The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19811

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/19/2018 10:41 PM)
    Systems Administrator
    Job Location
    US-MO-St. Louis
    Shift Schedule
    Manages Others
  • Company Profiles

    Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


    As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


    Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.


    Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


    We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.


    Business Need / Purpose of Role

    Under the direction of the IT Infrastructure Manager, the Systems Administrator is responsible for providing day-to-day support of networking, hardware, software, and telecommunications services for Weir Minerals North America (WMNA) in accordance with company policies and procedures.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

      • Provide technical direction for networking, hardware, and telecommunications services.  Undertake measures to ensure high availability of infrastructure systems.
      • Enforce Group IT standards at Weir Pumps and Valves Solutions.
      • Maintain the WPVS network to Weir Group standards. Manage security as laid out in the Information Security Policy.
      • Manage WAN and VPN links. This includes the setup and documentation of these links
      • Help manage the RSA Primary device for Weir
      • Participate in resolving Level 3 issues and tickets, and that these are resolved in a timely manner. Help ensure SLA’s with the Business is exceeded.
      • Provide assistance in managing telephone networks, with VoIP and legacy PBX systems in use throughout the Weir US sites.
      • Complete special projects as assigned.
      • Comply with all IT Department and Company policies, procedures, and programs.
      • Maintain technical competency; remain current in technology and changes in the industry.
      • Ensure compliance with all safety and work rules and regulations.  Ensure the maintenance of departmental housekeeping standards.
      • Ensure the completion of all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.
      • Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the continuous, ongoing improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality.
      • Nothing in this position description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University; and/or minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Working Knowledge of Windows Server and software systems, Active Directory, server and data center hardware, Cisco switching and routing, VMware support, VOIP telephony, WAN optimization, IDS/IPS, will be considered and evaluated.



    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures.  Ability to document issues, write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



    Industry standard Level 2 or 3 certifications provided by Vendors such as Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, etc. are preferred, and help to establish general competency.



    Desired skills: Thorough analytical problem-solving skills with the ability to think outside of the box. Organized, great attention to detail, good communication, self-motivated, and possesses follow-through skills. Ability to project and maintain professionalism with a diversity of people and groups inside and outside of the company. Service oriented yet assertive/persuasive. Ability to promote and maintain positive relationships within the company, to work under pressure and in stressful situations, and to work on a variety of tasks concurrently. Ability to work independently and on a team, communicate workload and project status to supervisors as requested.



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, crawl under desks, and work in both an office environment as well as a manufacturing plant. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and reach with hands and arms.


    The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision.



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Work is performed in inside environmental conditions. Moderate noise

    Core Competencies

    Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


    Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.


    Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.


    Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.


    Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.


    Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.


    Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments


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