System Administrator V

  • Competitive
  • United States California Richmond
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Contract - 6 Months 
Location - Richmond, CA
Pay - Based on Experience
Benifits - Yes
Hours - 40/week


This is a safety sensitive position that specializes in Process Control Network (PCN) systems with accountability for maintaining the site’s critical operational systems within the PCN, and the ability to deploy, implement, and support a variety of PCN sysadmin solutions. Must be able to support, configure, and deploy solutions supporting plant control systems operations. This position collaborates with site Network Administrator, Process Control Engineer, Control Analyst, I&E teams, and vendors to implement changes to PCN, PLC and SCADA systems.  This position provides technical support to local operations personnel in the ongoing maintenance and administration of systems, including responsibility for cybersecurity standards adherence, information and risk compliance, asset inventory and monitoring, software license management, and OS/software patch management.

Work Scope:
• Provide design, configuration, deployment and operational maintenance of network and workstation/server/storage technologies to ensure continuous availability of secured and reliable network services to the facility.
• Collaborate with site PCN Administrators, Process Control and I&E teams and vendors to implement changes to systems in PCN, PLC and SCADA environments.
• Support new project deployments, as well as the operations and life-cycling of existing systems.
• Understand the nuances of different cloud solutions (hybrid, public, private, multi-cloud, on-prem) and implications for solution design and deployment.
• Interact with clients, provide cloud support, and make recommendations based on client needs.
• Provide for the identification, analysis, and resolution of infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.
• Provide design, testing and implementation support for and participate in internally driven platform deployment or lifecycle projects, as well as customer-facing projects.

• Experience supporting and troubleshooting LAN/WAN infrastructure in PCN / DMZ network environments; strong understanding of the Purdue Model
• Experience deploying, troubleshooting, and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2012R2 / 2016 / 2019 / 2022 servers (IaaS), in single-server or clustered virtual and physical configurations
• Experience providing design, testing and implementation support for and participation in internally driven platform deployment or lifecycle projects, and/or customer-facing projects
• Experience with virtualization environments consisting of VMware ESXi and vCenter v5 or above, running on Cisco Hyperflex platform, Dell FX2, or other hyper-converged platforms
• Experience planning, deploying, and supporting 3rd-party tools for infrastructure monitoring, patching, and related – such as QRadar / Splunk SIEM, Ivanti Shavlik patch management, SolarWinds, Symantec AV, or McAfee AV

• Strong oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to document the systems infrastructure
• Skills and demonstrated experience developing and maintaining PowerShell scripts to automate system maintenance and monitoring
• Skills and demonstrated experience administering Active Directory, Network Services (IP, DHCP, DNS and WINS), group policy object (GPO) management

Preferred Education
• An AS degree or higher, in technology or a related business discipline

• Grow Capabilities: demonstrated ability to quickly learn new technologies and platforms in support of continuously developing in this role
• Working knowledge of and experience with infrastructure systems and technologies such as Microsoft Windows Server, VMware, wired and wireless networking, DMZ/PCN networking following the Purdue model, Active Directory, and network services (DNS / DHCP / IP), and PowerShell or other scripting languages
• Experience working in or supporting complex processing facilities
• Strong oral and written communication skills; understanding of Agile methodologies / SAFe framework

Onboarding Requirements:
Pre-Employment Screening - Criminal Background
Pre-Employment Screening -Education Background
Acknowledgement of Temporary Assignment
GO 272
GO 272A
Harassment Guide Acknowledgement
Smartbadge Photo
Enroll and be active in a drug & alcohol screening process.
-Acceptable screening processes are; ASAP Drug Solutions
Contractor Consortium (ASAPCC) or Los Angeles Clean Card
(LACC) or DISA contractor’s consortium (DCCHA)
Attend Incident and Injury-Free indoctrination (IIF). (Renewed biennially) 2 hour
As an administrator for RI/SWP CBT, OSCA or HASC will issue a card with verification
of completed training codes. This card must be presented at Incident and Injury-free

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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