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Network Engineer I, II, III or Network Engineering Analyst III, IV, V

Nebraska Public Power District Columbus, NE Salary, $68,388 - $110,640
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Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Network Engineer I, II, III or Network Engineering Analyst III, IV, V to fill the position of Telecommuncations Engineer or Telecommunications Engineering Analyst.  The position is located in ColumbusYorkKearney, or LincolnNebraska.  Position closes February 9, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. 

Position Summary

 

Incumbent coordinates and performs Telecommunications engineering evaluations, functional analysis, compatibility analysis, design, security, testing, deployment, planning, and project coordination for existing and new Telecommunications and IT products. The position provides engineering technical support, project engineering and development, strategic planning, engineering analysis, maintenance and operational support, and engineering design. Areas of engineering focus are:

  • Design, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot network routers/switches and other network components to support day-to-day operations (Cisco preferred)
  • Enterprise-level Cisco ISE configuration and troubleshooting is preferred
  • Familiarity with 802.1X, RADIUS, TACACS+, MAB are preferred
  • Experience with routing/switching, wireless LAN controllers, firewall, and VPN systems
  • Coordinate with business units and stakeholders to install/configure equipment on site
  • Adhere to business and industry standards (NERC CIP / FERC / NIST)
  • Assist in developing business unit strategy and future planning
  • Create and develop project scopes and project estimates
  • Create and maintain system documentation (Topology Diagrams, Design Docs, Technical Procedures)

Education, Training and Experience

 

Telecom Engineer I, II, III: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Electronics, or Computer Engineering from an ABET accredited college/university is required OR Professional Engineering License and a bachelor’s degree from a Non-ABET accredited school is required.

 

Note: Level I through Level III Telecommunications Engineer is considered a progression and is approved by the appropriate manager. NPPD engineering positions are managed under the NPPD Engineering Career Path document.

 

Telecom Engineering Analyst III, IV, V:  Placement in this position is determined by prior education and experience.  Minimum requirement for entry into this position is an associates degree in electronics or a related engineering/technical field or equivalent military education/experience plus 6 years' experience in the Telecommunications field.

 

Note: Level III through Level V Telecommunications Engineering Analyst is considered a progression and is approved by the appropriate manager. NPPD telecom engineering analyst positions are managed under the NPPD Engineering Technician Career Path document.

Licenses and/or Certifications

None

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

Level I Engineer/Level III Analyst:  Engineering Studies, Modification or New Design Projects, Operations and Maintenance Support - Performance of a variety of specific tasks within each of the primary responsibility areas to gain and demonstrate a general understanding of the process involved, a general understanding of the electric utility industry, the ability to manage personal performance, a general understanding of economic/accounting principles, and an ability to complete single task assignments with supervision, prepare design calculations, obtain field data, utilize drawings, develop design requirements, prepare design calculations, and develop drawings and material lists.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

Level II Engineer/Level IV Analyst:  Engineering Studies, Modification or New Design/Construction Projects, Operations Maintenance and Support, and Customer Relations - In addition to mastering all duties of a Level I, perform activities and associated skills which are required to analyze the technical and economic feasibility of new construction projects, modifications to existing systems or equipment, or changes in operation or maintenance of existing systems or equipment. Typical tasks will be centered around having a detailed and specific understanding of the electric utility industry as well as economic and accounting principles, investigating new technology, reviewing regulatory requirements, reviewing design standards and codes, developing conceptual designs, determining economic and technical feasibility, developing detailed schedules, and generating and presenting specific/detailed technical reports, independent design/analysis of small to mid-level engineering projects, utilization of technical software, researching new equipment, technology, managing construction or craft crews in the field, coordinate and supervise work between departments, prepare technical specifications, evaluate proposals, prepare purchase documents, expedite delivery, inspect project materials, administer contracts, prepare installations procedures, develop acceptance criteria, inspect construction, support equipment/system start-up, update drawings and lists, provide training on O&M, analyze problems by conducting root cause analysis, serve as a subject matter expert, perform equipment condition assessments, provide outage support, develop operating procedures, conduct performance testing, interpret and analyze test results, interface with the customer to understand their needs, provide project status updates, and maintain open lines of communication.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

Level III Engineer/Level V Analyst:  Engineering Studies, Modification or New Design/Construction Projects, Operations Maintenance and Support, Customer Relations, and Leadership - In addition to mastering all duties of a Level I and Level II, perform activities and associated skills which are required to analyze, design, implement complex projects and provide both technical and customer support, as well as technical direction to others.  Implement regulatory requirements, develop drawing and material lists, develop and administer contracts, develop cost estimates, develop project schedules, control project budget, establish test requirements, develop new test procedures, develop proposals for service, provide direction and technical leadership within areas of expertise, develop and/or review technical feasibility of proposed solutions.

Accountable for other duties as assigned.

 

Core Competencies

Customer Focus
Employees & Teamwork/Diversity & Inclusion
Integrity/Excellence
Public Service/Environmental Stewardship
Safety

 

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

 

 

Telecommunications Engineer I - Exempt Pay Grade - 12 Monthly - $5,699.00  - $7,124.00

 

Telecommunications Engineer II - Exempt Pay Grade - 13 Monthly - $6,392.00  - $7,990.00

 

Telecommunications Engineer III - Exempt Pay Grade - 14 Monthly - $7,231.00  - $9,220.00

 

Telecommunications Engineering Analyst III - Non-Exempt Pay Grade - 12 Monthly - $5,699.00  - $7,124.00
 

Telecommunications Engineering Analyst IV - Exempt Pay Grade - 13 Monthly - $6,392.00  - $7,990.00

 

Telecommunications Engineering Analyst V - Exempt Pay Grade - 14 Monthly - $7,231.00  - $9,220.00

 

Travel Required: Up to 25% (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.

 

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted January 26, 2023
Date Closes February 9, 2023
Located In Columbus, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $68,388 - $110,640
Shift Custom
SOC Category 17-2199.00 Engineers, All Other
Zipcode 68601

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