The City of Rochester is Minnesota’s third largest City with a population of more than 112,000. Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) is the largest municipal utility in the State of Minnesota, serving over 55,000 electric customers and over 40,500 water customers in a 60 square mile service area.
The Project Engineer - Electric is responsible for providing technical assistance to utility operating sections, preparing electrical designs and standards, and conducting studies related to system planning and operation. This position also provides project management on contract projects as well as in-house projects and assistance for electrical work for the Water Utility. Primary emphasis of this position may be either the transmission/substation system or the 13.8 kV distribution systems.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, from an accredited four-year college or university; AND 3 years of full-time employment experience managing new construction and capital improvement projects for an electric utility or closely related large commercial/industrial facility. A valid driver's license is also required.