Job #: 8079

Title: Network Administrator 3 (N-It)

Specialty:  Field Intranet Network (FIN) Support

Location: Vancouver

Application Due Date: 8/21/2017




ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  US Citizenship REQUIRED


Position Overview:

This full-time contract Network Administrator 3 position will support our client’s Power System Control (PSC) Technical Services group (TTCT). PSC Technical Services is responsible for technical leadership of the PSC systems and the PSC Functional Team. Services provided by this organization include expert analysis, troubleshooting support on complex problems, creation and updates of maintenance standards and guides, coordination of test equipment and spare parts, emergency telecommunications, technical training and acceptance testing of new communications equipment.  This position will provide field support for our client’s operational telecommunication facilities and associated equipment. The FIN Network Administrator function supports the Field Intranet Network (FIN) administration, security, and data integrity. This position is located in Vancouver, WA.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: This position requires confidentiality, professionalism and requires passing a higher level background investigation, for which the selected candidate must qualify to hold or continue to hold the position.


Position Responsibilities include:

Note: all official drafts, documents and recommendations, as listed below, must be reviewed, finalized and approved / accepted by appropriate manager / or other federal personnel with the authority to do so.


Position Requirements:



Technical Requirements:


General Requirements:


Additional Requirements:


Required Client-Provided Training:


*Note: Attendance at all conferences, workshops, training, etc. must be pre-approved by our client.  For any such events, requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis; approval is subject to the most current guidance provided by our client or DOE and is subject to change. Our client reserves the right to negotiate attendance on billable/non-billable hours and reimbursement of travel costs with the supplier. Reimbursable travel costs must adhere to the Federal Travel Regulations and be submitted via an expense sheet.






Access Permit


This Permit allows unescorted access in to, out of and movement within energized facilities, for the purpose of observation only, by persons who have received appropriate instructions, training and demonstrated a level of understanding necessary to safely move about within energized facilities.


Access Permit holders may only perform work when escorted by someone with an appropriate level Permit for the work being performed.


Examples: district managers, electrical engineers or structural engineers who need to look at a facility only occasionally, administrative or clerical support, project managers who need to visit a facility, new-hire apprentices until they can qualify for a Restricted Electrical Worker Permit, field planner schedulers.


Minimum Requirements


·      Need for unescorted access and movement within energized facilities for observation only.

·      For Employees and contractors, knowledge and understanding of APM safety rules defined in section 10.1.

Minimum rules governing Access Permit holder conduct while in energized facilities:


·      May perform observations only, must remain on the ground at all times, and shall not open any cabinet doors or access panels on electrical equipment, or manipulate any equipment in any manner unless escorted by a qualified individual.

·      May perform work for which they are qualified when escorted by a person Permitted at or above the level for the work to be performed.

·    May escort an unpermitted person for observations only.

·      Shall adhere to all safety requirements and substation security policies as provided by the Rules of Conduct Handbook.

To obtain or renew this Permit:


·    For employees and contractors:

The applicant must possess an active badge/proximity card.

The applicant must demonstrate an understanding of the Rules of Conduct Handbook and Accident Prevention Manual rules defined in section 10.1 by passing an Access Permit Exam. The applicant must schedule the Access Permit Exam with a district Chief Substation Operator or designee who will administer the exam.

Applicants for their first Permit who have passed the exam must also schedule and complete a Substation Tour with a District Chief Operator or designee who will conduct the tour.  See section 9.3.

After successfully passing the Access Permit exam, the new applicant, as defined in section 4.2, must complete an Application for Energized Facilities Permit form

6500.11e. The form must be signed by the TOZ-approved responsible work group manager/supervisor and sent to the Substation Operations Group for verification and processing.


The Substation Operations Group, TOZ, will review and verify the submitted information. If approved, the Access Permit will be issued by adding the applicants name to the Permit Directory.