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Engineer (Energy Management System)

Omaha Public Power District Omaha, NE

Job Description



The Engineer is responsible for performing design duties, analysis, evaluation of data, technical assistance, and engineering applications necessary for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the OPPD Energy Management System (EMS). 

Position Specific Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Provide the engineering analysis, evaluation, and design for implementation, maintenance and operation of systems assigned to the District's Energy Management System (EMS) department.
    • Conduct studies, coordinate project activities, analyze bids, and test new projects/procedures to support the District.
    • Support District compliance with various regulatory agencies including the NRC, FERC, NERC, RC, etc.
    • Provide support to ensure safe, reliable, efficient, economic, and proper real-time operation and performance, on a 24x7 basis, of the EMS and related systems used to monitor and control District generation, transmission and distribution facilities.  
    • Formulates models and provides engineering direction and support in the development of new, and modifications to existing, subsystems, functions, applications, databases, processes, procedures and documentation in such a way that minimally impacts District operations. 
  • Maintains familiarity with new technologies and their potential EMS related applications  
  • Keep the department manager, supervisor, or lead engineer informed of significant developments, trends and problems.
  • Complete specific projects/assignments as required with minimal assistance. 
  • Ensures a safe working environment by observing and following all relevant safety related practices, including regulatory requirements, District policies and procedures.  




  • ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • Good oral/written communications and human relations skills and have
  • A valid drivers license. 
  • Programming skills in languages and applications such as C, C++, XML, Oracle, SQL, JAVA, HTML, Python, Microsoft Office, current Unix/Linux/Windows Operating Systems, computer machine language and/or scripting languages


  • Previous engineering experience related to District operations
  • Previous experience with above programming languages and/or applications
  • Power engineering emphasis

Closing Statement


S3 Foundation $69,245 Midpoint $86,556

Org Marketing Statement


EOE:  Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply


Apply online at on or before October 15, 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 Capital staff.

Job Details

Date Posted September 4, 2019
Date Closes November 3, 2019
Requisition 295866
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00