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Apprentice Line Technician

Omaha Public Power District Elkhorn, NE

Job Description



***OPPD is very aware of the potential risks of COVID-19 and are evaluating all necessary precautions. With that, we are limiting travel, face to face interviews, so please expect some delays in processing of your application of interest***

OPPDs T&D Construction is looking for 10 Apprentice Line Technicians to join their team!

This position will be responsible in assisting the construction, maintenance and operation of the District transmission and distribution system equipment and facilities in manner that ensures a high level of customer service, system reliability, and employee safety.

 Specifically, the Apprentice Line Techician will be responsible for the following:

  • Required to assist in constructing, maintaining, and operating all manner of overhead and underground transmission and distribution system equipment and facilities.
  • Assist in performing installation and connection of poles, lines, transformers, switches, streetlights, cable, fuses, and etc. for overhead and]or underground service.
  • Operate heavy construction equipment including digger derrick trucks, reach trucks, and other equipment.  Will also operate hydraulic and pneumatic tools and various hand tools.
  • Complete all requirements of the four-year Line Technician Apprenticeship, including all home-study and on-the-job training requirements.


  • Requires an Associates Degree from an accredited utility line program or must have completed an accredited line apprenticeship program.
  • Must possess the mental and physical potential to complete the four-year Apprenticeship Program in order to eventually progress to Line Technician.
  • Must have a Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Required to pass a pre-­employment physical capability test.
  • Must be available for overtime as required.
  • Must have good communications and customer service skills.
  • Must live within a 35 mile radius of Center/Area Office

Closing Statement


Hourly Pay: Step 1 $34.92

Org Marketing Statement


EOE:  Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply


Apply online at on or before on or before August 18, 2020.

Recruiter: Athena Roberson,

**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 July 31, 2020
Date Closes September 29, 2020
Requisition 296093
Located In Elkhorn, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00