PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, an electric generation and transmission cooperative serving Alabama and Northwest Florida, is seeking an Information Technology Specialist II in the Computer Information Services Department at the Headquarters Office located in Andalusia, Alabama. The purpose of this position is to provide uninterrupted, full-capacity performance of PowerSouth's computer systems. This includes low user impact servers, appliances, desktops, laptops, printers, scanners, mobile devices, etc. Assists users with the use of technology by performing functions such as help desk, trouble-shooter, and trainer. Ensures security of end-user devices by proper setup and configuration. Keeps complete hardware and software inventories to assist with reports and software compliance.
Applicants must have a two-year technical degree in Information Technology (Electronics, Computer Science) or related area and possess technical knowledge about computer systems, electronic systems, networks, and software applications. In addition, applicants must be able to educate others, answer questions, and troubleshoot any related problems about technology-based products and services. Incumbent must have ability to use judgment, discretion, initiative, cooperativeness, and creativity including ability to visualize abstract concepts and use various research tools, volt-ohm meter, network cable testers, and various power and hand tools (drills, saws, screwdrivers, wrenches, etc.) to repair technology-based problems.
Employment is subject to a negative drug screen, background check and completion of a comprehensive application for employment. PowerSouth offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program.
Internal Number: EN-64
About Information Technology Specialist II
PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, headquartered in Andalusia, Ala., is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative that serves the wholesale power needs of 20 distribution members — 16 electric cooperatives and four municipal electric systems — in Alabama and northwest Florida.
PowerSouth was formed in 1941 to generate and sell electricity. Today, PowerSouth remains a trusted energy provider for the distribution members, who serve end-use members in 39 Alabama and 10 Florida counties.