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Omaha Public Power District Co-Op Mechanical or Electrical Engineer - System Engineering - North Omaha Station in Omaha, Nebraska


Department: System Engineering

Location: North Omaha Station, Omaha, NE

Duration: January 2021 – August 2021

Work Schedule: 7 AM – 3:30 PM / Mon-Fri with flexibility. 40 hrs per week.

Pay: $21.69

Support the System Engineering group with design development, investigating and resolving equipment problems, coordinating the work activities of outside consulting engineers to resolve equipment problems, preparing plant performance trends, field verify and update drawings, supporting testing of equipment, assisting in system health monitoring, and performing component criticality classifications.


Specific fields of study required: Mechanical or Electrical Engineering


2.5 GPA or higher is required

Current full-time college mechanical or electrical engineering student attending an accredited college/university

Sophomore year completed by start of work term

Desire to return for second term preferred

Technical Ability (i.e. software): Microsoft Office applications, i.e. Excel and Word, AutoCAD (or similar) knowledge desired, but not required

Other: Sophomore year completed by start of work term

Desire to return for second term preferred

Closing Statement

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.

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EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply

Apply online at on or before November 20, 2020


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.