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Summer Intern - Energy Delivery (Elkhorn)

Omaha Public Power District Elkhorn, NE
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Job Description

Responsibilities

 

Department: Energy Delivery Engineering

Location: Elkhorn Service Center, Elkhorn, NE

Duration:  May 2020  August 2020

Work Schedule: 10hrs/day 4 days/week

Pay: $13.59

Assist electricians in the construction, maintenance and operation of substation facilities to ensure reliable electrical service to OPPD customers.

  • Assists in the construction of transmission and distribution substations by installing and commissioning equipment used for power delivery by OPPD.  Work includes foundation installation, structural steel assembly, and general electrical construction.
  • Assists in the maintenance of transmission and distribution substations by overhauling, troubleshooting, repairing and testing equipment of power equipment such as circuit breakers, transformers, voltage regulators, reclosers, and other equipment.
  • Assists in the safe operation of transmission and distribution equipment used for power delivery by OPPD.
  • Transports equipment and materials to and from worksites.

 

Perform complex maintenance, testing, troubleshooting, repair and installation of protective relaying, control and automation systems associated with the District's generating, transmission and distribution systems.

  • Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair protective relays, control equipment, RTU's, SCADA and associated devices under the direct supervision of a Senior or 1st Class Relay Specialist.
  • Assist with reviewing prints and records to prepare cutover procedures on new installation or revisions to existing protection and control schemes to ensure the integrity of the protection and supervisory control system.
  • Assist in preparing, conducting, and evaluating comprehensive cutover, functional and test procedures on the protection and supervisory control system and associated devices.  Interpret the results of test procedures.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze and determine the cause of anomalies within protection and supervisory control schemes.  Initiate corrective action as necessary.
  • Perform all assigned construction, operation, testing and maintenance tasks in accordance with the District's Safety Manual, the Hold Order System, and the Personal Protective Grounding Manual, standards and practices.

 

Qualifications

 

Specific degree required:  Working towards earning an Associates of Applied Science degree

 

2.5 GPA or higher is required

Current full-time student attending an accredited college/university

 

 

Specific fields of study required: Substation Technology, Electrical Technology, Automation, Relay Protection, Electromechanical Technology or Instrumentation and Control.

Closing Statement

 

OPPD:

Vision

Leading the way we power the future.

Mission

To provide affordable, reliable and environmentally sensitive energy services to our customers.

Values

We have a PASSION to serve We HONOR our community We CARE about each other.

 

Org Marketing Statement

 

EOE:  Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply

 

 


Apply online at www.oppd.com, on or before February 14, 2020


**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.

 

For additional information, please contact:

Darlene Brown, TA Recruiter

HC Talent Acquisition - Human Capital Division

Direct: 531-226-3068 

dhbrown@oppd.com

Job Details

Date Posted September 19, 2019
Date Closes November 18, 2019
Requisition 295882
Located In Elkhorn, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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