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Co-Op Distribution Engineering (EP)

Omaha Public Power District Omaha, NE

Job Description



Department: Distribution Engineering

Location: Energy Plaza, Omaha, NE

Duration:  May 2020  December 2020

Work Schedule: 7:30am - 4:00pm, M-F

Pay: $21.69

As part of the Distribution Engineering Department, the co-op will have the opportunity to complete assignments that provide an in-depth understanding of distribution design practices, data analysis and equipment life-cycle management..

The co-op will be exposed to engineering design and analysis, work order development, material procurement, construction practices, maintenance, regulations, codes and other aspects of designing and maintaining utility distribution systems.  

Specific activities may include preparation of engineering drawings and documents, development of cost estimates, analysis of pole attachment requests, review and update of distribution design and construction standards, field data collection and other related duties as assigned by the manager or engineers.

Candidates must display the ability to think logically, communicate a clear understanding of the subject matter and offer informed suggestions to improve processes.



Specific fields of study required:  Electrical Engineering

2.5 GPA or higher required

Junior Status or Higher

Current full-time student attending an accredited college/university


Technical Ability (i.e. software):

  • Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and documents desired.



  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

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 March 13, 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


Job Details

Date Posted January 20, 2020
Date Closes March 20, 2020
Requisition 295881
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00