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Omaha Public Power District Fire Protection & Access Control Coordinator in Omaha, Nebraska


The Fire Protection & Access Control Coordinator position is accountable for the Fire Alarm System responsibilities and Access Control responsibilities throughout the District.

  • Supports the day-to-day work on a daily basis scheduling fire system inspections, additional fire alarm responsibilities,

  • Coordinate with the inspection company and prepare, schedule and document required fire system inspections.

  • Acts as liaison to the inspection company.

  • Communicate and coordinate with Central Station prior to/after testing regarding testing status.

  • Communicate with building occupants and facilities prior to/during the inspection.

  • Record inspection paperwork for reference.

  • Maintain the fire alarm dialer and the Bosch receiver station location in Central Station locations.

  • Conduct or coordinate with Business Technology on panel maintenance firmware upgrades PC Board replacement/upgrades.

  • Assist OPPD’s IT units with new panel installations and firewall requirements.

  • Work with OPPD IT units to schedule server patching and upgrades.

  • Conduct installation, maintenance and replacement of access control hardware:

  • Maintaining Access Control doors, Gates, Duress Alarms, and Monetary Unlock Buttons.

  • Programming and installing new access control doors, working with the PM on numbering, etc.

  • Programming associated alarm functions and clearances to new access control doors.

  • Upgrading existing access control door hardware, removing old access control hardware.

  • Conduct or coordinate emergency repairs – replacing panel parts and existing door hardware replacements.

  • Conduct general maintenance required to sustain life safety systems.

  • Conduct or coordinate battery replacements in hardware as appropriate

  • Conduct or coordinate dirty detector cleaning and maintenance

  • Coordinate and liaison for Facilities Management Global annual visits and site reviews

  • Assist in providing input of recommendations and requirements to building remodels/new construction

  • Work with project teams on additions related to life safety and building management systems.

  • Complete quarterly NERC door inspections throughout the District

  • Training of facilities staff on the workings of the access control system and how to make repairs

  • Provide necessary requests and documentation needed for processing requests and satisfying work requests.



  • Requires knowledge of mechanical and electrical operation of varied building management equipment, associated components and computerized utility control systems.

  • Working knowledge of access control systems and fire systems.

  • Must be able to maintain, troubleshoot, repair and/or replace equipment associated with fire systems and access control systems.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Ability to obtain NERC access

  • Ability to use required electronic access systems to request, fulfill and document work requests


  • Technical training and/or experience in the areas of refrigeration and heat pump systems.

  • City of Omaha Third Grade engineer’s license

    Closing Statement

    Salary Grade: S2

    Minimum: $64,254

    Midpoint: $80,317

    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 12 th -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 May 17, 2021.

    Recruiter: Laura Fritson - lmfritson@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.