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Great, always doing different things, working in all sorts of subdivisions.
Hand excavation, Journeymen helper. (Former Employee), Marion, SDApril 12, 2014
Pros: learning form journeymen, doing different things every day.
Cons: the 2 hour drive and the bugs.
I loved working for Northwestern energy's, putting in gas lines, setting up meters, using heavy machinery, even digging customers by hand.

loved it all, I drove a combination of 2 hours a day to get to my home base in Marion SD. It was a great learning experience.
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Very hard to get hired, experience gained outside company is not recognized.
Lineman (Current Employee), Butte, MontanaMay 22, 2013
Pros: good benefits
Cons: hard to get hired unless you know someone, standards and ethics are very poor.
The general attitude is " All pay is the same!" Management is intimidated by knowledge and ambition. The concept of giving the customers the extra effort when their power is off eludes them!
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Fun place to work - great teamwork
Customer Service Representative, Full-time (Current Employee), Huron, SDApril 1, 2012
Answer incoming phone calls regarding electric/natural gas bills/service/emergencies. Working with multiple screens and computer systems while on the phone with customers.
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Productive, busy, high enery work place
dispatch (Former Employee), great falls, montanaFebruary 22, 2012
Pros: flexible times for lunch and appointments
Cons: processes were changed by mgmt not workers
some of the management techniques were sup par. did not always receive the neccessary info to complete tasks