Engineers Week at Basin Electric: Trenton Schwahn

In honor of Engineers Week, we asked a few questions to Trenton Schwahn, electrical engineer III at Basin Electric. Schwahn is part of the Bakken Generation Team.

Trenton Schwab - Engineers Week

  1. What’s a favorite project you’ve worked on? Laramie River Station and Antelope Valley Station Generator Circuit Breaker replacement projects.
  2. Why do you choose to be part of the Basin Electric team? Basin understands that a work-life balance is essential for their employees.
  3. What’s a misconception about engineers? That engineers sit behind computers all day.
  4. What’s the toughest part of your job? Keeping up with emails.
  5. How does your area of expertise benefit the others on your team? I have been fortunate enough to be involved in a variety of different projects at Basin’s facilities since being employed at Basin Electric. I think my working knowledge of our various facilitates has been a benefit to my team.


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