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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Locating Technician (2929) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Locating Technician (2929)

Requisition ID 2929 - Posted - Regular - Full-time - Trades and Crafts

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

Locating Technician

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$30.96 - $43.56


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Energy Delivery



Job Technical Skills – Under direct supervision, locates, constructs, operates, and maintains electrical line facilities in accordance with LES design standards and established policies, safety rules, procedures, and practices. Performs emergency and overtime work as necessary. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Under direct supervision, plans the sequence of work and determines the nature of maintenance or repair needed.

  • Under direct supervision, assists Line Technicians with the installation and maintenance of energized services and streetlights of 600 volts or less in underground residential areas.

  • Performs contractor standby activities for protection of LES facilities and the public.

  • Conducts incident investigations, reports on incidents/damages, determines causal effects and monitors corrective actions to avoid future incidents.

  • Completes accurate reports and forms for area of assignment such as work orders, time sheets, injury and accident reports, etc.

  • Assists excavators in complying with State One-Call law.

Initiative – Seeking a candidate who 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.

Accountability – The ideal candidate in this role 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.

Communication – The successful 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.

Job Technical Skills – The ideal candidate 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

  • Six months to one year of progressively responsible electric utility experience, or

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


Valid Driver’s License

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