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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Electrical Engineering CO-OP (4011) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Electrical Engineering CO-OP (4011)

Requisition ID 4011 - Posted - Temporary - Part-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 Engineering CO-OP

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$21.66 - $27.07


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Energy Delivery



This posting will be used to fill multiple Electrical Engineering CO-OP positions focusing in the areas of System Planning, Distribution, Design, and Substation Engineering at LES. As an LES internyou will have the opportunity to work with and learn from a variety of people who play a role in keeping the power grid running, while having hands on experience in how electricity is utilized and managed.LES is a company that values passion, the environment, and the community in which we live.If you are a driven individual join LES as an intern today!

This is not a remote position and requires residency within reasonable commuting distance to LES in Lincoln, Nebraska daily.


Under direct supervision, provides professional engineering support in the areas of assignment while learning the specifics of working in a utility setting. Specific duties may include research, testing equipment, and assisting engineers with projects. When directed, develop, monitor, and maintain projects status and schedules, as authorized by management. Develop knowledge and skills needed to complete assigned projects on time, efficiently, and safely.


Initiative – Seeking an individual who takes action 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.

Detail Orientation – The ideal candidate pays close attention in order to ensure that tasks, products, and services are as close to perfect as possible.


  • Researches new technologies for application to the department.

  • Writes or presents results of research highlighting the pros and cons of equipment from applicable vendors. Writes supporting reports and complete special projects which will require researching, analyzing, and interpreting many different types of reference material which address current or proposed projects.

  • Collaborates with staff and management to identify applicable operating and engineering requirements.

  • Assists staff on major projects for partial or complete sections of the project including routine design calculations, justification or specifications.


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


Valid driver’s license

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