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Laborer Transportation (Elkhorn Service Center)

Omaha Public Power District Elkhorn, NE




OPPD is seeking a laborer to support Transportation fleet and shop operations by performing routine preventive maintenance, fueling, and other fleet and shop services.



1.     Perform routine & preventative maintenance to OPPDs fleet of transportation & construction equipment.

·         Communicate with mechanics and crew leaders regarding ongoing condition/status of vehicles and equipment, shop/tools.

·         Participate in maintaining an environment focused on safety, good communication, collaboration, teamwork, problem-solving, and opportunities for continuous improvements and efficiencies.

·         Wash/clean cars, trucks and other equipment utilizing pressure washers in shop wash bay as well as utilizing mobile wash unit.

·         Perform mobile fueling services to the various remote job sites as directed.

·         Transport vehicles and equipment between various service centers and job-site locations.

·         Assist crewmembers in daily shop activities; pick-up parts, maintain, organize, and clean shop, perform tire services/replacements, and other duties as assigned by crew leader.

·         Become familiar with and abide by all applicable safety requirements as related but not limited to shop operations, vehicle and equipment repair and operation, hazardous materials and personal protective equipment.




-     High School diploma or equivalent is required.

-     Must have a valid drivers license.

-    Experience in the diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of vehicles (passenger cars, light duty trucks and medium duty trucks) and construction equipment


-     Post-secondary technical (light/medium/heavy duty vehicle) education

-     Knowledge of hydraulic system operations and maintenance

-     Class A Commercial Drivers License

-     Welding and fabrication experience

-    Experience operating shop equipment such as vehicle hoists, tire repair equipment and automatic lube dispensing equipment

-    Fleet shop operations for an electric utility, independent shop, dealership or similar/related business is preferred. 

Closing Statement


At Omaha Public Power District, were 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.

WERE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. Were 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 peoples lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. Were 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.

Org Marketing Statement


EOE:  Protected Veterans/Disability

Local 763

Salary: $26.92

How To Apply


Apply online at on or before September 29,2023. 

Recruiter: Andrew Ray - #LI-RA

**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.

Date Posted September 16, 2023
Date Closes November 15, 2023
Requisition 297125
Located In Elkhorn, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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