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Telecommunications Analyst I, II, or III


York, NE, US, 68467-0608

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Telecommunications Analyst I, II, or III located at York Operations Center in York

Position closes December 2, 2020. 

Position Summary

The incumbent will be the first responder for faults related to Bulk Electric System SCADA, Bulk Electric System piloted relaying, the Nebraska Statewide Radio System, as well as all NPPD telecommunications equipment and systems. This includes after hours response via callout. Analysts are required to carry a cell phone and/or pager.

The incumbent will be responsible for coordination and tracking of all telecommunications related issues as reported by customers, other business units, and telecommunication engineers/technicians.

This position is responsible for monitoring and reviewing various management systems. This includes documentation, analysis, and coordination to resolution of complex problems.

Additional duties included by incumbent include but are not limited to:

  • Project completion/coordination
  • Follow and maintain all security procedures and practices as related to responsible systems
  • Tutor and mentor telecommunications technicians

Due to requirement to meet customer service level agreements living distance from the Technical Operation Center is required to be less than 30 minutes.

Education, Training and Experience

Telecommunications Analyst I:

Bachelor’s degree in Electronics, Engineering, or related field (OR) an Associate’s degree in Electronics, Engineering, or related field.


Telecommunications Analyst II:

Bachelor Degree in Electronics, Engineering, or related field (OR) an Associate Degree in Electronics, Engineering, or related field and 3 years of electronics, telecommunications, engineering, or related experience.


Telecommunications Analyst III:

Bachelor Degree in Electronics, Engineering, or related field and 3 years Electronics, Telecommunications, Engineering or related experience (OR) an Associate Degree in Electronics, Engineering, or related field and 5 years of Electronics, Telecommunications, Engineering, or related experience.


Completion of 2 areas of expertise as detailed in the TOC Analyst progression program.

Licenses and/or Certifications


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Analyst I:  

Monitoring of real-time and logged network management systems.

First response for Bulk Electric System SCADA failures, Bulk Electric System piloted protective relaying, the Nebraska State Radio System, and all Telecommunications equipment and systems.

Track and coordinate telecommunications troubles.

Track and coordinate telecommunication projects assigned to the operations group.

Follow all change management and security procedures/practices. This includes various NERC standards as well as industry best practices.

Serve as a technical resource for telecommunication technicians/engineers as well as other business units.

Responsible for monitoring and frontline troubleshooting of NPPD critical telecommunications systems supporting the Bulk Electric System (BES), Centralized Customer Care Center (CCCC), Security Operations Center (SOC), and Nebraska Statewide Radio System.

Responsible for monitoring and frontline troubleshooting of NPPD’s corporate IP network including all WAN/LAN systems.

Responsible for compliance of remote access control to secured systems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Continued)

Analyst II:

Assist Telecom Supervisor in maintaining and accounting for spare telecommunications equipment.

Maintain and support the Telecommunications Simulation Center.

Coordinate between business units and departments for the resolution of faults and inquiries not necessarily related to telecommunications systems.

Maintain and update telecommunication documentation and drawings.


Analyst III:

Serve as a subject matter expert for the incumbents’ respective disciplines.

Perform all roles as dictated in the ITT Outage Management procedure.

Assist in Network/System Administration tasks as assigned.

Maintain and update telecommunication documentation and drawings.  Create and revise Telecom procedures, desk guides, preventative maintenance guidelines and telecommunications Physical/Cyber asset security plans as required. 

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

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

Pay Grade -   11 Non Exempt

                    12 Non Exempt

                    13 Non Exempt

Typical Pay Grade Starting Salary Range:  Telecommunications Analyst I $29.58 - $37.36 Hourly

                                                             Telecommunications Analyst II $33.33 - $42.10 Hourly

                                                                           Telecommunications Analyst III $37.38 - $47.22Hourly

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.

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.