Summer Intern/Co-Op (Civil Engineering or Technology)

at Omaha Public Power District
Location Omaha
Date Posted April 29, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Department: Survey & Geospatial Systems Engineering Location: Energy Plaza, Omaha, NE Duration: Summer May 2022 August 2022 (With the possibility to work part-time while attending school during the Fall Semester - 2022) Work Schedule: Monday Friday (7:00am 3:30pm) Pay Range: $14.00/hr. - $21, 69/hr. Job Responsibilities:

  • Holds level or rod, range pole, and prism pole at designated points to assist in determining elevations and laying out stakes for map making, construction, land, and other surveys.
  • Keeps accurate notes, records, and sketches to describe work performed.
  • Places stakes at designated points and drives them into the ground at specified elevation.
  • Marks points of measurements with elevation or other identifying mark.
  • Able to measure and record angles, elevations, and distances with data collectors.
  • Operates all surveying equipment along with engineering scanning, copying, and plotting equipment.


  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
  • High School diploma or GED is required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, exercise flexibility, and take personal responsibility for assigned projects. Specific Field(s) of Study Required: Pursuing Associates in Civil Engineering Technology or BS Civil Engineering Degree - Needs to have completed a surveying class;
    • 2.5 GPA or higher is required
    • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Must be attending an accredited college/university

    Technical Ability (i.e. software): Leica Total Station, Leica GPS, Leica Infinity, GConnect, MicroStation and PeopleSoft

    Closing Statement
    OPPD - Where the Light Starts What does it mean to be the source of light? On a basic level, it means operating from a place of honesty and integrity. It's how we achieve things. How we provide affordable, reliable, environmentally sensitive energy. Because it matters. We've pledged to serve, honor, and care for this community. That means the 13 counties we service, and it means one another. It means the people right here at OPPD”proudly comprised and welcoming of every creed, race, age, orientation, and color. Being œwhere the light starts means showing up for each other and the people we serve. Doing the right thing even when no one's watching. We're proud of our commitment. We reward creative problem solving. We recognize that consistency and reliability are tremendous resources. That providing these things to the community and each other is a privilege. Because we are leading the way the future is powered. We are the source of light. Out there. In here. Everywhere.

    Org Marketing Statement
    EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability Hourly Pay: $14.00 - $21.69

    How To Apply
    Apply online at on or before April 27, 2022 Recruiter: Darlene Brown -

    **PLEASE NOTE** - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition. If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in DRAFT form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff. ***OPPD is very aware of the potential risks of COVID-19 and are evaluating all necessary precautions. With that, we are limiting travel and face to face interviews until further notice, so please expect some delays in processing of your application of interest.***