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Electrician Level III


Brownville, NE, US, 68321-0098

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Electrician III located at Cooper Nuclear Station in Brownville, Nebraska.  Position closes August 09, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. 

This position will report to the Electrical Maintenance Supervisor.

Position Summary

Perform electrical maintenance activities related to a nuclear power plant to support efficient operation while minimizing down time and operation in a Limiting Condition Operation (LCO). Be available when required to ensure an adequate pool of manpower to correct plant problems.

Education, Training and Experience

Requirement: Incumbent must be recommended based on the Power Plant Maintenance Positions Selection System (MASS) results.

Two-year associate's degree in electrical/electronics or equivalent military training.


High school diploma/GED and successful completion of an Electrical Apprentice Program and four years of experience as an Electrician in an industrial setting.

Required to meet requirements in American National Standards Institute (ANSI) N-18.1-1971. (Documentation of qualifications is a condition of employment.)

Licenses and/or Certifications


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Perform preventative maintenance activities on station equipment to ensure its continuing availability, prolong service life, and reduce breakdowns.

Troubleshoot and perform corrective maintenance on station equipment to minimize both downtime and operation in an LCO.

Perform investigations of failures and deficiencies with plant equipment with engineers, department and shop supervisors, and vendors in order to correct problems and improve the reliability of station equipment.

Achieve and maintain qualification through successful completion of classroom, lab, and on-the-job training as demonstrated by passing written and performance tests. Achieve and demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to perform Electrician III Level duties, maintain Electrician III qualifications, and demonstrate the ability to progress through the Electrician Progression Program.

Initiate, review, and revise station procedures to comply with requirements, improve the quality and accuracy of procedural guidance, and improve documentation of work records.

Work shift work in support of maintenance activities as required.

Accountable for other duties as assigned.

This position will 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.

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 - 10 Hourly

Typical Pay Grade Starting Salary Range: $26.06  - $32.57


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.

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