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Co-Op Transmission Engineering (EP)

Omaha Public Power District Omaha, NE

Job Description



Department: Transmission Engineering

Location: Energy Plaza, Omaha, NE

Duration:  May 2020  December 2020

Work Schedule: 8:00am 4:30pm, M-F

Pay: $21.69


As part of the Transmission Engineering Department, the co-op will have the opportunity to complete assignments with hands-on and in-depth experiences in the civil engineering aspects of electric utility transmission line design.

The co-op will be exposed to engineering design, 3-D modeling, finite element analysis, drafting, material procurement, contract preparation, construction, and other aspects of transmission line project execution and project close-out. The individual will gain understanding of line designs including both wood and steel poles, concrete pier and direct embedded foundations, and varying wire types for all District transmission voltages up to 345kV. Specific activities may include preparation of engineering drawings and documents, application of transmission line design software, review of clearance conflicts from survey data, review of land rights conflicts from easement data, preparing miscellaneous reports, witness construction activities 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:  Civil Engineering

2.5 GPA required; 3.0 GPA or higher preferred

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)
  • Familiarity with CAD tools
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and documents desired.

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

For additional information, please contact:

Darlene Brown, TA Recruiter

HC Talent Acquisition - Human Capital Division

Direct: 531-226-3068

**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 January 20, 2020
Date Closes March 20, 2020
Requisition 295877
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00