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GIS Technician

Lincoln Electric System

Lincoln,  Nebraska
GIS Technician

A GIS Technician position at LES is not your typical desk job. GIS Technicians at LES have the opportunity to get away from their cubicles to see their projects in the field on a weekly basis. With LES being a rate-payer owned public utility located in Lincoln, Nebraska, all site visits are just a short drive from the office; no need to worry about overnight stays or being away from family and friends.

LES is a progressive company and takes pride in the use of technology. Our team leverages Virtual Reality and other useful technology to ensure customers receive the best deliverable possible! This position also offers the opportunity to work with virtually every division within the company. We enjoy showing staff "why" we do what we do, but also encourage employees to ask the question "why not".


Customer Focus - Putting 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.

Initiative - 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.

Quality Orientation - The successful candidate understands the organization's standards for quality, waste, and costs, and recognizes and responds to issues. Is attentive for and addresses even small errors or mistakes. Recommends ideas to improve the quality of work of self and others.

Modifies engineering construction drawings per field notes, records, and databases utilizing LES standards and procedures. Reports any design or record discrepancies to appropriate personnel.
Inspects, collects, and verifies data and labels electrical facilities for use with GIS/CAD system records per LES procedures. Completion of these duties requires the opening and inspection of energized, high-voltage electrical equipment or entering electrical substations with provided training.

Project Management - Establishes project goals, milestones, and procedures, defines roles and responsibilities, acquires project resources, coordinates projects throughout company, monitors project progress, and manages multiple projects.

Teamwork - The ability to effectively interact, cooperate, collaborate, and manage conflicts with other people. Shows enthusiasm toward being a member of the group; actively participates in team meetings and activities; leverages the skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems; supports team decisions.

Job Technical Skills - Seeking and individual who stays up to date with current developments in area of expertise.

  • Designs technical drawings and maintains related records.
  • Performs updates to GIS/CAD system records and databases utilizing applicable software.


  • Associates degree in related field, and
  • Two years of GIS/CAD or drafting experience, or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.


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