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Engineer Transmission Lines

Engineer Transmission Lines

locationButte, MT, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Engineering
Full Time

Engineer Transmission Lines

Engineer Transmission Lines

Work Location: Butte, MT

Pay range: $61,400 to $132,100 per year

Employment Status: Regular Full-time

External candidates apply at northwesternenergy.com

Internal candidates apply through iConnect.

About this position:

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.

We offer great benefits:

NorthWestern Energy is a fully regulated electric and natural gas utility serving Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. We employ 1,500 amazing people and serve 753,600 customers who are our neighbors in our communities. We are a top employer and offer competitive benefits, including:

  • 401K with company match up to 4% and non-elective contribution up to 7%
  • Healthcare and wellbeing programs, including dental and vision for you, your spouse and dependents, Health Savings Account (HSA), healthcare and dependent care flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (Offering up to six free counseling sessions, per person, per issue, per year for employees, spouses and dependents)
  • Life Insurance (Company pays basic employee policy; spouse, dependent insurance also available)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive pay (Scheduled performance-based wage increases and annual incentive opportunities.)
  • Paid company endorsed volunteer opportunities
  • Paid training opportunities
  • Paid time off starting on your first day, plus 10 paid holidays

Benefits may vary by position or as negotiated as part of a collective bargaining agreement.

About this job:

  • 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
  • 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

Am I right for this job? Here's the success profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required
  • 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

Requisition #4186

Posting Dates: November 9, 2023 through November 26, 2023

Department/Division: Transmission

Employment Physical: Required

Drug Test: Required

Background Check: Required

Relocation Benefit: Negotiable

Telecommuting: None

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. 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 at 1-800-245-6977 or at job.inquiries@northwestern.com.