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Omaha Public Power District locationOmaha, NE
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Responsibilities

 

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

OPPDs Distribution Engineering Customer department is looking for an Engineer to provide design, analysis, cost estimates, engineering and permitting form the Districts customer driven Distribution projects. The performance is measured by safety, reliability, operability and economy of assigned projects, as well as customer service contributions.

Specific responsibilities of this role include:

  • Under technical direction, position provides the requisite engineering, design, analysis, cost estimates, and permitting for the construction of additions and modifications to the District's distribution facilities to ensure the safe, reliable and economic delivery of electric power to meet customer and system load requirements.
  • Maintains a cursory understanding of all applicable governmental requirements, codes, industry standards, internal procedures, reliability standards and internal policies.
  • Accountable for safety, reliability, operability and economy of assigned projects.
  • Strong customer-service focus with the ability to balance prudent design practices and customer expectations.
  • Focuses on continuous improvement and development of job related engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance including progression towards professional engineering licensure.

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Four (4) year Bachelor of Science degree in (Structural / Civil / Electrical) Engineering from an ABET-accredited program.
  • Basic oral and written communications skills with a focus on customer service.
  • Solid quantitative skills with the ability to analyze data and report results.
  • Basic understanding of the utility industry. 
  • Demonstrated capability to work in a team environment while completing independent tasks and assignments.
  • A valid driver's license.

Desired:

  • Engineering Internship / Coop experience.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT/FE) certificate.
  • Familiarity and experience with AutoDesk (CAD, Inventor, Vault), Bentley MicroStation.  
  • Demonstrated capabilities of researching, decision making, and presenting to diverse audiences.
  • Advanced MS Office Professional Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint).
  • Awareness of NESC, OSHA, ASCE, IEEE, etc.

Closing Statement

 

Position will be filled commensurate on experience.

At Omaha Public Power District, we're passionate about three things: power, the people who make it, and the people who rely on it.

WE ARE: Where the Light Starts. OPPD is the 12th-largest public power utility in the U.S., serving over 850,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties.

WE'RE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. We're dedicated to providing our communities with affordable, reliable, and environmentally sensitive energy services today, tomorrow, and well into the future.

OUR JOB: Has real impact - on people's lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. We're always looking for bright, capable people who want an opportunity to lead from where you are”wherever you are” and know that your ideas will be heard. If you want to be a source of real, positive change for the community and the people who live in this region, then working for a company acknowledged for caring about these same things is likely a priority for you as well. Please read on to learn more about how we provide power with a purpose.

 

Org Marketing Statement

 

EOE:  Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply

 

Apply online at www.oppd.com on or before December 1, 2020.

Recruiter: Athena Roberson, asroberson@oppd.com

**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.

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


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