Engineer Associate Combination I/II/III

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. - Glendive, MT3.3

Responsible for placing safety as #1 priority in day to day work routine for self and others. Responsible for pre-engineering, project coordination, inspection and related design, economic justification and installation of electric &/or gas distribution and electric transmission systems and other construction related activities. Responsible for facilitating and coordinating the construction of new and existing facilities with internal and external customers.

Minimum Qualifications:
Level I: Must possess a working knowledge of gas and/or electric utility operations at a level normally acquired through a two-year degree with strong technical emphasis or related experience, including a minimum of two years’ experience in the construction or maintenance of related facilities. Ability to work with potential customers and outside entities, including municipalities and utilities.

Level II: Must meet Level I requirements and must have four years’ experience as an Engineer Associate. Employee’s job assignment/location must require demonstration of skills, knowledge and ability to recognize matters needing attention and to initiate action on that recognition. Must have excellent working knowledge of company practices, procedures as well as state and federal requirements and understand policies, practices and precedents to exercise sound judgment in handling or referring non-routine situations.

Level III: Must meet Level I & Level II requirements and must possess a working knowledge of gas and/or electric operations normally acquired through a four-year degree in engineering or a business related discipline or eight years of related work experience; and two years’ experience in the construction or maintenance of electric or gas facilities. Provides operations direction and expertise as needed within the District/Region.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and prioritize work during stressful situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple groups on a project.
  • Requires a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications and Mobile applications.
  • May be required to submit to periodic background checks if position requires access to security sensitive business locations and/or systems.
  • May be subject to on-call requirements on a rotating basis.
  • Required to maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • May be subject to substance abuse testing program.
Degree in business or engineering disciplines and prior leadership experience.

In addition to the duties above, an Engineer Associate II and III must be able to perform the following duties:
1. Provides after-hour support during emergency conditions, accepts “Supervisor On Call Duty” as assigned.
2. Provides guidance and assists with training of Engineer Associate I.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in United States, no sponsorships considered.
  • Subject to Pre-employment Drug Testing Policy and Background Check.
How To Apply
Apply online at or fax completed application to 701-222-7821.