Great River Energy

  • Transmission Line Design Engineer

    Job Locations US-MN-Maple Grove
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    Application Deadline = October 26, 2018.

    Transmission Line Design Engineer

    Maple Grove, Minnesota


    More than power, we're about people. At Great River Energy (GRE), people are our first priority--both customers and employees. Here, you will find a team-centered environment that's rewarding, challenging, and exciting. As a cooperative-owned generation and transmission company, we are Minnesota's second largest utility based on generating capacity.

    General Summary

    We are currently looking for a Transmission Line Design Engineer who will be responsible for performing engineering, project management and technical support for transmission line design projects. 


    Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Performing engineering on transmission line design projects to ensure safe, reliable, high-quality, cost-efficient, reliable designs.
    • Providing technical support to other GRE engineers, the Land Rights and Environmental departments, field technicians, operators, and others to ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the GRE transmission system.
    • Leading and participating on cross-functional teams responsible to develop and update internal GRE design standards and equipment specifications to ensure consistent, high-quality designs.



    Bachelor’s Degree (or advanced) in electrical engineering or education required to qualify for the written Professional Engineering Examination as required by the State Board of Engineering, and
    •Typically 0-6+ years of experience in an engineering or science-related position within the utility or a related industry.
    •Will consider candidates with Bachelor’s of Engineering degrees in other disciplines, if the candidate has electrical engineering experience and is fluent in the NESC (National Electric Safety Code).
    •Fundamentals of Engineering certification and/or Professional Engineer registration is preferred.
    •Knowledge of the utility industry and its application within the electrical engineering discipline.
    •Skill in utilizing and assessing technologies related to the utility industry.
    •Verbal and written communication skills.
    •Ability to research, analyze, and make recommendations related to engineering decisions.
    •Ability to work within a team environment.
    •Project management skills.
    •Demonstrated experience in utilizing problem solving skills to address primarily technical nature issues.



    Qualified professionals will find we have a lot to offer: competitive compensation, continued education, an on-site workout facility, generous retirement plan, along with many more benefits. Qualified candidates, please apply at under the Careers tab by October 26, 2018. GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.


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