Overhead Distribution Infrastructure Engineer
NORTHWESTERN ENERGY - Butte, MT

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The Overhead Electric Distribution
infrastructure Engineer will be primarily responsible for the engineering and
project management of overhead electric distribution infrastructure jobs in
Montana.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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All
NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety
standards

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Ensure
all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy’s values, mission, and
strategic business objectives

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Will
require supervisory skills and will oversee Contract and Company construction
crews and supervise projects

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Ensure
project compliance and oversight of auditable guidelines, policies, practicies , organization standards and federal and state
government regulations relating to design solutions (NESC and NEC)

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Design
electric and/or natural gas facilities, performing computer related functions
such as engineering analysis, drawing, spreadsheets, and database compilations
and programming

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Primary
responsibilities include Overhead Distribution pole replacement engineering and
project management, but may also involve underground electric cable replacement
and gas distribution upgrades as required by the Infrastructure Project.

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Compile
and write technical reports

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Coordinates
construction activities with local division managers to optimize internal and
external crew use and scheduling.

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Respond
to customers' needs by performing field investigations

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Survey
and inspect routes

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Responsible
to take effective steps to ensure that cost estimates meet company standards
and pricing costs

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Assist
in budget presentation

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Each
engineer is on the division call schedule.
This is a 24-hour a day duty, periodically, for one week at a time. The call responsibility includes response to
emergency situations and calling personnel out for after hour activities and
require the individual reside in the greater metro area.

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Job
time is spent in office and field environment with exposure to all field
hazards and weather

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Occasional
lifting of materials up to 70 pounds required

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Some
travel and extended hours will be required

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

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Must
be able to demonstrate a good safety record

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Must
possess strong interpersonal communication skills

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Must have a BS degree in Engineering
or equivalent experience

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A Professional Engineer’s License is
preferred

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Excellent communications and computer
skills and good to excellent technical writing skills required

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Experience with SAP, line design and LDPro desired

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Have the ability to handle multiple
conflicting tasks or projects and challenging situations

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Must be organized and have the ability
to work well with others

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Knowledge of International Fuel Gas
Code, NESC, NEC, and the DOT preferred.

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This position requires a general
understanding of survey and inspection techniques and microprocessor-based
equipment

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A valid Montana driver's license or
the ability to get one is required with a clean 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.

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