Construction Engineer - Bozeman, MT

  • NorthWestern Energy
  • Aug 30, 2021
Full time Construction Engineering

Job Description

Title

Construction Engineer

Department/Division

Distribution Operations--Construction

Work Location

Bozeman, MT

Guidepost

6 to 9 ($57,200 to $92,300 DOE)

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

Employment Physical

Required

Drug Test

Required

Background Check

Required

Relocation Benefit

Negotiable

Telecommuting

Not available

SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION

The Distribution Construction Engineer provides engineering support for gas and electric growth, expansion projects, extensions, rebuilds, relocations, and assists with operating electric and natural gas utilities.

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
  • Provide engineering support for gas and electric growth, expansion projects, extensions, rebuilds, relocations, and assists with operating electric and natural gas utilities
  • Design electric and/or natural gas facilities following the Capital Business Processes
  • 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
  • Assist and closely work the Division operations
  • Complete on-call after-hours duties, periodically, for one week at a time; this requires the individual to reside in the greater metro area; includes response to emergency situations and calling personnel out for after-hours activities
  • Perform individual lifts and carried office supplies up to 35 pounds

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a B.S. degree in Engineering
  • Ability to obtain a Professional Engineer's License is preferred
  • Working knowledge and experience in construction and design preferred
  • Experience with SAP, line design and DDS preferred
  • Knowledge of International Fuel Gas Code, NESC, NEC, and the DOT. Part 191 and 192 is preferred
  • General understanding of survey and inspection techniques and microprocessor-based equipment preferred
  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • 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