Network Systems Technician

October 2021

Laclede Electric Cooperative in Lebanon Missouri is seeking a Network Systems Technician.  This salary, exempt position will assist the Network Administrator in the maintenance and monitoring of all corporate business systems Information Technology (IT) hardware, operating systems software, telephone systems, and mobile device plans.

Duties involve installing, monitoring, and maintaining Local Area Networks (LANS), Wide Area Networks (WANS), Network Segments, Internet Systems, Intranet Systems, and IT Network Security.  The Technician will assist in analyzing network issues, maintaining integrity of the network, virtual and physical server deployment, and security.  This position would assist in determining system requirements for each user’s needs including the setup and maintenance of all administrative computer operating systems, software, backups, local PC’s, printers, and scanners.  Responsibilities involve assisting with telephone systems including managing purchase, setup and maintenance of cooperative owned smartphones, tablets, and laptops.  The applicant will have on-call responsibilities as necessary to support the cooperative’s Information Technology Systems after normal working hours. 

Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience required are excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.  Advanced working knowledge of computer networks is required.  A minimum of a 2-year Associates degree in computer related field is required.  A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems, or relevant experience is desirable.  Prior experience with the development, deployment, and administration of information systems, network domains, and databases are desirable. 

Physical, Mental and Visual Effort requires the ability to handle stress and work under critical deadlines.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.  Vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, and depth perception.  Passing a company required drug screen is mandatory. The applicant must be able to work in front of a personal computer for extended periods of time.

Laclede Electric offers excellent compensation, including a benefit package of medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance plus matching AD&D, business travel accident, 401K with employer match, defined benefit retirement plan, as well as paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays.

To apply for this position, please complete the APPLICATION and submit using any method below.  If desired, you may attach your resume as well.  This job listing is also active with the following outreach initiatives:

www.jobs.mo.gov

https://careers.electric.coop/

Email:                    hr@lacledeelectric.com

FAX:                       417.532.4075

By Mail:                Attention:  Laura Gideon, Human Resources Director

                                Laclede Electric Cooperative, PO Box M, Lebanon, MO  65536

Candidates should also complete pre-employment assessments using the WonScore testing system.  If you have any questions about the pre-employment assessments, please contact Laura Gideon at 417.532.3164.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Laclede Electric Cooperative, please contact Laura Gideon at 417.532.3164. 

Laclede Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

EEO AA M/F/Vets/Disabled

Please note: We accept applications for current openings only.  Unsolicited resumes will not be considered and will be returned to the sender.