Department: Planning & Strategy Engineering
Location: Energy Control Center, Omaha, NE
Duration: May 2021 December 2021
Other: Additional terms beyond 2021 may be available
Work Schedule: 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, normal business hours
Assist full-time engineers in performing technical and economic analyses necessary to determine feasible, reliable, and economical expansion plans for the District's distribution system to adequately meet internal and external customers' forecasted requirements. Assists in creating and maintaining computer models of the distribution system. Performs switching studies to prepare the distribution system for the summer peak loading season. Performs other operational and customer related studies as assigned under the guidance of full-time engineers.
Specific fields of study required: Electrical Engineering, Power emphasis preferred
Qualifications: Full time undergraduate student, preferably in their sophomore or junior year
2.5 GPA or higher is required
Current full-time student attending an accredited college/university
Technical Ability (i.e. software): Prior Experience with power flow software (preferred but not mandatory), SQL and/or other programming experience (preferred but not mandatory)
Other: Must be able to pass additional background screening to receive NERC Authorization and work at the ECC
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: To provide power with a purpose. We have 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 arewherever 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.
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EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability
How To Apply
Apply online at www.oppd.com on or before, January 29, 2021
Darlene H. Brown, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP
Talent Acquisition Recruiter, Certified Strengths Coach and Executive Coach
HC Talent Acquisition - Human Capital Division
Direct: 531-226-3068 Cell: 402-880-3929
**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.***