Network IT Specialist

City: Lac du Bonnet, MB, Canada
Title: Network IT Specialist
Category: IT
EmploymentType: Permanent
Position Summary
  • Through process excellence, the Site IT Specialist maintains computer equipment, software, and services designed to provide end-users reliable, dependable, and secure access to on-line applications, resources, and information.
  • Work with external resources to support IT requirements.  Examples of external resources:  general IT resources providing support to TANCO and specialized consultants providing highly skilled support of plant PLCs or networking environment.
  • To safeguard company assets within the department’s jurisdiction by adherence to Company’s  Internal Control Policy.

Job Requirements (Principal Responsibilities)
  • Site IT maintenance and IT system user support                   (60%)
  • Maintain PLCs programs and associated I/O devices             (30%)
  • Network administration, design & implementation                   (10%)

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours)
  • Strong project and task management skills.  Demonstrated ability to work with suppliers and others who are remote to the site.
  • Familiarity with instrumentation and its applications within Schneider Unity Pro environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve moderately difficult problems, providing clear alternatives.
  • Seeks to implement continuous improvement by defining specific measurable objectives.
  • Ability to lead and participate in team/group discussions.
  • Promotes team development.
  • Excellent English verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Works and effectively communicates at all levels of the organization and across functional areas.
  • Is a hands-on, self-starter who does not require direct supervision.
  • Ability to motivate fellow workers to achieve continuous improvement.

  • Five to seven years’ experience in a multi-location Microsoft server environment supporting servers and the user community.
  • Current certification in Microsoft 365 Desktop Administration, Fundamentals or Messaging
  • Certification or demonstrated experience with PLC or HMI platforms.  Schneider preferred.
  • Two plus years’ experience with local, wide area and industrial networking.
  • Mining experience highly desirable
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