Engineer
NorthWestern Energy - Missoula, MT

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The Engineer will provide planning and technical support for Distribution Operations, design and evaluate projects, perform economic evaluations, develop training programs and evaluate new products and services. Initial emphasis will be updating gas distribution standards and materials in SAP, gas and electric planning in future.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
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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
· Conduct electric and/or natural gas planning studies on system capacity reserves and operation contingencies
· Design electric and/or natural gas facilities, performing computer related functions such as engineering analysis, drawing, spreadsheets, and database compilations and programming
· Compile and write technical reports
· Respond to customers’ needs by performing field investigations; surveying and inspecting routes
· Required to supervise contract and Company construction crew
· Periodically on 24-hour call and would supervise emergency response in inclement weather
· Job time is spend in office and field environment with exposure to all field hazards and weather
· Occasional lifting of materials up to 50 pounds required
· Some travel and extended hours may be required
GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
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Must be able to demonstrate a good safety record
· Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
· Must have a Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering and the ability to obtain a P.E. License
· Excellent communications skills and good to excellent technical writing skills preferred
· Have the ability to handle multiple conflicting tasks or projects and stressful situations
· Must be organized and have the ability to work well with others with effective leadership skills
· Knowledge of uniform Mechanical Code, NESC, NEC, and the Uniform Building Codes is required
· Understand survey and inspection techniques, microprocessor based equipment, MS Office products
· Must have a self-motivated attitude and able to work with minimum supervision
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.

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