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Omaha Public Power District Laborer Transportation (Elkhorn Service Center) in Elkhorn, Nebraska


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 OPPD's 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.



  2. High School diploma or equivalent is required.

  3. Must have a valid driver's license.

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


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

  6. Knowledge of hydraulic system operations and maintenance

  7. Class A Commercial Driver's License

  8. Welding and fabrication experience

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

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

    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.