Career Opportunities

Network Communications

Anderson Main Office
Anderson, CA
Close:  04/18/2017
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Sierra Pacific Industries IT Department is seeking an experienced Communications Specialist with strong work ethic and excellent people skills to join our professional IT team in Anderson, CA.

PRIMARY DUTIES
Basic voice and network support for both office and manufacturing environments:

• Help with planning voice and network infrastructure
• Establish voice and data networks by running, pulling, terminating, and splicing cables.
• Install network equipment such as wireless bridges, routers, data switches & VOIP switches
• Verify voice and data connections by troubleshooting onsite issues
• Maintain documentation for all cable infrastructure at manufacturing locations
• Provide field support for all locations, some travel will be required
• Provide on-going local and phone support for network related problems
• VOIP and Nortel PBX support

Responsibilities include supporting network and peripheral requirements and usage when needed:
• Review and replace network switches, routers, and related peripherals at all locations as required
• Provide users with necessary training and on-going support
• Interpret, prioritize and garner proper approval for all user requests

Internet and Intranet support:
• Participate in basic support troubleshooting over the phone
• Work with vendors to resolve hardware and software issues


QUALIFICATIONS
Applicant must have at least 2 years of field experience with:

• Basic network troubleshooting
• Knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, VLANS, VOIP & PBX systems
• Knowledge of CAT5 / CAT6 cable wiring and termination standards (T568A / T568B)
• Familiarity with Windows 7 - 10 operating systems
• Basic Cisco router and switch troubleshooting skills
• Knowledge of DSL, T1, Fiber Optic, Wireless, MPLS, WANs, LANs and related technologies

Familiarity with the following will be strongly considered:
• Knowledge of fiber termination and installation
• Cisco Routers & Switches, ShoreTel VOIP & Nortel PBX’s
• Network monitoring tools such as SolarWinds “Orion” or equivalent

Personal Skills and Qualities:
• Integrity, initiative and the ability to work autonomously are important qualities for this position
• Excellent customer service skills; polite, professional and efficient communication skills
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks and handle stressful situations
• Candidates must either live in the Redding area or be willing to relocate at their own expense

Send cover letter and resume to:
Sierra Pacific Industries
Paul Niemer
P. O. Box 496011
Redding, CA 96049-6011


Sierra Pacific Industries is a third generation, family-owned company based in Northern California. We own and manage nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington. We are one of the largest solid wood products manufacturers in the United States, manufacturing facilities are located in California, Washington and Wisconsin, as well as offices located throughout the United States.

Sierra Pacific provides a competitive compensation package for qualified crew members and their families that includes paid holidays and vacation, health benefits, life insurance and a generous retirement program. As part of our commitment to safety, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. We verify the social security number of all newly hired crew members. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

We frequently update new job postings as they become available. Applications will only be accepted for advertised positions from applicants who meet the stated minimum qualifications and submission deadlines.