Engineer Distribution Infrastructure Construction - Bozeman, MT

  • Northwestern Energy
  • Jan 11, 2022
Full time Construction Engineering

Job Description



POSTING DATES: December 29, 2021 through January 19, 2022


Engineer Distribution Infrastructure Construction


Distribution Operations-Infrastructure Construction

Work Location

Bozeman, MT


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

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

Employment Physical


Drug Test


Background Check


Relocation Benefit



Part-time within Bozeman area negotiable


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


  • 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 design and support for distribution electric extensions, rebuilds, relocations, and assists with operating electric and natural gas utilities.
  • Engineering designs will support the distribution underground and overhead Infrastructure Program.
  • 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
  • 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


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


  • 401K with Company match up to 9%
  • Heath Care and Wellbeing programs
    • including dental and vision for you and dependents, Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA))
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life insurance
    • Company paid basic Life
    • Additional Spouse and Child coverage available
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Set schedule (Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM)
  • Competitive pay with a dependable company
    • Scheduled Performance based wage increases
    • Annual incentive opportunities
  • Paid company endorsed volunteer opportunities
  • Paid training
  • Paid time off starting day one
  • Paid holidays


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.


External applicants should apply online at 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

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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.