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Co-Op Design Engineering (Energy Plaza)

Omaha Public Power District Omaha, NE

Job Description



Department: Design Engineering

Location: Energy Plaza Corporate Office, Omaha, NE

Duration:  January 2020  August 2020

Work Schedule: 8 hrs/day, 5 days/week

Pay: $21.06

Assist full time engineers with the evaluation, design and implementation of modifications at OPPD generation facilities.  This includes, but is not limited to, researching drawings, inspecting field conditions, creating sketches, attending meetings, extracting data from plant data systems, creating spreadsheets, analyzing problems, checking and performing calculations, performing economic evaluations, marking/updating drawings, inspecting equipment and overseeing construction activities.



Specific fields of study required:  Mechanical Engineering

2.5 GPA or higher is required

Sophomore or higher college level

Current full-time student attending an accredited college/university


Technical Ability (i.e. software): Microsoft Word & Excel - Beginning CAD skills a plus



Must have valid drivers license

Must handle objects with hands and see information in print & electronically.  Frequently required to stand, walk, speak, hear and keyboard.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs. from floor to waist.  Occasionally required to climb up/down stairs or ladders, work at heights or work in confined spaces.  Prefer individuals willing to return and work Spring/ Summer of 2021 but not required

Closing Statement




Leading the way we power the future.


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


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, on or before November 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.

For additional information, please contact:

Darlene Brown, TA Recruiter

HC Talent Acquisition - Human Capital Division

Direct: 531-226-3068



Job Details

Date Posted September 19, 2019
Date Closes November 18, 2019
Requisition 295886
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00