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Electrical or Mechanical Co-op Engineer

Location: 

Brownville, NE, US, 68321-0098

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Electrical or Mechanical Co-op Engineer located at Cooper Nuclear Station in Brownville, Nebraska.  Position closes October 5, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. 

 

Position Summary

Cooper Nuclear Station (CNS) located near Brownville, Nebraska, offers outstanding opportunities for electrical and mechanical engineers. CNS is looking for students who have an interest in working in the field of nuclear power generation. Co-op engineering students are hired for a semester with comprehensive benefits, additional pay for living expenses, and a competitive salary.  The Co-op Engineer will work the 2023 summer/fall session (mid-May to December 2023).

 

NOTE: Co-op position is available to undergraduate students only.

Education, Training and Experience

The student must be pursuing an electrical or a mechanical engineering degree from an accredited college/university. At a minimum, the student must be finishing their sophomore year of college. The Co-op Engineer will work the 2023 summer/fall session (mid-May through December 2023).

Licenses and/or Certifications

Not Applicable

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Electrical Engineering Co-op at CNS will perform the following duties:

Learn and apply alternating current/direct current (AC/DC) system modeling techniques with EDSA software.

Assist with electrical and/or instrument control logic modifications.

Calculate and track individual Motor Control Center (MCC) electrical loading.

Apply National Electrical Code to new and existing electrical installations.

Gain invaluable experience in a growing electrical utility industry.

Mechanical Engineering Co-op at CNS will perform the following duties:

Assist with preparing Modifications.

Assist with field support of Modifications.

Prepare Design Change Notices.

Assist with mechanical engineering evaluations.

Perform equipment/component walk downs.

Gain practical experience of working in a Nuclear Power Plant and gain invaluable experience in a growing electric utility.

Accountable for other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies

Customer Focus
Employees & Teamwork/Diversity & Inclusion
Integrity/Excellence
Public Service/Environmental Stewardship
Safety

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

Sophomore Status:  $17.00 per hour

Junior Status:   $19.00 per hour

Senior Status:  $21.00 per hour

 

Vacation (32 hours of vacation per work session)

Paid Holidays

Paid Medical Leave (32 hours)

Paid Living Stipend

 

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.

Hiring Philosophy
Federal EEO
E-Verify Participant
Right to Work
FMLA
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision