Join our Team

The real power behind our company comes from our people.


We are committed to providing a great work experience.

  • Great Place to Work Certified
  • Attractive salaries based on qualifications
  • A performance-based incentive program
  • Competitive benefits

NorthWestern Energy is a regional energy company serving electric and natural gas across western and central Montana, eastern South Dakota and several communities in Nebraska. We also proudly serve Yellowstone National Park.

Our company is an employer of choice, encouraging employees to creatively address the energy evolution with innovation and integrity. We offer a wide array of careers, from the traditional utility craft professionals to accountants, environmental professionals, biologists, community relations professionals, computer technologists and engineers. 


Here's what our employees are saying:

  • When we joined the company we felt welcome.
  • NorthWestern is a physically safe place to work.
  • We are treated fairly regardless of our race, gender or sexual orientation.
  • We can take time off work when needed.
  • We feel good about our company's commitment to environmental responsibility.

Excellence in Diversity: America's Greatest Workplaces 2024

NorthWestern Energy's award for 2024 America's Greatest Workplace

Excellence in Diversity: America's Greatest Workplaces 2024

At NorthWestern Energy, we are proud to be named one of America's Greatest Workplaces 2024 for diversity by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group. With a full five-star score, this prestigious recognition is a testament to our commitment to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. Join us and be a part of our award-winning team.


We offer excellent benefits. Taking care of your needs, and those closest to you, is a critical part of the NorthWestern Energy culture.

Career Paths

The energy industry offers rewarding, well-paying careers that benefits millions of people every day.


NorthWestern Energy is thrilled to offer a variety of internship opportunities across all three states in our service territory.

America's Greatest Workplaces 2023

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America's Greatest Workplaces 2023

NorthWestern Energy is proud to be named one of America's Greatest Workplaces 2023 by Newsweek. This esteemed recognition showcases our commitment to providing a positive work environment for our employees. We are honored to be among the select 11 energy companies on the list, and the smallest one at that. This accolade is a testament to our dedication to our employees and customers as we continue to deliver reliable energy service every day.

A Great Place to Work!


A Great Place to Work!

“We are excited that NorthWestern has scored high enough to achieve this great honor,” said Bobbi Schroeppel, vice president of Customer Care, Communications and HR. 

Our People Are Our Most Valuable Asset

Andy W.

Hydro License Compliance Manager “We get to work on an incredible resource. The places we work are pretty amazing.”

Pamela H.

Demand Side Management Specialist "I like being able to interact with customers face-to-face."

Kevin D.

Vegetation Management Coordinator “It’s like a football team mentality. You’re the coach and you’re getting everyone pepped up to work safely and productively.”

Our Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Our company is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resource. Learn more by downloading our Reaffirmation Letter.

Learn more about our people

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Learn more about our people

Our ability to fulfill our mission and serve our customers depends on employing the best workers. Behind every one of our employees and retirees is a story.

Read more about the people who are the real power behind our company.

Safety is our top priority

The best company anyone can work for is the company that gets its employees home each night the way they arrived. NorthWestern’s number one goal is employee health and safety. NorthWestern has a strong safety culture. We watch out for each other and we keep each other safe.