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Nebraska Public Power District Planner/Scheduler - Delivery in Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Planner/Scheduler - Delivery


Scottsbluff, NE, US, 69363-2068

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Planner/Scheduler - Delivery located at Scottsbluff Office in Scottsbluff , Nebraska. Position closes December 9, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.

This position will report to the O'Neill Work Planning and Scheduling Team Leader.

Position Summary

The work planning and scheduling planner/scheduler positions are primarily responsible for the planning and scheduling of all capital and maintenance work within the Operations business unit. The incumbent will be responsible for creating SAP orders/networks and Design Manager jobs (when available), creating and maintaining integrated schedules, creating detailed design packages, communicating with end use customers, and maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction while understanding and applying all NPPD policies and procedures. The incumbent provides resolution and guidance for planning and scheduling tasks to NPPD crews and contractors. The incumbent will support the Business Units responsibilities of maintaining excellent public relations and associated District operations.

Education, Training and Experience

Planner/Scheduler - Bachelor's degree in an applicable discipline and a minimum of four years experience as described below.


Associate's or Technical Degree in Electronics or Electrical/Mechanical discipline and a minimum of eight years experience as described below.


High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of 10 years experience as described below.

Experience in applicable business unit operations is required. Engineering, maintenance, customer service, planning, or scheduling is preferred.

Demonstrated proficiency with SAP, automated planning, scheduling, design, and project management tools is required.

Demonstrated broad based understanding of work management processes and overall integration of NPPD's key enabling processes is required.

Prior experience in Substations and/or Lines is preferred, but not required.

NOTE: Other work experience or demonstrated performance indicating that the applicant has the skills and ability to perform the required duties may be substituted for the specific years of experience.

Licenses and/or Certifications


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Detailed work packages utilizing SAP and Design Manager (when applicable). Work packages to include information for use by craft personnel to complete required maintenance and capital work during normal operations and planned or unplanned outages. This shall also include Preventive Maintenance Plans.

Communicate with customers and maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction by producing multiple, value added designs and estimates that meet the customers’ needs.

Serve as the liaison with other departments to ensure accuracy of the design, material, and labor resources. This shall include advising, directing, and coaching others in the skills of planning and or scheduling.

Understand accounting and budgeting process, technical reports, application of construction standards, design calculations (guying, pole strength, fusing, etc.), extension rules, and ROW issues.

Proficient with personal computers, capable of using standard NPPD software including SAP, PASTA, and Microsoft Office Products. The knowledge of GIS and Design Manager is also preferable.

Familiarity with applicable regulatory changes and ensure regulatory compliance.

Actively participate in group meetings, feedback sessions, etc., striving for continued personal and overall process improvement.

Complete field work (as necessary) which will include line staking, safety observations, and field review of existing facilities.

Accountable for other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies

Customer Focus

Employees & Teamwork/Diversity & Inclusion


Public Service/Environmental Stewardship


Salary Information - Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for growth.

Pay Grade - 13 Monthly

Typical Pay Grade Starting Salary Range: $6,392.00 - $7,990.00

Travel Required: Up to 25% (With no or minimal overnight stays, less than 3 per month, typically within state of Nebraska) Travel required may fluctuate by business need. This is an estimate and will be discussed further with candidates that receive an interview.

Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid medical, training opportunities and more.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District.

Nebraska Public Power District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the contributions of its diverse work force. We are only legally able to hire persons who are 1) a United States citizen or national, 2) a lawful permanent resident of the United States, or 3) an alien legally authorized to work in the United States.

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