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NorthWestern Energy Engineer - Transmission Lines in Butte, Montana

Engineer - Transmission Lines

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  • 07-Apr-2021 to 21-Apr-2021 (MST)

  • Transmission

  • Butte, MT, USA

  • Regular Full Time

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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION #3262

POSTING DATES: April 7, 2021 through April 21, 2021

Title

Engineer - Transmission Lines

Department/Division

Transmission

Work Location

Negotiable within Montana Service Territory

Butte MT Preferred

Guidepost

6-9 ($57,200 to $123,000)

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

Employment Physical

Required

Drug Test

Required

Background Check

Required

Relocation Benefit

Negotiable

SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION

The Electric Transmission Line Engineer provides engineering support & engineering design for transmission line expansion projects, rebuilds, relocations and new build projects across the company's service territory. The engineer will perform effective design, budgeting, and execution of various projects and initiatives and coordinate with other functional groups to meet expected outcomes and strategic direction for company transmission projects.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics

  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

  • Engineer will ensure oversight of guidelines, policies, practices, standards and regulations relating to transmission designs

  • Perform engineering and economic analysis of miscellaneous transmission related projects.

  • Survey and inspect routes for lines

  • Compile and write technical reports

  • Supervise & coordinate projects and oversee contract and company construction crews

  • Perform computer related functions such as engineering analysis, detail design, drawings, spreadsheets and database compilations

  • Respond to customers' needs by performing field investigations and estimate

  • Perform and ensure cost estimates meet company standards and current tariffs

  • Assist to develop project specific capital and expense budgets

  • Job time is spent in office and field environment with exposure to all field hazards and weather

  • Occasional lifting of materials up to 35 pounds required

  • Travel up to 20% and extended hours will be required

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required

  • P.E or ability to obtain P.E. desired

  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record

  • Must possess strong computer, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Experience in electric transmission, substation, or distribution engineering and construction preferred

  • Experience with SAP, PLS-CADD, GIS systems and survey techniques desired

  • Knowledge in Project Management principles and fundamentals desired

  • Must have excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple conflicting tasks and demands

  • Must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record

SELECTION PROCESS

When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

External applicants should apply online at http://www.northwesternenergy.com. Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 1-800-245-6977, or via email at job.inquiries@northwestern.com.

NorthWestern Energy

Human Resources Department Job #3262

3010 West 69th Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes.

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