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Nuclear Instructor I


Brownville, NE, US, 68321

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Nuclear Instructor I located at Cooper Nuclear Station in Brownville.  Position closes April 9, 2020.  This position will report to the Operations Training Supervisor (ILT or LOR)

Position Summary

Instructors assigned to this position are accountable to the Engineering Support Personnel (ESP) or Operations Training Programs.  This position is responsible for developing, scheduling, and presenting quality training to the staff at Cooper Nuclear Station.  This position is also responsible to maintain training programs consistent with NRC, INPO, ANI, and NPPD/CNS requirements.

Education, Training and Experience

Bachelor's Degree and eight (8) years of relevant experience (OR) an associate's degree and ten (10) years relevant experience (OR) a high school diploma and 12 years relevant experience.


Instructors assigned to the ESP Program require a bachelor's degree in science or engineering with (8) years of relevant experience.  Relevant experience is defined as working experience in the related technical area. An additional one year of experience in instructional/training activiries is highly desired.

Licenses and/or Certifications

Positions assigned to the Operations Training group require a current or previous SRO license or a SRO certificiation (not plant certification) at a BWR Plant.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Prepare and present instruction to support the ESP and Operations Training Programs at Cooper Nuclear Station.

Evaluate trainee performance.

Arrange and coordinate instruction provided by vendors for new, existing, or modified equipment.

Participate in training required to maintain knowledge and skills as an instructor.

Develop, maintain, and modify instructional material.

Document training, communicate, and provide information to satisfy NRC, INPO, ANI , and NPPD/CNS requirements.

Provide technical direction to other nuclear instructors relative to accredited trainining program subject matter.

Accountable for other duties as assigned.
Core Competencies
Customer Focus
Employees & Teamwork/Diversity and Inclusion
Public Service/Environmental Stewardship


Salary Information: $8,281-$10,665 Monthly 

Travel Required: Up to 25% (With frequent overnight stays, more 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.

Hiring Philosophy

Federal EEO

E-Verify Participant

Right to Work


Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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.

Nearest Major Market: Lincoln