Transmission Line Design Engineer

Transmission Line Design Engineer

Application due date:  July 19, 2024

Location:  Maple Grove, MN (Eligible for hybrid schedule)

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restriction. Visa sponsorship is not available.

We are the people we power. 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, and their dreams are our dreams.


Performs engineering, project management and technical support for transmission line design projects.

Total Rewards:

A typical starting range for this position is $89,000 - $129,000+ /annually. We offer market competitive base pay and adjust our offer accordingly based upon the value of the candidate’s knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, our Total Rewards strategy focuses on recognizing individual performance and rewarding business results. Our robust Total Rewards package includes exceptional benefits and retirement, a focus on continuous engagement, recognition, personal and professional development, and an emphasis on work-life effectiveness.

Responsibilities: Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to

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

Provides technical support to other GRE engineers, the Transmission Permitting and Land Rights department, field technicians, operators, and others to ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the GRE transmission system.

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

May perform project management for Transmission Division projects, as assigned, to ensure all financial, functional and schedule requirements are met.


Bachelor of Science degree (or advanced) in either civil engineering (civil is preferred) OR electrical engineering.


2 - 6+ years of transmission line design engineering experience is required.

Professional Engineering license is required for a senior level engineer.

Fundamentals of Engineering certificate is required.

Familiar with the NESC (National Electrical Safety Code)

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 work in a team environment.

Project management skills.

Demonstrated experience in utilizing problem solving skills to address primarily technical in nature issues.

This position is designated as a safety sensitive position for drug, cannabis and alcohol testing purposes.


Qualified candidates please apply at (under the Careers tab) by July 19, 2024. GRE values diversity, equity and inclusion and we are an equal employment opportunity employer. 

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Job Function : Engineering

Location : Maple Grove, MN

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