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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Facilities Planner / Project Manager in BUTTE, Montana


  • Bachelor's Degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or related, or, equivalent experience
  • Ability to demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project), proficiency with AutoCAD/Revit
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with internal customers
  • Ability to achieve FMP (Facility Management Professional) or CFM (Certified Facility Manager) credentials
  • Professional, self-directed and able to work independently or in teams
  • Understanding of RFP, bidding and GCCM practices
  • Basic understanding of Heating, Air Conditioning and Ventilation (HVAC) systems
  • Ability to understand complex construction drawings and specifications
  • Ability to adapt and move easily from one priority to another
  • Ability to problem solve, negotiate and participates in conflict resolution
  • Good document organization and decision-making skills
  • Ability to address space needs with creative solutions
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time
  • Ability to lift materials up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to pass an employment physical, drug test and background check
  • Knowledge of SAP and company accounting procedures preferred


  • Support the Facility Manager in the integration of sound facility management practices that ensure cost efficiency, optimum levels of service and asset protection
  • Ensure service and support needs are continually addressed at NorthWestern Energy's operating areas
  • Maintain and update electronic building plans for purposes dealing directly with space planning, management and project development
  • Manager assigned facility construction and maintenance projects
  • Provide cost estimates, scheduling, conceptual drawings, and when required, bid ready drawings and specifications for new construction or renovation projects
  • Communicate and develop professional working relationships with state and local agencies, vendors, contractors and design professionals
  • Prepare cost studies relating to facility and utility improvement and renovation projects for approval
  • Manage contractors/service providers and inspect work to ensure it is performed in conformance to the contract, all applicable policies, building codes and regulations
  • Ensure project costs, schedule and scope are maintained
  • 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

Full-time position.

$54,000 - $121,800 annually, depending on experience. Benefits include: 401K with company match up to 4% and non-elective contribution up to 7%; healthcare and wellbeing programs, including dental and vision; Health Savings Account (HSA); healthcare and dependent care flexible spending account (FSA); Employee Assistance Programs; Life Insurance; paid time off starting on your first day, plus 11 paid holidays.

Closes May 27, 2024.