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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Electrical Engineer (3690) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Electrical Engineer (3690)

Requisition ID 3690 - 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

Electrical Engineer

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$86,309.00 - $124,067.00


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Energy Delivery


Jacobian Matrix… Newton-Raphson Iteration… Symmetrical Components… Do these phrases bring a smile to your face? If so, then a career in power system operations may be for you! Understanding power grid operations and the ever-changing state it’s in is essential to ensuring reliable power is delivered to every customer, day in and day out. Our Electrical Power Systems Engineer position will give you the opportunity to develop and/or expand your knowledge about how power is generated, delivered across vast distances, and provided directly to our local customers. Your engineering expertise ensures it is done safely, efficiently, and reliably. You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of people who all play a role in keeping the power grid running, as you support all aspects of how electricity is utilized and managed. If you are a technically minded, driven individual, then we have a place for you!


  • Engineer III ($86,309 - $ 107,886) - Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field, and at least three years of progressively responsible engineering experience in area of assignment, preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

  • Senior Engineer ($99,254 - $124,067) - Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field, and at least six years of progressively responsible engineering experience in area of assignment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.


Provides engineering support including technical analysis, implementation, operation and maintenance of network applications (state estimator and real-time contingency analyzer), power system simulator, and department technical services. Develops and maintains the plans, processes, and procedures for producing regulatory documentation in order to ensure full compliance with applicable regulatory standards related to assigned area. Analyzes and assists in transmission system outage coordination. Leads medium to large projects with minimal guidance. Assists with training and provides engineering support to System Operators and System Operator Trainers. Acts as on-call engineer as assigned outside normal working hours. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Performs engineering studies and analyses related to power flow, contingency analysis, system stability, and outage coordination, and maintains the applications needed to perform these tasks.

  • Provides background information and documentation for management consideration on assigned projects and technical matters involving engineering theories, concepts and principles.

  • Serves as department liaison with internal customers, external entities, governmental agencies, other utilities, external auditors, vendors, etc.

  • Participates in external organization meetings such as SPP working groups, NATF groups, and state or local related working groups.

  • Monitors and interprets NERC related developments, provides comment and voting recommendations, and advises management of future changes to compliance requirements.

  • Develops and maintains the internal control processes for ensuring compliance with the applicable regulatory standards in the System Operations department.

Job Technical Skills - Seeking a candidate who keeps their technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with their job; shares technical expertise with others.

Initiative - The successful candidate 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.

Judgement - The ideal candidate bases decisions on a systematic review of relevant facts and information; avoids making assumptions or rushing to judgment; provides clear rationale for decisions.

Quality Orientation - The individual in this role 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.

Adaptability - Seeking a candidate who maintains a positive attitude in the face of change; appropriately adjusts behavior and activities to changing conditions.


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