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Omaha Public Power District Utility Line Intern in Elkhorn, Nebraska


OPPD is looking for 5 Utility Line Interns to join our service centers!

The Utility Line Intern will work with line technicians and crew leaders to gain knowledge of the field work while fulfilling the internship requirement of a line degree program.

Business Unit: Energy Delivery

Service Center Locations: Elkhorn, Omaha, Papillion and Syracuse

Duration: Seasonal/Summer (May/June 2022 - Aug/September 2022)

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, Dayshift - 8 hours, start time and end time depends on location

Pay: $17.50/hour


Specific Field(s) of Study Required: Associates Utility Line Technician

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5

  • Must include Class A CDL and be recommended for an internship by their school

  • Must be able to climb poles. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and perform heavy construction work on a daily basis. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions

  • Must be part of an approved two-year line degree program and be qualified for an internship

    Other: This program supports the Utility Line program for both Metropolitan CC and Northeast CC

    Closing Statement

    Hourly Rate: $17.50/hr

    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 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

    How To Apply

    Apply online at on or before February 25, 2022.

    Recruiter: Darlene Brown, dhbrown@oppd.comPLEASE 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.