ABOUT US

who we are

Since 1944, Ulteig has been a tireless partner to the organizations that have undertaken the enormous task of building, maintaining and revitalizing our nation’s infrastructure – a responsibility we do not take lightly. 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 into 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.

As a leader in the engineering industry, our clients choose Ulteig to improve the design and reliability of critical infrastructure and deliver vital engineering, program and technical solutions. Check out our Capabilities Brochure for more details on the many specific ways Ulteig helps to 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
  • Co-ops
  • IOUs (Investor Owned Utilities)
  • Construction Companies
  • Developers
On average, Ulteig manages over 1,800 projects a year. Nearly 80% of clients call Ulteig a “strategic partner/trusted advisor.” They spoke to the exceptional partnership, relationship and results.

 

OUR VALUES

  • We dedicate ourselves to our clients’ success.
  • We pursue excellence in our work.
  • We act with integrity.

Ulteig Top Place to Work

  • Named to Zweig Group’s 2021 Hot Firm List at #10
  • Named Top 25 Engineering Firm in 2021 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
  • For the seventh year in a row, recognized as a Top Workplace by the Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • In 2021, Prairie Business Magazine recognized Ulteig as one of its 50 Best Places to Work for the third consecutive year
  • We are employee owned by over 700 Ulteig professionals
  • Recognized as one of the 2021 Top Workplaces by the Denver Post
  • Moved up 48 spots to #163 on the 2020 ENR Top 500 Design Firms list

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Our Vision and Value Proposition

Ulteig is among the most highly regarded engineering and technical services firms in North America.
Clients depend on us to deliver comprehensive engineering and technical services that strengthen infrastructure vital to everyday life.

Our History

In 1944 our founder Melvin Ulteig started lighting things up through his vision to bring electricity to the Upper Midwest. Today, 75 years later, Ulteig continues to expand our vision, serving clients in over 40 states, offering solutions across four Lifeline Sectors® – Power, Renewables, Transportation and Water – and through the dedicated work of over 700 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.

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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. Our General Safety Committee provides a dynamic internal website, an informative monthly blog, and employee discussions to keep health and safety at the forefront of everything we do.

In 2020, we received the “Million Work Hours Award,” presented by the National Safety Council to companies having zero injuries or illnesses involving time away from work for at least one million consecutive work hours.

Let’s work together

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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Let’s work together

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.

Contact Us