Are you tech savvy and looking for an opportunity to constantly learn new things as the technological realm continues to evolve and improve? LES is looking to hire a network engineer for a wide range of duties that include designing, building and maintaining the organization’s data and voice network. This valuable position allows you to work with a diverse group of departments and employees, think outside-the-box to solve challenging problems and partake in continuous learning opportunities. This is not a remote position and requires residency within reasonable commuting distance to LES in Lincoln, Nebraska daily.
LES is a company that values passion, high personal standards, excellent service, the environment, and the community in which we live. If our values match yours, then LES may be the right fit for your career!
CORE COMPETENCIES & ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Job Technical Skills – Provides engineering support including analysis, design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of telecommunication systems, private networks and technical services. Also included is the material selection, bid evaluations, supervision of consulting services, preparation of feasibility studies, and creating/updating specifications for associated telecommunication and network equipment. Leads small to medium projects with minimal guidance. Acts as on-call Engineer as assigned outside normal working hours. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.
Maintains the planning, design, analysis, construction, commissioning, integration, installation, operation, and optimization of telecommunication systems and private networks.
Implements engineering standards, standard materials, specifications, policies, procedures and guidelines for LES systems and applications.
Assists with new telecommunication schemes, network schemes and proposed system changes to determine their effect on existing systems
Assists with the fiber optic network, data & voice network, day-to-day operations, emergency routines, system additions, guidelines and training, and system procedures.
Maintains the wireless radio networks, towers, operations, regulatory compliance, system modifications, licensing, guidelines, training, and system procedures.
Assists with conducting network modeling and analysis to construct a reliable, high-performance integrated network.
Customer Focus – The individual in this position 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.
Initiative – The ideal candidate in this role 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.
Adaptability – Seeking a candidate who maintains a positive attitude in the face of change; appropriately adjusts behavior and activities to changing conditions.
Teamwork – The individual in this position has 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.
Communications – 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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, or
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.