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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: GIS Technician Lead (2199) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: GIS Technician Lead (2199)

Requisition ID 2199 - Posted 05/21/2020 - Regular - Full-time - GIS

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

GIS Technician Lead

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date

Full-time

$32.84 - $41.06

5/21/2020

Employment Classification

Division

Closing Date

Regular

Technology Services

6/8/2020

CORE COMPETENCIES & ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Job Technical Skills – Assists with leadership support of assigned department staff and in performing advanced-level design projects related to GIS/CAD including, development and implementation of new software and hardware, integrated workforce development and overseeing work of assigned staff, conducting field research, department budgeting, implementation and maintenance of departmental standards, and other GIS/CAD-related programs and policies.

  • Leads department staff to include prioritizing and assigning work, providing input on performance evaluations, monitoring employee performance, and assisting with hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.

  • Leads large, complex projects for area of assignment. This includes researching project viability, how best to approach and/or build the project, arrange or perform testing of the project, and implementation of the project. Oversees the work of project staff to ensure work is done according to specifications and expectations.

  • Serves as subject matter expert and acts as a liaison for both internal and external customers, providing recommendations or assistance regarding GIS and CAD technologies, policies and processes, capabilities, or operations to establish and implement solutions.

  • Completes field survey of projects. Inspects, collects, and verifies data. Labels electrical facilities for use with GIS/CAD system records per LES procedures. Completion of these duties may require the opening and inspection of energized, high-voltage electrical equipment or entering electrical substations.

Communication – Seeking a candidate who 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.

Leading and Facilitating Teams – The successful candidate helps team develop a vision, objectives, and goals consistent with the organization’s mission while encouraging personal ownership, anticipating and resolving conflicts, and fostering an environment where team members are motivated to do their best work.

Customer Focus – The ideal candidate in this role 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.

Decision Making – The individual in this position 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.

Project Management – Seeking a candidate who 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

  • Associates degree in Architectural Engineering Technology, Geographic Information Systems, geography or related field, and

  • Five years of GIS/CAD design, 3D Modeling experience, or

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

  • Knowledge of power generation, electric distribution preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

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