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Part-Time Craft Help (Transportation) Elkhorn Service Center

Omaha Public Power District Elkhorn, NE

Job Description



Summary: Perform routine preventative maintenance and provide fueling services to the District's fleet of transportation and construction equipment.


Assist in the Mechanic Area one position

[2nd Shift - Evening hours between 3:30 pm  - 12:00 midnight, with flexible start times and days. Can work up to 25 hours a week.]


  • Transport vehicles and equipment between various service centers and job-site locations.
  • Wash and clean pool cars, trucks and other equipment as directed.
  • Deliver and dispense fuel to the various remote job site crews.
  • Assists in daily activities such as picking up parts, cleaning the shop, and repairing tires.
  • Assist Parts Mechanic with invoicing, parts inventory, an processing parts orders.
  • Communicate ongoing conditions and status of vehicles and equipment



Work will also be performed inside generation plants with exposure to industrial building conditions and will be exposed to extreme temperatures, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation and exposure to sounds. Noise levels may require shouting in order to be heard.  Additional conditions include work being performed in high traffic environments.





  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Driver's license


  • Working towards or have obtained an Associate Degree in Mechanical/Automotive
  • Knowledge of hydraulic system operation and maintenance
  • Post-secondary technical (light/medium/heavy duty vehicle) education
  • Class A commercial driver's license
  • Welding and fabrication experience
  • Experience operating shop equipment such as vehicle hoists, tire repair, equipment and automatic lube dispensing equipment
  • Experience in the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of vehicles (passenger cars, light duty trucks and medium duty trucks) and construction equipment and/or fleet shop operations for an electric utility, independent shop, dealership or similar/related business

Physical Demands:

Must be capable of performing the following:  moderately strenuous work; driving a company vehicle in a safe respectful manner on a daily basis;  lifting 50 lbs. from the floor to waist; squatting; bending; reaching; handling objects with hands; overhead reaching; ability to see information in print and/or electronically and physically capable of climbing.  Must demonstrate physical fitness required to perform the essential functions of this job.


Closing Statement


Hourly Rate:  $14.64/hour

Org Marketing Statement


EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability


How To Apply


Apply online at www.oppd.com, on or before March 28, 2019.

**PLEASE NOTE** - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition.  If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in DRAFT form and will not be viewed by our Human Resources staff.

Job Details

Date Posted March 14, 2019
Date Closes May 13, 2019
Requisition 295613
Located In Elkhorn, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00