Blain Nicholls

Blain Nicholls is the Project Manager for NorthWestern Energy’s Distribution System Infrastructure Project (DSIP) responsible for the management and oversight of a portfolio of Gas and Electric Distribution Upgrade Projects. DSIP is a seven year multimillion dollar initiative launched by NorthWestern Energy in 2011 to proactively address aging infrastructure. Blain is a Montana native with an Engineering degree from Montana State University and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has over twenty years professional experience including engineering and management on a variety of projects. Prior to working on DSIP he served as the NWE Distribution Operations Manager for Missoula Division and has worked as a supporting engineer for NWE in the Butte General Office. Outside of NWE he worked in both the aerospace and nuclear industry in a varieties of roles including Design Engineer, Engineer Manager and Project Manager

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