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Omaha Public Power District Power Generation Engineer II (Electrical Engineer) in Omaha, Nebraska

OPPD is seeking an electrical engineer to support the safe and reliable operation of the District¿s electrical generating stations. This position will be primarily responsible for supporting the Cass County Station and Turtle Creek Station, while providing backup support to other generating units.

  • Under technical direction, perform system health monitoring including identification of critical systems or components required for reliable plant operation, identify trends and issues adversely affecting reliability and performance, and develop corrective action plans for resolution as part of the reliability centered maintenance program.

  • Perform analysis or diagnostic evaluations and adapting and applying broad engineering principles and practices based on education and experience within own engineering discipline.

  • Accountable for detailed understanding of assigned systems including the principles of operations, typical operating configuration, historical issues, maintenance strategy applied, and modes of failure.

  • Apply basic project management principals to support the execution of large, complex, or time sensitive work.

  • Develop and lead complex troubleshooting of emergent plant problems whose resolution exceeds the skill of the Maintenance and Operations staff using broad techniques and engineering principals.

  • Accountable for cursory understanding of all applicable governmental, Code, Industry standards, and environmental regulations.

  • Accountable for the detailed understanding of internal procedures, policies, and reliability standards.

  • Accountable for safety, reliability, operability and economy of assigned tasks and projects.



  • Four (4) year Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree (ABET-accredited degree)

  • Two (2) years of equivalent engineering work experience. Special projects and committees including technical skills may be considered for experience durations. Master's degree may be considered for up to two years of experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the utility industry and power generation

  • Knowledgeable in the various regulations and codes, which apply to the specific engineering discipline.

  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills with the ability to adapt the communication for a varying audiences

  • A valid driver's license


  • Familiarity and experience with Ventyx (Asset Suite), Cognos, AutoDesk (CAD, Inventor, Vault), Bentley MicroStation, PeopleSoft

  • Engineer in Training (EIT/FE), PE License or other relevant industry-level education / certification

  • Degree in engineering discipline related to power generation

  • Master's degree in Engineering or Business.

  • Demonstrated capabilities of researching engineering and operational issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and presenting recommendations.

  • Advanced MS Office Professional Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

  • Electric utility power plant operation and maintenance exposure.

  • Understanding of codes and regulations applicable to power generation facilities

  • Thorough knowledge of OPPD's T&D, Substation and Generation system.

    Closing Statement

Salary Grade: S4

Minimum: $86,386

Midpoint: $107,982

Where the Light Starts

What does it mean to be the source of light? On a basic level, it means operating from a place of honesty and integrity. It's how we achieve things. How we provide affordable, reliable, environmentally sensitive energy. Because it matters. We've pledged to serve, honor, and care for this community. That means the 13 counties we service, and it means one another. It means the people right here at OPPD-proudly comprised and welcoming of every creed, race, age, orientation, and color. Being -where the light starts- means showing up for each other and the people we serve. Doing the right thing even when no one's watching. We're proud of our commitment. We reward creative problem solving. We recognize that consistency and reliability are tremendous resources. That providing these things to the community and each other is a privilege. Because we are leading the way the future is powered. We are the source of light. Out there. In here. Everywhere

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EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply

Apply online at on or before June 17, 2024.

Recruiter: Laura Fritson - #LI-LF