Eugene Water & Electric Board Network Administrator in Eugene, Oregon

Network Administrator



Network Administrator


$72,592.00 - $90,740.11 Annually


Eugene, OR

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Information Services

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The Eugene Water & Electric Board is seeking a Network Administrator with a diverse set of skills to contribute expertise in the following areas:

  • Implementation of complex Layer 2 & 3 networks.

  • Routing concepts and protocols.

  • Implementation of solutions based on architectural designs.

  • Cisco and Palo Alto Firewalls, and Firewall concepts.

  • Cisco based Wireless Infrastructure support.

  • Analysis of network infrastructure, and provide recommendations for improvements to ensure optimal performance.

The Network Administrator will have the opportunity to work in a diverse and complex technology environment supporting internal and external customers.

The application period for this position is open until filled.

Why This Job

Are you interested in the opportunity to contribute to the performance of the largest public-owned utility in Oregon and one that aspires to be the best public utility in the nation? The Network Administrator will have the opportunity to greatly impact the way EWEB does business. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills and an ability to coordinate with teams to achieve common goals. They will be able to apply project management methodologies to manage projects that have utility-wide impact. If you enjoy conducting complex analysis on business and technical problems in an organization where you have the opportunity to influence business decision-making at all levels, then this may be the job for you!

EWEB offers employees a progressive working culture devoted to providing excellent public service. Our employees work in a fast-paced environment where creativity, innovation, involvement, teamwork and professional development are supported and encouraged. EWEB is also committed to providing a work environment conducive to the safety, health, and well-being of its workforce, and offers great benefits, including but not limited to health care, vacation and sick leave, pension, holidays, an on-site fitness center, credit union and a child development center.

EWEB takes pride in our commitment to diversity and inclusion among our employees. We embrace and value differences of culture, education, experience, physical ability and unique perspectives in our workplace. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Attracting, retaining and advancing talent from all sources strengthens our bond with the multifaceted community we serve.

Minimum Training and Experience Required

Requirements As A Qualification & Progression

Minimum Experience: Four years of progressively responsible experience in Local Area Network, server administration, and workstation hardware and software support. Experience must include two or more of the following areas: network design, layer 2 networking, layer 3 networking, firewall management, or wireless.

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology or related field with technical courses in Networks and other IT infrastructure, server and personal computer hardware, operating system software or other applicable technical education.

Desirable education, experience, training and certifications: Preferred experience with technology from vendors: Cisco, Microsoft, Red Hat, Interactive Intelligence, Palo Alto.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying.

Valid driver license: Yes, or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of appointment.

Professional license or registration: None.

Post-offer background check required: Yes

Post-offer drug test required: No.

Post-offer physical / functional test required: None.

Apprenticeship or other education/training required as a condition of employment, progression or advancement: None.

Supplemental Information


Supervision or Functional or Technical Oversight Exercised: None. May provide technical oversight over other employees..

Type and frequency of personal contact required (general public, customers, organizations, and EWEB employees): Daily personal and telephone contact with EWEB employees and regular contact with personnel from other organizations. Frequent contact with hardware/software vendors via their telephone customer support function.

We offer an extensive benefits package to help our employees stay healthy and plan for their financial futures. A comprehensive summary of EWEB's generous benefit package is available here.

Complete details regarding coverage are located in the plan documents, summary plan descriptions, labor contracts and administrative policies that are provided to new employees.

EWEB is pleased to offer a competitive benefit package, however EWEB reserves the right to make modification or additions to these benefits, or to eliminate the benefits for former, current, or future employees at any time. Such right expressly includes the authority to modify the conditions for eligibility and entitlement for benefits, the level of coverage and the amount of required contributions for such benefit.