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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Engineering Supervisor (4012) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Engineering Supervisor (4012)

Requisition ID 4012 - 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

Engineering Supervisor

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$119,849.00 - $149,811.00


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Energy Delivery



Responsible for the oversight of engineering standards and technical activities concerning the asset management activities of the overhead and underground distribution system, transmission system, and streetlight facilities. Specific responsibilities include supervising staff and the development of budgets, goals, and initiatives. Assists with tactical decision making and strategic planning for the department. Consistent and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.

  • Development and monitoring of construction and design standards for the transmission, distribution, and street light facilities.

  • Directs the distribution planning studies to determine short-term and long-term needs of distribution and substation facilities summarized in annual Energy Delivery capital budget plan.

  • Develops asset management models and analyzes the data to determine risk-based equipment replacement strategies.

  • Provides centralized process and engineering support for design teams in regard to LES based procedures, programs and standards.

  • Develops and implements policies and processes for area of assignment and assesses risks related to policies and department activities.

  • Works with the creation and implementation of various asset management programs impacting overhead and underground distribution and streetlight facilities.

Accountability – The successful 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.

Initiative – Seeking a 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.

Communication – The ideal candidate 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.

Decision Making - The individual moves quickly to make good decisions and commit to a clear course of action; comfortable making sound decisions based on partial information; willing to take appropriate risks in order to maintain momentum; shows a strong bias toward action.

Job Technical Skills - A person in 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field, and

  • At least eight years of progressively responsible engineering design experience, or

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.


  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Professional Engineering license preferred and/or obtained within 36 months.

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