Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Network and Cable Technician (1765) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Network and Cable Technician (1765)

Requisition ID 1765 - Posted 04/16/2018 - 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

Network and Cable Technician

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$26.98 - $41.87


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Energy Delivery



Job Technical Skills – The successful candidate for this position will have knowledge of electricity fundamentals, theory, and basic circuitry. Practical working knowledge of three-phase alternating current electricity as applied to electric power systems, including, but not limited to the application of voltage, current, impedance, inductance, capacitance, power factor, real and apparent power, transformer operating characteristics, transformer connections. Knowledge of pole top resuscitation, artificial respiration, CPR, First Aid and AEDs. Responsibilities include constructing, operating, and maintaining electrical line and network facilities; fiber optic installation, splicing, and maintenance; and operating substations.

  • Performs duties on both energized and de-energized streetlight, transmission and distribution lines and substations while insuring the safety of themselves, fellow workers, and the general public.

  • Operates and maintains tools, equipment, and safety devices necessary for the construction and maintenance of streetlight, transmission, and distribution lines and operation of substations.

  • Under direct supervisions, performs tasks associated with assigned projects; provides assistance with operations, maintenance, and/or construction when work requirements dictate.

  • Responsible for fiber optic installation, splicing, and maintenance.

  • Performs artificial respiration, pole top resuscitation, bucket rescue, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other emergency first aid when necessary.

  • Working environment includes, confined and enclosed spaces (network vaults).

Teamwork – Seeking a candidate who maintains a focus on team goals and assists others in accomplishing them. Actively shares knowledge, experience, and ideas with other team members. Supports team decisions which benefit the organization regardless of one's own personal viewpoint. Shares responsibility for successes and failures.

Initiative – The ideal candidate is a person who "makes things happen." Does not procrastinate. Proactively seeks opportunities and finds ways to overcome barriers. Responds to a broad range of opportunities or problems when able, even when the issue could be delegated to others.

Problem Solving – This position requires someone who clearly states and defines the problem to be solved and breaks complex problems into simpler parts. Avoids jumping to conclusions prematurely; effectively uses available data and resources to solve problems. Considers resource constraints when generating solutions.

Customer Service – The successful candidate takes personal responsibility for making sure that customer questions, concerns or problems are addressed promptly. Sets realistic expectations for customers by informing them about process and expected timing. Prioritizes customer requests in terms of urgency and importance in accordance with organizational standards. Seeks to exceed customer expectations.


  • Associates degree in related field, and

  • Construction work experience involving network and cabling technician work with 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.


  • Respiratory Protection Certification – Pulmonary and Fit Testing

  • Valid commercial driver’s license

  • Mobile Crane Operator Certification specializing in Service Truck Cranes or the ability to obtain within 18 months

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