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IT Support Technician Intern/Temp


Brownville, NE, US, 68321-0098


Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for an IT Support Technician located at Cooper Nuclear Station in Brownville, NE.  Position closes on January 21, 2022, at 11:59 Central Time. 



NPPD is a premier energy provider bringing the best of public power to Nebraskans, powering everyday life and a brighter future.  Let us help you kick-start your future career by participating in one of our internships or temporary positions, where you will gain valuable work experiences that will provide you with a strong foundation in your chosen field.  At NPPD, we value continuing education, and our interns enjoy a flexible schedule during the school year, with an opportunity to work up to 40 hours each week when school is not in session.  Temporary employees will be hired to perform assignments of limited duration (not to exceed 12 months), with the possibility of moving to full-time employment based on business need.



This position begins on or around February 1, 2022 and will conclude no later than 1 year after the initial start date.  Employment relationships may continue beyond that time period as business need dictates.  


Position Summary


This is a temporary, entry-level, technical position as an Information & Telecomm Technology Support Technician located at Cooper Nuclear Station.


Incumbent will provide initial support to computer users through the installation and maintenance of various scripted desktop hardware and software components within a Windows environment.

Education, Training and Experience


The Intern must be enrolled in an accredited two‑year or four‑year college/university carrying a minimum of 12 semester units or 8 quarter units with sophomore, junior, or senior standing in a related major and must maintain enrollment throughout the internship. The internship/training must be in the student's field of study. College credit may apply to some internships.  Intern applicants must be working toward an associate's or bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, MIS, or Business and have completed their first year of college at a minimum. 


Candidates applying as a temporary hire must have a minimum of 2 years of IT experience.  An associate's degree in a related field is required, however, equivalent years of relevant experience can be used to meet this requirement.

Licenses and/or Certifications


The incumbent may travel to CNS satellite locations in Auburn, NE and must have and maintain a valid driver's license for the duration of the position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Setup, maintain, and repair District-owned computer hardware and software assets, including printers. Perform routine equipment maintenance ensuring software and hardware are maintained with current security patches or versions. Maintain equipment inventory.


Install, test, maintain, and support packaged (such as off-the-shelf) hardware and software based on scripted instructions.


Investigate computer problem reports until satisfactory resolution is obtained. Track and maintain a history of work done on personal computers.


Work in accordance with assigned priorities and schedules based on assigned notifications created by customers or oneself.


Assist ET Service Center by providing coverage answering phones and resolving customer (District colleagues) issues. Communicate effectively with clients on problems and propose and implement solutions in a timely manner.


Provide software assistance, including, but not limited to, creation and maintenance of spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.

Accountable for other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies

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

Salary Information - $16.50 per hour.


Travel Required: None 


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