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Engineer I, II or III

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Nebraska Public Power District
Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for an Engineer in our System Protection Department at the Columbus General Office. Summary of Job duties : The System Protection Department at the Columbus General Office has responsibilities including specifying appropriate protection schemes, making relay recommendations, performing calculations to support relay settings, developing trip-checking procedures, calculating ground potential rise, calculating available fault current, locating faults, analyzing system disturbances, operational support and project management. Engineer (Level I) Entry level position with assignments designed to develop general knowledge of professional engineering practice in the electric utility industry and introduce customer/supplier communication skills. Engineer (Level II) Second level position with assignments designed to develop competent technical knowledge within an engineering discipline, develop customer relations skills, and introduce project management skills. Engineer (Level III) A fully competent engineer in conventional aspects within the specific discipline with expertise in specific areas of past assignments. Assignments designed to expand the areas of expertise within the discipline, develop project management skills, and develop a general knowledge of other disciplines. Level I to Level III Engineer is considered a progression and is approved by the appropriate manager. NOTE: The level assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by the candidate''s skills and ability. Essential Functions of Position: Performs tasks of limited and specific scope under the direction of experienced personnel. Applies standard engineering practices and techniques, utilizing prescribed methods in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks. Judgment is required on details of work such as correlating data and recognizing discrepancies in results. Communicates with customers and suppliers as directed by supervision. Performance of a variety of specific tasks within each of the primary responsibility areas to gain and demonstrate: A general understanding of the process involved A general understanding of the electric utility industry The ability to manage personal performance General understanding of economic/accounting principles Single task assignments with supervision Prepare design calculations Obtain field data Utilize drawings Develop design requirements Prepare design calculations Develop drawings and material lists Develop request for quotation: Coordinate with procurement departments Develop cost estimates Prepare design calculations Obtain field data Utilize drawings Develop design requirements Develop drawings and material lists Qualifications: Education and Training: B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university or college OR P.E. and B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from a Non-ABET accredited school. Licenses and/or Certifications Required: (Level III) - PE License preferred . Competencies that should be demonstrated: 1. Safety - Focus on the engineering tasks to protect the public, the environment and Customer Services & Delivery''s assets. 2. Engineering Excellence - Strive to provide the best engineering design and the most cost efficient plan for NPPD''s assets. 3. Technical Knowledge - Technical knowledge of engineering activities/tasks. 4. Customer Focus - Makes decisions with a focus on customer service and the rates they pay for that service. 5. Interpersonal/Communications - Exhibits good interpersonal communications skills, both written and verbal. 6. Leadership - Acts in a manner that demonstrates NPPD corporate values. Practice and promotes continuous development. Demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to assist when needed. 7. Honesty & Integrity - Demonstrates trust, honesty and integrity in all that is done with colleagues, customers and stakeholders. 8. Teamwork - Provides motivational support and is effective at mentoring to help others reach their full potential. Salary Information: Engineer I - Pay Grade 12: $5,085 - $6,423/month Engineer II - Pay Grade 13: $5,703 - $7,204/month Engineer III - Pay Grade 14: $6,486 - $8,353/month Resumes will be accepted through April 15, 2014 . 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, training opportunities and more. If you have any special needs requests, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District. EOE: Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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