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Gas Operations Internship

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Location: Wray, CO, United States
Job ID: 34881
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2023
Salary: $17 to $17 Hourly

Job Description

Job Specifications

We are seeking high school level students or recently graduated high school students who are eager to learn, self-motivated and are comfortable working independently. This internship will make an impact!  You will support and assist with real-life projects in our Colorado Gas Operations Area. These projects are designed to enhance your communication and teamwork skills, as you will be collaborating with individuals across all functions in our organization. You will work alongside professionals in your field, gaining in-depth knowledge about the energy industry and your chosen field of expertise. You will apply what you have learned in school to impactful projects within a publicly traded, multi-state utility and energy company. Learn more about our internship program here:

The operations intern will observe, support, and assist with a variety of gas operations projects to increase their knowledge of gas operations, construction, maintenance, and safety.  This position is an excellent opportunity for high schoolers considering the trades as a career path to learn how natural gas systems work together as a cohesive system to provide safe reliable energy for customers and make a tangible positive impact on communities.

PAY:  $17 per hour (set by job function/department)

  • Additional benefits include meaningful work, relocation benefits, plus you'll earn 401k contributions during your internship.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Area Operations Supervisor

LOCATION: Wray, Colorado


  • No experience required. 
  • Must be a current enrolled high school level student or within 1 year of graduation. 
  • Must be eligible to be hired by a publicly traded Utility Company (must be at least 16 years or older upon hire). 


  • Assist and follow instructions of gas operations and maintenance technicians.


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Ability to collaborate with employees and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.

About our Company: We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Internship benefits include: Casual dress code and eligibility to earn 401(k) contributions.  

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.  If you require reasonable accommodation, please visit for more information.

Wage: 17 to 17
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