Gas Operations Engineer

Minnesota Energy Resources delivers natural gas to customers in 179 communities across Minnesota.


MER, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is seeking a Gas Operations Engineer in our Rosemount, Minnesota location.

Job Summary

The Engineer is responsible for engineering activities related to gas distribution and gas system design. Provides technical support to ensure the safe operation of the gas distribution system, and also provides technical support for other work groups for design requirements, material and equipment needs, construction activities and training. This position is in the Gas Operations Engineering group. This position offers flexibility for a hybrid work arrangement (remote/on-site).

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering support for the design, assignment of materials, and construction of gas distribution mains and services
  • Support establishment of gas construction work packages for new and replacement projects including the specific design, permitting, material procurement, construction procedures, emergency action plans and forecasts for project costs
  • Serve as the engineering liaison for field operations
  • Travel to other work sites and be willing to be called in during off hours if a problem arises

This is a job family posting (Associate Engineer/Engineer/Sr Engineer), experience will be the determining factor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Most possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in construction and field practices as well as design, operation, maintenance and repair of natural gas distribution facilities
  • Experience and knowledge in project management, planning, financial budgeting and report writing
  • Knowledge of SCADA
  • Professional engineering license in the state of Minnesota

Some of our Benefits Include

  • Incentive Bonus
  • Medical Insurance
  • Wellness Incentive
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with a Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays


End Date: 12/29/2023 

We reserve the right to modify the application deadline or discontinue accepting applications for any position if deemed necessary.

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WEC Energy Group and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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Rosemount, MN, US, 55068

Company:  Minnesota Energy Resources (MER)
Req ID:  3273

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis