Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: CO-OP, Engineering (Electrical) (1858) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: CO-OP, Engineering (Electrical) (1858)

Requisition ID 1858 - Posted 09/14/2018 - Temporary - 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.

Job Title

CO-OP, Engineering (Electrical)

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$20.76 - $20.76


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Energy Delivery


This posting will be used to fill multiple electrical engineering co-op positions focusing in the areas of Underground Distribution, Customer Service, and Substation Engineering at LES.


Initiative – Seeking and individual who "makes things happen." Addresses existing and potential problems within their realm of responsibility without direction from others. Does not procrastinate. Proactively seeks opportunities and finds ways to overcome barriers.

Ability to Apply Concepts – This position requires an individual who understands and uses material taught in the classroom and on the job training in work situations. Applies information provided in training to work tasks. Desires and shows willingness to learn new assignments, procedures and technologies.

Detail Orientation – The ideal candidate sets high standards for work output, attending to every detail and not considering work complete until it complies with standards. Digs into work requirements and asks appropriate questions to ensure that they fully understand the expectations, correct processes, and nuances. Regularly reviews work to ensure it is (close to) perfect. Is adept at catching subtle defects. Works effectively and harmoniously with others who are less detail-oriented, seeking when possible to leverage each team member's strengths.


  • 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 Engineers and management to identify applicable operating and engineering requirements.

  • Assists Designers and Engineers 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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