Electrical Engineer (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

 Electrical Engineer (Distribution) 

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


 $69,693.00 - $100,185.00 


Employment Classification


Closing Date


 Energy Delivery 





Job Technical Skills – Under direct supervision, supports engineering and technical activities concerning existing and proposed electrical services, rebuilds, relocations, and new installations of distribution, street light, and fiber communication systems. Specific responsibilities include design and work order preparation, material selection, writing specifications, bid evaluations, coordination with consulting services, budget projections, and preparation of feasibility studies. May lead small projects with minimal guidance. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Obtains information from field observations, GIS record maps, construction drawings, and other related sources to properly plan new developments to ensure future growth can properly be served.
  • Under direct supervision, writes work orders and prepares drawings for the construction of capital improvement projects.
  • Under direct supervision, performs a variety of engineering related calculations.
  • Under direct supervision, prepares written communications, estimates, and other technical documentation for customers, contractors, developers, and other interested parties.
  • May lead small projects with minimal guidance.

Communication – Seeking a candidate who 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.


Customer Focus – The ideal candidate puts customers, both internal and external, at the center of business decisions to identify and respond to current and future customer needs. Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers.


Teamwork – The individual in this position has the ability to effectively interact, cooperate, collaborate, and manage conflicts with other people. Shows enthusiasm toward being a member of the group; actively participates in team meetings and activities; leverages the skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems; supports team decisions.


Accountability – Seeking a candidate 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 establishes project goals, milestones, and procedures, defines roles and responsibilities, acquires project resources, coordinates projects throughout company, monitors project progress, and manages multiple projects.

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.



  • 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.



  • Valid driver’s license







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Job ID: 8226

Posted 21 days ago

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