Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Data Analyst (1951) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Data Analyst (1951)

Requisition ID 1951 - Posted 01/10/2019 - Regular - Full-time - Finance and Accounting

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

Data Analyst

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$66,987.00 - $83,733.00


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Financial Services


This position will be expanding LES’ internal data analytics capabilities within the Rates & Analytics department. Responsible for performing economic and statistical data analysis for long range forecasting, operational and financial decision making, and customer segmentation. Specific duties include conducting data analysis and analytics using multiple techniques and approaches, identifying trending in data, providing reporting and analytics solutions to meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders including responsibility for visual design, and effectively manage projects and initiatives simultaneously including change management.


Accountability – Seeking a candidate who takes ownership of tasks and shows a commitment to getting the job done. Maintains high standards for performance, behavior, and ethics. Identifies and addresses barriers or problems in a timely manner.

Critical and Analytical Thinking – The successful candidate critically reviews, analyzes, compares, and interprets information. Draws conclusions from relevant and/or missing information. Perceives and understands relationships appropriate to the task.

  • Identifies, analyzes, and interprets results of complex data sets to identify trends or patterns and communicate key findings and recommendations regarding cost of service, rate setting, and forecasts of future energy demands.

  • Independently researches opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data with the ability to perform ad hoc data research and analysis.

  • Designs and builds comprehensive data models, reports, dashboards and other tools to assist with business decisions.

Building and Maintaining Relationships – This position requires an individual who understands that strong professional relationships are built through providing mutual benefit. Effectively conveys acceptance and mutual respect and builds friendly rapport with people at all levels and across diverse demographics. Establishes a high degree of trust and credibility.

Using Computers and Technology – The ideal candidate builds in-depth familiarity of organization's technology, including functions, use, & quantity. Shows ability and willingness to learn and adopt new technology. Effectively applies one's own technical knowledge to use and help others use technology effectively.

  • Participates in data architecture decisions and technology deployments to support the information processing of large datasets.

Problem Solving – Seeking a candidate who takes logical and systematic approaches to solving problems. Avoids jumping to conclusions prematurely; thoroughly analyzes all aspects of the problem and brainstorms alternative causes and solutions. Effectively uses available data and resources to solve problems. Considers resource constraints when generating solutions.

  • Uses problem solving skills to resolve data discrepancies, understanding trade-offs associated with data relationships and decipher unexpected results from forecasting models, survey data, rate structuring, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Business, Statistics, Engineering, or Computer Science or related field, and

  • Four years of progressively responsible experience in area of assignment; or

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


  • None

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