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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Land Management Specialist (3631) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Land Management Specialist (3631)

Requisition ID 3631 - Posted - Regular - Full-time - Other

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

Land Management Specialist

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$63,670.00 - $79,587.00


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Energy Delivery



Responsible for all real property right transactions, as needed. Specific duties include managing customer encroachment and release of easement requests; department support for customer co-location requests and engineering easement requests; construction and maintenance damage settlements; and distribution and transmission obstruction and clearance issues. Other duties include assignments and projects pertaining to real property right transactions paying particular attention to detail while meeting project deadlines, following established Land Management Policies and Processes and the appropriate record retention schedules. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Negotiates, coordinates, and prepares all necessary easement and/or contract documentation needed to establish appropriate legal rights for placement of distribution and/or transmission projects including surveys, exhibits, and real property legal descriptions using GIS/CAD and other comparable land base programs.

  • Identifies potential real property related damages due to placement of facilities for distribution related projects and communicates to appropriate staff.

  • Manages distribution and transmission related functions of the department including review of engineering design, public records of real property interest encumbrances, and other use restrictions impacting proposed projects.

  • Manages outreach efforts to resolve obstructions within established easement areas and prepare appropriate documentation necessary.

  • Manages outreach efforts for requested release of easement needs and prepare appropriate documentation necessary.

  • Reviews all filed building permits for potential obstructions or clearance violations.

  • Reviews real property land records for accuracy and coordinates with peer departments for appropriate entry into the land base.

Accountability – Seeking a candidate 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.

Initiative – The individual in this position takes action on his/her 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.

Customer Focus – The successful candidate puts customers, both internal and external, at the center of business decisions in order to identify and respond to current and future customer needs. Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers.

Critical and Analytical Thinking – The ideal candidate in this role uses logical thought processes to analyze information and draw conclusions. Skilled at finding logical flaws in arguments and plans; identifies problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations.

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


  • Associates degree in related field and

  • Four years of related experience, or

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


  • Valid driver’s license

  • Must be able to obtain Notary Public with the State of Nebraska

  • Certified general real property appraiser preferred.

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