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Video: The sacrifice of front-line employees

June 1, 2018 | Jason Kuiper | OPPD employees, T&D, video
Utility truck departs from a garage at OPPD. June, 2018. Front-line employees

When temperatures climb or plummet, and the wind starts knocking lines around, customers can lose power. OPPD’s front line workers are there.

OPPD employees like Bill Wunderlich, field supervisor in Transmission & Distribution, leave their families at all hours to climb power poles and fix the lines to get the power restored for everyone else’s families.

Watch the following video by Nate Gasaway, Goswen Visual Marketing to learn more.

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About Jason Kuiper

Jason Kuiper joined OPPD as a communications specialist in 2015. He is a former staff writer and reporter at the Omaha World-Herald, where he covered a wide range of topics but spent the majority of his career covering crime. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and has also appeared in several true crime documentary shows. In his free time he enjoys cooking, spending time with his wife and three children, and reading crime novels.

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