Status:  Full-time, Salary – Exempt
Location: LaGrange, GA
Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday (some irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays)
Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits including an aggressive 401k plan
Job Grade: 8
Department:  IT
Reports To: Vice President of Information Technology

Application Deadline:  Monday, February 26, 2018

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
We are seeking a self-motivated candidate that has a balance of technical skills and a strong desire to assist others. This position will provide technical support for hardware, software, applications and networking to Diverse Power Inc. Headquarters and the Pataula District Office as needed. The candidate should have the ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships throughout the company. This opportunity will provide exposure to a variety of technologies and systems.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Be the primary contact for end user technical support for IT Help Desk operations.
  2. Assist the IT Systems Engineer and the Communications Engineer in daily tasks, projects, and in a backup capacity.
  3. Respond to internal and external inquiries concerning systems operation and diagnose system hardware, software and operator problems.
  4. Assist with maintaining all systems within the Data Center including backup solutions, VM environment and telecommunications.
  5. Perform system and network administration.
  6. Assist in maintaining company website.
  7. Assist in maintaining LAN and external fiber network infrastructure.
  8. Assist in maintaining company phone system, A/V equipment and mobile phones.
  9. Identify and explore new technologies to improve overall IT capabilities.
  10. Provide excellent internal customer service.
  11. Perform any duties necessary for the benefit of the company.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. A minimum of a 2-year degree (Bachelor’s preferred) in computer science or related field and 2-3 years of experience is required. A longer work history will be considered in lieu of degree.
  2. The applicant must have experience in PC configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance.
  3. Must have networking experience (strong preferred) with both wired and wireless systems.
  4. Must have experience with common productivity software and operating systems.
  5. Experience working with Cisco networking equipment, SQL, MS Access, Exchange, fiber networks or VMware preferred.
  6. Cybersecurity knowledge applicable to a business network.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Occasional work in heat, cold, humidity, wetness, and dust.
  2. Must be able to lift and transport moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.
  3. Must be able to climb and work on a ladder.
  4. Must be able to work with hand-tools. sometimes overhead.
  5. Sitting for extended periods of time.
  6. Must be able to work with a team and independently.
  7. Must be capable of being certified to enter electric power substations.
  8. After and offer of employment has been made, a physical examination is required including drug testing.

Application Deadline:  Monday, February 26, 2018


HOW TO APPLY

Send us a complete Diverse Power Application and self-identification form OR Email, FAX or mail your name, contact info and request to:
employment@diversepower.com
FAX: 706-298-0778
Diverse Power
Human Resource Department
P.O. Box 160
LaGrange, GA 30241

OR

Visit us in person. Just ask at the Cashier Desk.
1400 South Davis Road
LaGrange, GA 30241

Where to Submit: Send your completed Diverse Power Application and the self-identification form to:

Diverse Power
Human Resource Department
P.O. Box 160
LaGrange, GA 30241
Fax: 706-298-0778
Email: employment@diversepower.com

Diverse Power is an Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action Employer, F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and Drug-Free Workplace.

706.845.2000
1-800-845-8362

MONDAY – FRIDAY
8AM – 5PM

Together, we’re bringing energy to life. Diverse Power is more than just your electric company, we’re your neighbor. A member-owned cooperative, we’re delivering advanced technology, service and quality to homes and businesses in the counties we serve.

Headquarters
1400 South Davis Road
P.O. Box 160
LaGrange, GA 30241

Pataula District
373 U. S. Hwy 82E
P.O. Box 289
Cuthbert, GA 39840

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