Transmission Line Design Engineer

Great River Energy
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As Minnesota’s not-for-profit electric cooperative, our member-owners and their members impact every decision we make. Because their needs are our needs. Their dreams are our dreams.

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Great Benefits and Competitive Pay!


M-F, day-time hours

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Application Deadline: April 14, 2023

Opening: Transmission Line Design Engineer

Location: Maple Grove, Minnesota

Position Eligible for Hybrid Schedule

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:

· Perform engineering on transmission line design projects to ensure safe, reliable, high-quality, cost-efficient, reliable designs.

· Provide 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.

· Lead and participate on cross-functional teams responsible to develop and update internal GRE design standards and equipment specifications to ensure consistent, high-quality designs.

· Perform project management for Transmission division projects, as assigned, to ensure all financial, functional, and schedule requirements are met.

· Participate in regional or national working groups as required to gain industry knowledge and help influence industry decisions.



· Bachelor’s Degree (or advanced) in civil engineering or electrical engineering or education required to qualify for the written Professional Engineering Examination as required by the State Board of Engineering, and

· 2+ years of experience in an engineering or science-related position within the utility or a related industry. 6+ years of transmission line design engineering experience is strongly preferred.

· Understands the NESC (National Electric Safety Code).

· Fundamentals of Engineering certification and/or Professional Engineer registration is preferred.

· Knowledge of the utility industry.

· 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.

How to Apply


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 March 31, 2023.

GRE values diversity, equity, and inclusion and we are an equal employment opportunity employer.

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