Electrical Engineer (Substation Design and Maintenance)

Lincoln Electric System

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, customer-owned LES is one of the nation’s leading utility companies. We’re recognized for low costs, reliability, financial stability, innovation, environmental stewardship, community involvement and exceptional customer service. So, if you are looking for a career, and not just a job; if you value working in an atmosphere that values passion and talent, high personal standards, service excellence, the environment and the community in which we live- LES may be the place for you.  


Job Title

 Electrical Engineer (Substation Design and Maintenance) 

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


 $60,603.00 - $100,185.00 


Employment Classification


Closing Date


 Energy Delivery 



Are you a self-motivated problem solver? LES is looking for both a Maintenance engineer and a Design engineer to join our Substation Engineering team.  If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding engineering career, LES may be the right fit!




Job Technical Skills Assists with engineering support including design and completion of engineering assignments associated with electrical engineering. Develops preventative maintenance schedules and procedures as they apply to electrical equipment. Provides technical support under direct supervision to substation personnel as they operate, troubleshoot and maintain equipment.  Specific responsibilities include assisting with design and work order preparation, material selection, and updating specifications for associated substation equipment. May lead small projects with minimal guidance. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Performs the design process, material acquisition, and scheduling of assigned projects.
  • Assists with the implementation of LES engineering standards, standard materials, specifications, policies, procedures and guidelines for systems and applications.
  • When directed, reviews and analyzes equipment test results, problems and failures and makes specifications for minor alterations to improve equipment reliability and reduce failure rates.
  • Assists in preparing testing methods/procedures and training documentation for Technicians.
  • When directed, prepares and presents reports with justification and documentation in recommending courses of action for capital improvement projects, asset management strategies, standards, maintenance procedures, work methods, materials, and guidelines.
  • Perform tasks related to maintaining compliance with applicable NERC regulatory standards.
  • Performs field visits to assess current conditions, future improvements, job progress, problems, potential changes, and/or other related issues.

Accountability – Seeking a candidate who holds self and others responsible for goals, outcomes, deadlines, and objectives and follows through on commitments. Takes accountability for delivering on commitments; owns mistakes and uses them as opportunities for learning and development.


Project Management – The ideal candidate in this role establishes project goals, milestones, and procedures, defines roles and responsibilities, acquires project resources, coordinates projects throughout company, monitors project progress, and manages multiple projects.


Adaptability – The individual in this position maintains a positive attitude in the face of change; appropriately adjusts behavior and activities to changing conditions.


Job Technical Skills – The successful candidate keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others.


Quality Orientation – Seeking a candidate who holds self and others to being attentive to detail and accuracy, maintains high quality work, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems while encouraging a quality focus in others.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Engineering Internship or COOP preferred.



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Job ID: 6573

Posted 17 days ago

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