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System Administrator

San Antonio, TX, US, 78636

Position open until filled

Minimum starting pay for this position is $92,240 annually or commensurate with experience


PHYSICAL OFFICE LOCATION: PEC Technology Center – 1506 US-281, Johnson City, TX 78636

Hybrid work options available    


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing complex duties required in the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the company’s enterprise computer network.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Improve service and efficiency with progressive technology
  • Design, install, test and troubleshoot the local area networks and wide area networks
  • Conduct performance tuning
  • Write specifications for hardware, select hardware and determine warranty requirements
  • Integrate multiple technologies, hardware and software
  • Manage inventory, track maintenance and ensure vendor contract provisions are met
  • Write plans to support the infrastructure network needs
  • Document Information Technology Department procedures
  • Train Information Technology staff in the management of the network
  • Design, monitor and provide reports on enterprise network performance
  • Prepare disaster recovery plan and business resumption plan for the infrastructure systems
  • Develop systems with provisions for continuity of operations during any disaster recovery or other emergency situations
  • Interact with end users to ensure quality network and system utilization
  • Consult with users, management, vendors and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements
  • Install, maintain and monitor security measures
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities:   None


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of using computers and computer systems, including hardware and software to set up functions, enter data or process information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, TFTP, routing, firewalls, e-mail, distributed authentication, VPN’s, telecommunications issues and other network administration concerns, particularly in complex LAN and WAN environments
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing and changing priorities
  • Skilled in identifying, analyzing and resolving problems
  • Ability to set priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to listen to and understand information verbally and in writing


Minimum Qualifications – (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or technology related field or Five years current experience with network related systems.
  • Cisco CCNA certification preferred
  • Microsoft Certified Enterprise Administrator preferred


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week




Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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