About Us

Who We Are

Since 1944, Ulteig has been a leader in the engineering industry, working as a partner to the organizations entrusted with the task of building, maintaining and revitalizing our nation’s infrastructure. We work in the Lifeline Sectors of Power, Renewables, Transportation and Water to deliver innovative solutions that are fully custom, integrated, site-specific, proven and dependable. To every job we bring nearly eight decades of coast-to-coast experience, and engineer that expertise to every project we undertake. This is why we are more than a consulting firm. We are your trusted partner in engineering North America’s essential infrastructure.

Learn more about how Ulteig helps solve the most complex challenges for our clients.


Our Wide Range of Satisfied Clients Include:

  • Municipalities
  • Local, City, State and Federal Government (Government Agencies)
  • Public Utilities
  • Cooperatives
  • Investor-Owned Utilities (IOUs)
  • Contractors and Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC’s)
  • Developers
  • Independent Power Producers (IPPs)
  • Commercial & Industrial Entities
  • Private Equity / Venture Capital Investors
  • Equipment suppliers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s)

Our Purpose

Creating and solving for a sustainable future

Our Vision

To be the most trusted partners transforming our world’s critical infrastructure

Our Values


Client Success: We create exceptional value through our expertise and collaborative approach


Integrity: We are authentic and always do what’s right


Enthusiasm: We are passionate about the work we do and have fun doing it


Inclusion: We seek diverse backgrounds, empower all voices, and value all perspectives


Agility: We act with speed, flexibility and balance


Innovation: We leverage ingenuity and foster creative outcomes

A Workplace to Achieve, Grow, and Collaborate

Our History

In 1944, our founder Melvin Ulteig started lighting things up through his vision to bring electricity to the Upper Midwest. Today, over 80 years later, Ulteig continues to expand our vision, serving clients in North America, offering solutions across four Lifeline Sectors and through the dedicated work of our 1,300+ employee-owners. Whether 1944 or today, we have never lost sight of the deep commitment Mel had to clients, to collaboration and to solutions that make a difference.

Ulteig tagline we listen we solve

Workplace Safety & Protecting Employee Lives

Ulteig is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace throughout its offices and worksites and to making every effort to eliminate adverse environmental conditions within its operations. As part of Ulteig’s ongoing commitment to meet or exceed client safety standards and practices, all employees undergo yearly safety training field training prior to working in the field. In 2020, the National Safety Council awarded Ulteig the “Million Work Hours Award” which recognizes companies that have zero injuries or illnesses involving time away from work for at least one million consecutive work hours. In May 2022, we reached 3 Million+ hours.

Fast Facts & Stats

Top 15 of Zweig Group’s Hot Firm List


Employee-Owned By Over 1,300 Ulteig Professionals


Over 2,500 Projects a Year


Named Top Workplace 2024 by USA TODAY


16 Locations Across United States and Canada


300+ Licensed Professional Engineers


Start a Career at Ulteig

From global energy producers to locally funded cities and private developers to government agencies, the clients we serve encompass a broad range of relationships and projects. Find out why Ulteig is a leader in the engineering industry.

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