MDU Resources Group Natural Gas Construction Supervisor in Minot, North Dakota

Job Summary:

Responsible for placing safety as #1 priority in day to day work routine for self and others. Provides leadership and supervision to utility and/or contractor construction crews. Responsible for planning and coordinating manpower and equipment needs to facilitate new construction and maintenance/upgrades to existing systems in a safe and cost effective manner in compliance with company and industry standards.

Supervises assigned construction and maintenance projects to comply with established codes and standards of the Company and to meet state and federal regulations. Supervises and evaluates assigned crew members to maximize productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.

Minimum Qualifications:

Level I: Must possess a working knowledge of gas and/or electric utility operations at a level normally acquired through an Associate’s Degree with strong technical emphasis or four years related experience. Two years experience in the construction or maintenance of related facilities. Level II: Must meet Level I requirements and have two years experience as a construction supervisor I or equivalent related experience. Must demonstrate skills, knowledge and ability to: 1. Recognize matters needing attention and to initiate action on that recognition 2. Have excellent working knowledge of company practices, procedures as well as state and federal requirements 3. Understand policies, practices and precedents to exercise sound judgment in handling or referring non-routine situations Level III: Must meet Level I & II requirements and have a four-year degree in an engineering curriculum or eight years of related work experience and two years experience in the construction or maintenance of electric or gas facilities.

Key Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills.

  • Ability to remain calm and prioritize work during stressful situations.

  • Strong analytical ability.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead crews to work safety and effectively.

  • Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Familiar with legal requirements, CFR 192 regulations, and environmental guidelines regarding vegetation management.

  • Requires a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications and Mobile applications.

Additional Information

  • 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.

  • Position requires travel throughout the service territory, and work in the field in all weather conditions.

  • May be subject to substance abuse testing program.

  • Required to maintain a valid driver’s license.

How To Apply

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

Company: Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.

Department: Minot District Manager

Location: Minot, ND

Hiring Manager: Wade A Jutila

Closing Date: 03/28/2018 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time