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Electrical Engineer - CNS

Job Title: Electrical Engineer (I-V)

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineer (I-V) located at Cooper Nuclear Station in Brownville, Nebraska. Position closes 05/31/2023 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. 
The most cited reason to put an engineering degree to use at Nebraska Public Power District is “innovation.” With solar fields, hydro plants, wind farms and a nuclear station – the state’s largest source of emission-free electricity –NPPD is on the cutting-edge of renewable energy technology and is already at 60% carbon-free, on its way to Net Zero by the 2050 target date.

Position Summary

Assignments are designed to develop general knowledge of professional engineering practice in the electric utility industry and introduce customer/supplier communication skills.
Intermediate level engineer responsible for independently trending equipment, evaluating, selecting, and applying standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria while recommending equipment maintenance, replacements and/or performing modifications. Typical assignments are in the areas of engineering, problem solving, and technical support for the optimum operation and maintenance of company assets. Participates on teams of field employees, technicians, engineers and other personnel.
This position may be assigned to a position within the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) that requires response to the station when an emergency is declared. Assignment to one of these positions and a condition of continued employment will be the ability to arrive at the station to perform ERO responsibilities within 45 minutes of notification of an emergency.
Note: Level I to Level V Engineer is considered a progression and is approved by the appropriate manager. Engineering positions are managed under the NPPD Nuclear Engineering Career Path document.

Education, Training and Experience

Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering (ABET Accredited) or Professional Engineering License.
Other Requirements:
Proficient communication and interpersonal skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, primarily Excel and Word Ability to perform cost estimating and scheduling
Technical math and writing skills
Entry into the Nuclear Engineering Support Program (ESP) once hired

Licenses and/or Certifications


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Review and initiate corrective action based upon information from internal investigations and industry sources.

Research new equipment technology; Utilize drawings; Utilize technical software: Review design codes & standards; Review regulatory requirements
May develop design requirements; Prepare design calculations; Develop drawings and material lists; Develop installation requirements; Develop acceptance testing criteria; Prepare Engineering Changes (EC) to modify the plant.
May trend equipment performance.

May develop and/or review Cyber Security digital evaluations and assessments of digital assets to maintain compliance to the Cyber Security Rule.

Should possess the ability to interface at all levels of management and co-workers, and strive to be a team player.

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. 
Engineer  I, Exempt Pay Grade 12: $6,257 to $7,409 monthly
Engineer II, Exempt Pay Grade 13: $7,017 to $8,310 monthly
Engineer III, Exempt Pay Grade 14: $7,980 to $9,589 monthly
Engineer IV, Exempt Pay Grade 15: $9,157 to $11,003 monthly
Engineer V, Exempt Pay Grade 16: $10,505 to $12,623 monthly
Telecommuting: Telecommuting arrangement available following initital training period and satisfactory performance levels
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