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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Civil Engineering Internship (4109) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Civil Engineering Internship (4109)

Requisition ID 4109 - Posted - Regular - Full-time - Engineering

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. Please note, LES is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, LES is not able to sponsor employment-based immigrant or non-immigrant visas. This is not a remote position and requires residency within reasonable commuting distance to LES in Lincoln, Nebraska daily.

Job Title

Civil Engineering Internship

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$22.31 - $27.89


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Energy Delivery


LES is seeking a motivated engineering student for a full-time internship during the summer of 2024. The selected candidate will have the option to continue working with LES through the fall semester of 2024 as either a part time intern, or a full-time CO-OP.


This position is within the Transmission & Civil Design department of LES’ Energy Delivery Division. The department’s primary responsibility is the structural design of transmission lines, distribution lines, and substation civil infrastructure. This position will work under the guidance of licensed professional civil engineers on multiple projects and perform a variety of duties both in the office and out in the field. This is not a remote position and requires residency within reasonable commuting distance to LES in Lincoln, Nebraska daily.

  • Assist in the design of high-voltage power lines, transmission structures, and substations.

  • Learn and work with leading industry software such as PLS-CADD, ArcGIS, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and SAP.

  • Assist with asset management, field inspections, drafting, facility modeling, and engineering analysis.

  • Research new technologies for application to the department.

  • Collaborate with staff and management on engineering requirements and specifications.

Initiative – Seeking an individual who takes action on their 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.

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.

Quality Orientation – The ideal 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.

Job Technical Skills – The ideal candidate keeps their technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and master’s the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with their job; shares technical expertise with others.


Working on Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field.


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