Full Time

Civil Engineer Specialist IV or V, Engineer I-V

Posted 3 weeks ago
Brownville, NE
Application ends: June 30, 2023
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Job Description

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Civil Engineer Specialist IV or V, Engineer I-V located at Cooper Nuclear Station in Brownville , Nebraska. Position closes 05/31/2023 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. This position will report to the Civil Engineering Supervisor. NPPD employs approximately 1,900 devoted Nebraskans who leverage their skills, talents, ideas and enthusiasm to provide customers with reliable, low-cost energy and outstanding customer service. We work together to create a dynamic, healthy and safe work environment where diversity is valued, individuals are respected and innovation and teamwork are recognized and rewarded. The most cited reason to put an engineering degree to use at Nebraska Public Power District is “innovation.” With solar fields, hydro plants, wind farms and a nuclear station – the state’s largest source of emission-free electricity –NPPD is on the cutting-edge of renewable energy technology and is already at 60% carbon-free, on its way to Net Zero by the 2050 target date. Position Summary This position will perform Civil/Structural design engineering related activities in support of the operation and maintenance of Cooper Nuclear Station (CNS). The respondent is subject to the District’s Fitness for Duty Program. The person filling this position must live within a 45-minute response time to Cooper Nuclear Station and will participate as a member of the CNS Emergency Response Organization (ERO). Note: Level I to Level V Engineer is considered a progression and is approved by the appropriate manager. Engineering positions are managed under the NPPD Nuclear Engineering Career Path document. Assignments are designed to develop general knowledge of professional engineering practice in the electric utility industry and introduce customer/supplier communication skills. Education, Training and Experience Engineer: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited school, preferably in Civil/Structural Engineering. Engineering Specialist : Bachelor’s Degree (in Engineering related field) and 4 years’ experience in engineering related activities OR 6 year’s experience in engineering related activities at a commercial nuclear power plant. Desired Experiences: 1. Power plant experience (nuclear or non-nuclear) is desirable but not required. 2. General knowledge of applicable ASME, AWS, ACI and AISC codes. 3. A Professional Engineering (PE) License or the desire to obtain a PE in the next 3-5 years. 4. The ability to perform independent research, reviews, studies and analyses in support of technical projects and programs. Licenses and/or Certifications None Essential Duties & Responsibilities Providing technical expertise to develop, manage and implement plant modifications, calculations, engineering evaluations, and operability determinations utilizing applicable standard design criteria, practices, procedures and codes. Providing resolution of system/equipment problems and field support of maintenance activities. Recommending changes/updates to equipment, concepts, and techniques to improve performance, simplify construction, reduce costs, correct design or material flaws, or comply with changes in codes or regulations. Maintaining station design basis documents. Supporting refueling outage activities. Identification and resolution of items as part of the stations Corrective Action Program Accountable for other duties as assigned. 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. Engineer I, Exempt Pay Grade 12: $6,257 to $7,409 monthly Engineer II, Exempt Pay Grade 13: $7,017 to $8,310 monthly Engineer III, Exempt Pay Grade 14: $7,980 to $9,589 monthly Engineer IV, Exempt Pay Grade 15: $9,157 to $11,003 monthly Engineer V, Exempt Pay Grade 16: $10,505 to $12,623 monthly Telecommuting: Telecommuting arrangement available following initital training period and satisfactory performance levels 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