Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. CIVIL ENGINEER JOB 2024

Job Title: Civil Engineer
Employer: Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc.
Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota
Salary: Starting at $70,560 per year
Industry: Energy and Utilities
Role: Engineer
Job Type: Long-Term
Hours: Full Time

Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc.

Job Details

Position Summary:
Minnkota Power is currently hiring for the position of Civil Engineer at its headquarters in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The role involves responsibilities in Substation Design Engineering, Engineering Analysis, Project Management, and support for Operations and Maintenance personnel.

Salary Range: The starting salary for this position is $70,560 per year. The final pay will be determined based on the candidate’s skills, education, and relevant experience.

Essential Responsibilities

1. Substation Design Engineering

  • Prepare and plan profile drawings, construction drawings, and specifications.
  • Develop complete material lists for projects.
  • Ensure all substation designs comply with the safety requirements of the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and/or Rural Utility System (RUS) design manual.

2. Engineering Analysis

  • Perform foundation and grading design calculations.
  • Conduct structural design and strength calculations.
  • Design physical substation layouts for both transmission and distribution sites.

3. Project Management

  • Scope, plan, and estimate substation projects.
  • Coordinate and manage consultants, contractors, and construction activities.

4. Operations and Maintenance Support

  • Provide day-to-day guidance and technical expertise to operations and maintenance personnel.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • Engineer In Training (EIT) Certification.


  • Professional License (PE).


  • Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Preferred: Experience in the energy industry and with substation design; experience with AutoCAD is a plus.
  • Interested candidates with no experience are encouraged to apply, as extensive on-the-job training will occur.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor commits not to discriminate against employees or applicants based on discussions or disclosures related to pay. However, employees with access to compensation information are restricted from disclosing it unless under specific circumstances.

To apply, visit the ( job posting ) on the Minnkota Power Cooperative website.

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