talk to you about this opportunity.

Some Responsibilities may include:

Operations and Support:

  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware and software
  • Review system and application logs
  • Troubleshoot implementation and service issues
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures

Maintenance:

  • Apply patches and upgrades on a regular basis
  • Upgrade administrative tools and utilities

Engineering & Provisioning:

  • Install/rebuild servers and configure hardware
  • Install and configure network hardware
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures
  • Research and recommend innovative approaches for system administration tasks
  • Deploy, monitor, audit, document and maintain the lifecycles of various products, services

What sort of candidate are we looking for?
The ideal candidate would be someone who has:

  • An insatiable desire to learn
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to be flexible and handle multiple work projects and priorities
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills

What are the education requirements for this position?

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting or equivalent

What is the required experience for this position?
Programmer Analyst I

  • Related experience preferred, but not required

Programmer Analyst II

  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience in related field

Are there other requirements? 

  • Occasional travel to other company locations and the ability to provide occasional off-hour emergency support is also required.
  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.
  • Employer will not sponsor VISAs for position.

To really grab our attention, you would tell us about your experiences with any of the following:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (or other flavors of Linux)
  • Microsoft Server 2012, 2008 and/or Windows 7
  • Linux Shell, PowerShell and/or other scripting languages
  • VMware or other virtualization software
  • Veritas NetBackup
  • Sophos Enterprise Console
  • Network Equipment and Configuration (Switches, Firewalls and Routers)
  • Java, C#, or other programming languages / frameworks
  • Database querying or modeling
  • Compliance and/or change control
  • Real-time control systems

Where will I be located?
You would work “on top of the hill” at the Rowe Energy Control center in Duluth. You would join a team of highly-talented Programmer / Analysts who literally help keep the lights on in northern Minnesota.

When should I apply?
You should apply before March 16, 2017.  External candidates must apply online at ALLETE.com/careers.

Why should I apply?
For your hard work and contributions, you’ll receive a strong compensation package that offers flexibility and choice in the things that matter to you:  your money, your health, your time and your career. The compensation package includes a competitive salary, robust retirement plan, medical and dental benefits, generous vacation and holiday time off, and numerous professional development opportunities.

Posted in 1 - Location, 3 - Organizations, Allete, Duluth & Superior, Minnesota Power, Uncategorized

Programmer Analyst I – Web Development

Programmer Analyst I – Web Development

LocationDuluth, MN
Posting DestinationInternal / External – Non Union
Application Close Date3/14/2017

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Who is ALLETE?

ALLETE is an innovative company with more than a century of experience engaged in transforming the energy landscape in the upper Midwest. Our businesses include:  Minnesota Power, the largest electric utility in northern Minnesota; Superior Water Light and Power of Wisconsin; North Dakota-based BNI Energy, ALLETE Properties; and ALLETE Clean Energy. To find out more, watch a short introductory video about ALLETE and visit ALLETE.com.

What will I do?

If hired, you would join ALLETE’s highly collaborative Web Development team. This team is responsible for performing a wide range of IT functions, including: developing, maintaining, and monitoring large-scale .NET websites, custom application development, maintaining the corporate Intranet, and supporting/extending existing enterprise applications. Whatever your IT interests, if you are a motivated self-starter with a passion for digging in and finding creative ways to solve problems, we would love to talk to you about this opportunity.

What sort of candidate are you looking for?

The ideal candidate requires:

  • An insatiable desire to learn.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to be flexible in an environment with rapidly-changing priorities.
  • Very strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Business, Accounting or related field.

Prior experience is not required.  However, the ideal candidate would possess experience with the following:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server
  • Microsoft Server 2012, 2008 and/or Windows 7
  • Microsoft Azure
  • ASP.NET C# MVC
  • JavaScript, C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Visual Basic, C++, ASP, VBScript, PHP, Java, IIS, HTML, AJAX, JSON, CSS, XML
  • MSSQL Database querying or modeling
  • API Integration with 3rd party systems
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Previous web development experience

For this position, occasional travel to other company locations and the ability to provide occasional off-hour emergency support is also required.

Where will I be located?

You would work in the ALLETE HQ located in the heart of downtown Duluth near the shores of Lake Superior. You would join a team of highly-talented & creative Programmer Analysts to continue making a positive impact on ALLETE customers, businesses and fellow employees using your technical and social skills while leveraging the latest technology.

When should I apply?

You should apply before March 14th 2017. This position has been posted both inside and outside the company. Internal candidates must apply through the intranet homepage and notify their current supervisor of their intentions. External candidates must apply online at ALLETE.com/careers.

Why should I apply?

For your hard work and contributions, you’ll receive a strong compensation package that offers flexibility and choice in the things that matter to you:  your money, your health, your time and your career. The compensation package includes a competitive salary, robust retirement plan, medical and dental benefits, generous vacation and holiday time off, and numerous professional development opportunities.

Employer will not sponsor Visas for position.

Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, Allete, Duluth & Superior, Full-Time: Entry Level, Minnesota Power, Uncategorized

Programmer Analyst I – ALLETE/MN Power

Programmer Analyst I – Distribution Operations Support

LocationDuluth, MN
Posting DestinationInternal / External – Non Union
Application Close Date3/10/2017

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Programmer Analyst I – Distribution Operations Support
Herbert Service Center – Duluth, MN
Full-Time / Regular
Posting Close Date:   March 10, 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under supervision, provides technical analysis, programming and support to users including design, development, modification, problem resolution, and short-term planning in order to meet business objectives.
  • Under supervision, plans and recommends process solutions for the company.
  • Responsible for design, requirement analysis, installation, documentation, trouble shooting, and monitoring of computer systems.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

Who is ALLETE?

ALLETE is an innovative company with more than a century of experience engaged in transforming the energy landscape in the upper Midwest. Our businesses include:  Minnesota Power, the largest electric utility in northern Minnesota; Superior Water Light and Power of Wisconsin; North Dakota-based BNI Coal, ALLETE Properties; and ALLETE Clean Energy. To find out more, watch a short introductory video about ALLETE and visit ALLETE.com.

What will I do?

If hired, you would join ALLETE’s Distribution Support team. This team is responsible for performing a wide range of IT functions, including: supporting the critical Outage Management System (OMS) and Geographical Information System (GIS). Whatever your IT interests, if you are a motivated self-starter with a passion for digging in to the details to figure out how something works, we would love to talk to you about this opportunity.

What sort of candidate are you looking for?

The ideal candidate requires:

  • An insatiable desire to learn.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to be flexible and handle multiple work projects and priorities.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting or equivalent (or will obtain related degree prior to July of 2017).

Prior experience is not required.  However, the ideal candidate would possess experience with the following:

  • Microsoft Server 2012, 2008 and/or Windows 7
  • Python, Javascript and/or other scripting languages
  • GIS related technologies
  • Java, C#, or other programming languages / frameworks
  • Database querying or modeling
  • Real-time control systems or GeoEvent processing

Special Requirements:

  • For this position, occasional travel to other company locations and the ability to provide occasional off-hour emergency support is also required.
  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.

Where will I be located?

You would work “on top of the hill” at the Herbert Service Center in Duluth, MN.

When should I apply?

The deadline to apply for this position is March 10, 2017.  External candidates must apply online at ALLETE.com/careers.

Why should I apply?

For your hard work and contributions, you’ll receive a strong compensation package that offers flexibility and choice in the things that matter to you:  your money, your health, your time and your career. The compensation package includes a competitive salary, robust retirement plan, medical and dental benefits, generous vacation and holiday time off, and numerous professional development opportunities.

Employer will not sponsor VISAs for this position.

Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Allete, Duluth & Superior, Full-Time: Entry Level, Minnesota Power

IT Internship – ALLETE/MN Power

Engineering/IT Internship

LocationDuluth, MN
Posting DestinationInternal / External – Non Union
Application Close Date3/10/2017

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Engineering/IT Intern (4 Openings)
Job Location:
Duluth, MN
Hours: Full time during summer, part time (minimum of 12 hours per week) during school year
Duration: Potentially until candidate graduates or based on business needs
Pay: $18.00 per hour

Who is ALLETE?
ALLETE is an innovative company with more than a century of experience engaged in transforming the energy landscape in the upper Midwest. Our businesses include:  Minnesota Power, the largest electric utility in northern Minnesota; Superior Water Light and Power of Wisconsin; North Dakota-based BNI Coal, ALLETE Properties; and ALLETE Clean Energy. To find out more, watch a short introductory video about ALLETE and visit ALLETE.com.

What will I do?
If hired, you would join ALLETE’s Information Technology Solutions Department and would assist either the Systems team (2 openings), Applications team (1 opening) or the Security team (1 opening). ALLETE provides Interns with the opportunity to collaborate with employees, participate in real projects, learn new skills and gain valuable experience. Whatever your IT interests, if you are a motivated self-starter with a passion for digging in to the details to figure out how something works, we would love to talk to you about this opportunity.

What are the qualifications for this internship?

  • Qualified candidate must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or related field with an expected graduation date between June 2018 to December 2019.
  • A 3.0 or better GPA on a 4.0 scale.

What sort of candidate are you looking for?

  • The ideal candidate would be someone with:
  • An insatiable desire to learn
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to be flexible and handle multiple work projects and priorities
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills

To really grab our attention, tell us about your experiences with any of the following:

  • Microsoft Server 2016/2012/2008 and/or Windows 10/7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (or other flavors of Linux)
  • PowerShell scripting, Linux shell scripting, and/or other scripting languages
  • Java, C#, or other programming languages/frameworks
  • Database querying or modeling
  • Cyber security

Candidates may be subject to assessment of skills, job match, or aptitude

Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Allete, Duluth & Superior, Internship, Minnesota Power, Uncategorized

Software Development Internship – Mayo Clinic

Undergraduate Engineering Intern – Software Development Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Department: Division of Engineering

A Life-Changing Career

Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Undergraduate Internship is to provide an intern with relevant field experiences in their chosen field of study. One or more mentors will be assigned to the intern to provide instruction, guidance and to assess performance. The intern is responsible for observing the functions and processes of the assigned work unit. In addition, the intern may be given selected work assignments to reinforce the learning experience, to assess the performance levels and to provide benefit to the work unit. The intern will be responsible for completing all internship-related assignments and reports for both Mayo and the participating educational facility. The duration and timing of the internship will be arranged with the intern and the sponsoring educational facility. (002102-42402) DOEjobs

Qualifications: The candidate must have completed sophomore level coursework in an Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering Bachelor’s Degree program and have:

  • A GPA greater than 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. (Please attach current academic transcript to application)
  • Experience or education in software programming using the Microsoft Visual Studio.NET environment, specifically C#.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and communication skills.
  • TCP/IP, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
  • Testing at all levels: unit, integration, system and acceptance
  • Working in a team environment, including other project team members, users and project requesters

Additional Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will also have education, experience and interest in the following areas:
  • Past software development
  • Microsoft Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • System architecture and design
  • Embedded software/firmware development

Benefit Eligible: No
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Compensation Detail: This position has a predetermined rate of $13.00 per hour.
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Schedule Details: This position would be expected to work a minimum of 10 weeks starting as early as May 2017.

Generally, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Recruiter: Shelly Weir

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Engineering/Architecture, Information Technology, Internships and Summer Opportunities
Job Posting Number: 75040BR

Date: Feb 19, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

Job Segment: Intern, Engineer, Medical, Electrical, Software Engineer, Entry Level, Engineering, Healthcare

Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Greater Minnesota, Internship, Mayo Clinic