Department: Transmission Engineering
Location: Energy Plaza, Omaha, NE
Duration: May 2020 – December 2020
Work Schedule: 8:00am – 4:30pm, M-F
As part of the Transmission Engineering Department, the co-op will have the opportunity to complete assignments with hands-on and in-depth experiences in the civil engineering aspects of electric utility transmission line design.
The co-op will be exposed to engineering design, 3-D modeling, finite element analysis, drafting, material procurement, contract preparation, construction, and other aspects of transmission line project execution and project close-out. The individual will gain understanding of line designs including both wood and steel poles, concrete pier and direct embedded foundations, and varying wire types for all District transmission voltages up to 345kV. Specific activities may include preparation of engineering drawings and documents, application of transmission line design software, review of clearance conflicts from survey data, review of land rights conflicts from easement data, preparing miscellaneous reports, witness construction activities and other related duties as assigned by the manager or engineers.
Candidates must display the ability to think logically, communicate a clear understanding of the subject matter and offer informed suggestions to improve processes.
Specific fields of study required: Civil Engineering
2.5 GPA required; 3.0 GPA or higher preferred
Junior Status or Higher
Current full-time student attending an accredited college/university
Technical Ability (i.e. software):
Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Familiarity with CAD tools
Ability to read and understand technical drawings and documents desired.
Leading the way we power the future.
To provide affordable, reliable and environmentally sensitive energy services to our customers.
We have a PASSION to serve – We HONOR our community – We CARE about each other.
EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability
How To Apply
Apply online at www.oppd.com on or before, March 13, 2020
For additional information, please contact:
Darlene Brown, TA Recruiter
HC Talent Acquisition - Human Capital Division
**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.