System Analyst

Company Name: McMinnville Water & Light
Phone Number: (503) 472-6158
City: McMinnville
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97128-0638
Job Title: System Analyst
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Information Technology / IS and Application Support
Posting Start Date: June 6, 2016
Salary: $27.93-$35.32
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

This is an advanced position responsible for the design, installation, modification, maintenance, or repair of business and communication systems. The person in this position must be a generalist with a good understanding of hardware and software.

The employee occupying this position is responsible for the effective design, efficient installation, repair, maintenance, and alteration of McMinnville Water & Light’s communications, business systems, and related electronic equipment. Work also involves modifying existing equipment to perform required functions or to update equipment components and software; performing preventive maintenance and repair tasks; planning and performing system installations, and troubleshooting. The employee is responsible for applying theory and practices to arrive at the desired result. Frequent contact is maintained in writing, in person, or over the phone with employees, governmental agencies, engineering firms, and suppliers to obtain and exchange information concerning system repair requirements or to obtain supplies. Work is performed in an independent manner with limited backup and in cooperation with other groups in the company. Specifically, the person needs to know: RF/cable TV, data networks, phone networks and features, computer hardware/software, security systems, video systems, cable plant installations, wiring, and web page design. The employee must interface successfully with outside consultants and contractors as well as operational supervisors within the organization. The employee will assist employee work groups in various aspects of operational technology involving electric department and water department operations and processes. Employee will be expected to learn basic electric and water operations to help interface with employees in successful implementation and operation of electric and water SCADA systems, water treatment plant processes, remote meter reading and security systems.
Employees are the most important element of effective communications with internal and external customers of McMinnville Water & Light and a positive attitude and effective communication skills to deal with customer opportunities are essential. This requires employees to remain calm while serving in a cheerful, pleasant, helpful, and courteous manner. Because McMinnville Water & Light is a multi-operation utility, a System Analyst may be assigned to other work areas as needs arise.

Experience Required:

Major experience with the installation, repair, and maintenance of business systems, communications, and wiring systems. A Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification in Windows Server 2008 or 2012 is required. A minimum of two years of experience or education in Information Technology is required. Industry certifications such as ITIL Foundation 3.0, Network +, FCC General Radio Operators License or similar experience in system support, electronics, communications, business systems hardware and software, and electronics test equipment is desirable. Strong leadership and communications skills are a must.

How to Apply:

Submit application and resume to: Human Resources, McMinnville Water & Light, P.O. Box 638, McMinnville OR 97128. MW&L employment application must be submitted for consideration. Position information and application available at

Posting End Date: July 6, 2016