Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Engineering CO-OP (Mechanical or Electrical) (4010) in Lincoln, Nebraska
Career Opportunities: Engineering CO-OP (Mechanical or Electrical) (4010)
Requisition ID 4010 - 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.
Engineering CO-OP (Mechanical or Electrical)
Starting Pay Range
$21.66 - $27.07
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY
This CO-OP internship is an opportunity for Mechanical or Electrical Engineering students and will last for one year; 15-20 hours per week during school semesters and 30-40 hours per work during the summer. This position will support LES Projects Engineering engineers and Generation Operations staff for assigned projects.
This is not a remote position and requires residency within reasonable commuting distance to LES in Lincoln, Nebraska daily.
CORE COMPETENCIES & ESSENTIAL DUTIES
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. CO-OP assignments require a full semester and summer session commitment. Consistent and reliable attendance is required. 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.
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 completes 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, justifications or specifications.
Accountability– The individual in this position 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.
Teamwork – Seeking a candidate who 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.
Project Management – The successful 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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Working on Bachelor degree in Engineering or related field.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver’s license