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Temporary Journey Substation Technician

Nebraska Public Power District locationKearney, NE
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Hourly Wage, $36.12 - $45.15
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Kearney, NE, United States


Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Temporary Journey Substation Technician located at Kearney Operations Center in Kearney. Position closes July 31, 2021, at 11:59 Central Time.

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This temporary position will not have benefits associated with it's role, and is anticipated to end no later than March 31, 2022.

This position will report to the Kearney Substation Supervisor.

Position Summary

Directly responsible and accountable for performing effective substation maintenance/testing and operation activities required for "Safely keeping the lights on" for the assigned area. Responsibilities include: installation, checkout, calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and operation of electrical equipment, frequent travel, overnight stays, respond to after-hours trouble calls, and responding to emergencies.

Assignment to one of these positions and a condition of continued employment will be the ability to arrive from your residence to the NPPD office that you report to within 30 minutes of notification of a call out.

Due to NERC regulatory requirements regarding medium substations, all Substation Technicians must obtain and maintain a satisfactory NERC background check.

Education, Training and Experience

Associate's degree in Electro-Mechanical, Electronics, Electrical Technology, OR an associate degree or certificate of completion from an approved community college or correspondence school in a related field OR have substation technician experience within NPPD or with another utility or electrical contractor that is considered an acceptable equivalent to the formal education options listed.

Journey Substation Technician - Requires specialized competencies - responsibilities based on business need. Completes requirements for specialized Journey level as outlined in the training progression program and is responsible for making decisions as defined in Decision-Making authority. Leads other levels of technicians in the absence of the supervisor. Provides training for other technicians. Provides oversight of projects. Ensures all technicians perform safely and utilize all available human performance tools.

Prior Related Experience:

Must have previously reached Journey Substation Technician status with Nebraska Public Power District.

Licenses and/or Certifications

Maintain CDL operator's license, switchman certification, and other certifications as required. Must obtain and maintain CPR & first aid certifications.

Salary Information - Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for growth.

Typical Pay Grade Starting Salary Range: $ 36.12 - $ 45.15

Travel Required: 25% to 50% (With no or minimal overnight stays, less than 3 per month, typically within state of Nebraska) Travel required may fluctuate by business need. This is an estimate and will be discussed further with candidates that receive an interview.

Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid medical, training opportunities and more.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District.

Nebraska Public Power District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the contributions of its diverse work force. We are only legally able to hire persons who are 1) a United States citizen or national, 2) a lawful permanent resident of the United States, or 3) an alien legally authorized to work in the United States.

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