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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Engineer Electric Transmission - Central in HELENA, Montana

Engineer Electric Transmission - Central Construction


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple conflicting tasks and demands
  • Ability to demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to complete on-call after-hours duties, periodically, for one week at a time
  • Must reside in the greater metro area
  • Ability to lift and carry office supplies up to 35 pounds
  • Ability to pass an employment physical, drug test and background check
  • Ability to obtain a Professional Engineer's License is preferred
  • Working knowledge and experience in transmission construction and design preferred
  • Experience with PLS-CADD and survey techniques preferred
  • Knowledge of International Fuel Gas Code, NESC, NEC, and the DOT. Part 191 and 192 is preferred


  • Ensure oversight of guidelines, policies, practices, standards, and regulations relating to transmission designs
  • Provide engineering design and support for transmission pole and airbreak switch replacement projects
  • Supervise projects and oversee contract and company construction crews
  • Perform computer related functions such as engineering analysis, drawing, spreadsheets, and database compilations
  • Compile and write technical reports
  • Respond to customers' needs by performing field investigations
  • Survey and inspect routes
  • Ensure that cost estimates meet company standards and current tariffs
  • Assist to develop project-specific capital budgets
  • Adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

Full-time position.

$62,900 - $135,200 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.

Open until filled.