MDU Resources Group Operations Aide I in Williston, North Dakota

Job Summary:

Responsible for placing safety as #1 priority in day to day work routine for self and others. Performs technical, administrative and clerical duties to support electric and/or gas department(s), Region/District Operations, Construction, Service, and Marketing. Primary duties include record keeping, document preparation and development, meeting coordination, GIS input/maintenance, MUP/CIS input/completion, accounting functions and special projects. Provide quality customer service and maintains good rapport to internal and external customers to resolve issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must possess a working knowledge of office/business concepts at a level normally acquired through completion of a two-year degree in a business or office-related discipline and one year office related experience.

Key Skills & Competencies

  • Highly motivated self-starter with excellent interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with internal and external customers in a positive and effective manner.

  • Advanced skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with internal and external customers.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detain in composing, typing and proofing materials, as well as the ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects in a timely manner.

  • Knowledge in composing and developing maps, graphics, and text of electrical and/or gas systems.

  • Familiar with spatial database design.

Additional Requirements

  • May be required to provide after hour administrative assistance during emergencies.

  • May be subject to substance abuse testing program.

  • 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: Operations

Location: Williston or Watford City, ND

Hiring Manager: Shane Homiston

Closing Date: 09/29/2017 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time

Entry Level: $15.56 - $19.45 /hour