Project Manager - Transmission & Distribution

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

 Project Manager - Transmission & Distribution 

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


 $92,169.00 - $115,212.00 


Employment Classification


Closing Date


 Energy Delivery 





Job Technical Skills – To serve as the designated division project lead, accountable and responsible for overall project performance as well as managing the scope, schedule, budget, and safety adherence of all assigned projects.  Specific responsibilities include serving as the primary contact for project sponsor and management; monitor overall project completion through the project cycle for deadline adherence, use analytics to collect and benchmark project data relative to work performed; and be the spokesperson for the assigned projects, when necessary.  Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Develops project documentation proportional to the deliverables required in compliance with the LES work management requirements.  This would include project charters, scope, justification, change plans, safety plans, communications plans, risk plans, resource plans, contingency plan, etc.
  • Leads project management teams to successfully execute all phases of division projects.
  • Coordinates communications between stakeholders, management and project team within and across departments to ensure smooth execution of all assigned projects.
  • Ensures detailed documentation of proceedings, significant decisions made, etc., are available post engagement.
  • Monitors contractor progress and performance to ensure goods and services conform to contract requirements to ensure compliance with project scope and budgets for all new projects assigned.
  • Develops, and actively advocates work, project and portfolio management best practices, IPSEC model and tools for project execution.
  • Represents LES with general public, customers and media in presentation or items related to the project, which may include mass media interactions as dictated by project need.
  • As a subject matter expert, assists in ED resource master scheduling.
  • Completes technical studies and reports related to designated projects or programs.

Accountability – This position requires an individual 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.


Initiative – Seeking an individual who takes action on his/her own without being prompted; handles problems independently; able to resolve issues without relying on extensive help from others; does more than is expected or asked.


Quality Orientation – This position requires a candidate 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.


Communication – The ideal candidate expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner whether verbally, written, or other means; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling.


Job Technical Skills – A successful individual in this position 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.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or Technical related field, and

  • Six years of progressively responsible utility experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.



Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred 






EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Job ID: 7727

Posted 24 days ago

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