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WATER RESOURCES ADVISOR
Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Water Resources Advisor located at North Platte, Nebraska.
Position closes April 1, 2016.
This position reports to the Water Resources Manager.
Summary of Job Duties:
The incumbent is responsible for developing, recommending and implementing cost effective strategies related to NPPD's water assets, regulatory and license compliance (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (NDNR), state and federal water resources issues, legislation and water resource utilization. Also, responsible for interaction with state, federal and local regulators, agencies, customers, and the public.
Essential Functions of Position:
Provide direction to FERC license and regulatory compliance including budgeting, planning, scheduling and daily decision-making. Direct and coordinate District support activities and consultants related to license and regulatory compliance issues.
Provide direction and perform as NPPD’s dam safety engineer, oversee NPPD Dam Safety Program implementation. Consult as a subject expert in strategy development and negotiations with regulators and other involved parties.
Provide direction to NPPD activities and develop strategies related to: 1) Platte River Recovery Program; 2) Missouri River Operation; 3) Integrated Water Supply and Management; 4) Dam Safety strategies, 5) Water Resources strategies and62) Modeling and analysis.
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with the FERC, NDNR, USFWS, NGPC, NSHPO, other regulators & agencies, customers, interest groups, and the public.
Conduct risk assessments and investigative analyses related to functional area of responsibility to identify problems and implement appropriate solutions. Develop reports and implement strategies at the direction of the Water Resources Manager
Participate in Cooperative programs and provide testimony regarding legislative initiatives and public relations activities regarding NPPD water assets.
Incumbent is accountable for miscellaneous other responsibilities as assigned or required.
Education, Training, and Experience:
Water Resources Advisor-NPPD’s Dam Safety Program: B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university or college (or) P.E. and B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from a Non-ABET accredited university or college.
A minimum of seven years of combined experience in the following areas:
Licenses and/or Certifications:
Water Resources Advisor responsible for NPPD’s Dam Safety Program: A PE in Civil Engineering is a requirement of the Dam Safety Engineer responsibility.
Competencies That Should Be Demonstrated:
Go to www.nppd.com, click on ‘Employment’, to submit your resume and apply on line.
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, training opportunities and more.
If you have any special needs requests, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District.
Nebraska Public Power District is an Equal Opportunity Employer