MDU Resources Group Region Director in Dickinson, North Dakota

Job Summary:

Responsible for placing safety as #1 priority in day to day work routine for self and others. With integrity, provides strategic leadership and direction to staff responsible for operation, maintenance, construction, and customer service functions for the broad Region, including gas and electric distribution and service functions. Responsible to develop and maintain relations with news media, community organizations and industry entities throughout the Region. Establishes region goals, budgets, and facilitates actions to promote a safe and positive work culture.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a working knowledge of gas and/or electric utility operations at a level normally acquired through a four-year degree in engineering or a business-related discipline.

  • Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in the energy industry including utility operations, customer service, and employee relations required including prior leadership experience.

Key Skills & Competencies

  • Strategic visionary with high ethical standards.

  • Trustworthy leader who serves others as a mentor.

  • Energetic and creative individual with solutions for growth and opportunities.

  • Knowledgeable in all phases and aspects of utility operations.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence, negotiate, and communicate at any level.

  • Ability to utilize sound judgment.

  • Excellent planning, scheduling and management skills.

  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Adept at building relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities, solve problems expediently, and motivate staff.

Additional Information

  • Required to maintain a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States, no sponsorships considered.

  • Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.

  • As required by ND state law, applicants are hereby notified that smoking is prohibited in and around MDU facilities and permissible only in designated areas.

How To Apply

Apply online at or fax completed application to 701-222-7821.

Company: Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.

Department: Badlands Region

Location: Dickinson, ND

Hiring Manager: Eric P Martuscelli

Closing Date: 04/27/2018 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time

Entry Level: $11,667 - $14,583 /month