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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Tool Room Supervisor (2432) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Tool Room Supervisor (2432)

Requisition ID 2432 - Posted 10/15/2020 - Regular - Full-time - Management

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

Tool Room Supervisor

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$68,327.00 - $85,408.00


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Corporate Operations


Responsible for the overall supervision of the tool room. Specific responsibilities include budget development and oversight of the acquisition, issuance, repair, and maintenance of tools and equipment for use by field crews while ensuring a safe and proper work environment. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.


  • Supervises staff to include prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, monitoring employee performance, ensuring staff members are trained and cross trained, resolving conflicts, and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.

  • Maintains inventory of tools, repair parts, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other consumables by ensuring appropriate inventory levels, assisting in the selection and purchasing of inventory and/or equipment, and a variety of related activities.

  • Develops and maintains tool standards for vehicles, personnel and PPE. Leads the tool committee.

  • Oversees the inspection, modification, maintenance, testing and repair of tools, PPE and equipment.

Leading/Facilitating Teams – The ideal person in this position helps the 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.

Strategic Thinking – The individual in this role aligns day to day activities around broader organizational goals and objectives, prioritizes resources based on the strategic objectives of the organization, and recognizes and rewards people based on how their actions support the broader needs of the company.

Decision Making – Seeking a candidate who moves quickly to make good decisions and commit to a clear course of action, is comfortable making sound decisions based on partial information, and willing to take appropriate risks in order to maintain momentum.

Job Technical Skills – The successful 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, and shares technical expertise with others.


  • Specific knowledge of OSHA regulations and ASTM standards as they relate to proper use of PPE in the electric utility industry.

  • Reading, analyzing, and interpreting drawings, reports, procedures, policies, and manuals.


  • Associates degree in related field, and

  • At least six 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.


Valid driver’s license.

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