IT Administrator

Requisition ID: 273763 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: N/A 
  • Work Location: Columbia, MD 


Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining and Metals; and Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.


Core to Bechtel are our values-ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants-integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers expect, and how we deliver.


Position Summary

We are looking for a team member that will collaborate openly and has proficient oral and written communications skills. As a member of our IT team, you will have the opportunity to be engaged in a wide variety of IT-related work. This will include maintaining both voice and data systems, providing user support and troubleshooting efforts, and researching and recommending creative methods and solutions for networking, administration, and other IT-related tasking. We do not require you have competency in all these areas and will provide on-the-job training for areas that need reinforcement. 


This is not the typical trouble-ticket-based systems/network administration position, but instead requires the orchestration of different skill sets across the spectrum of IT solutions to effect significant modernization while ensuring reliable service.


This position is in Columbia, MD.



  • Implementing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and testing IT systems both virtual and physical.
  • Installing, testing and maintaining several types of network devices, and interfaces.
  • Configuring and installing systems and subsystems, IT components and equipment as they relate to data, voice and video hardware and software.
  • Supporting network analysis for performance and issues.
  • Evaluating new technologies and techniques.
  • Interfacing with the customer and performing requirements elicitation.
  • Developing and maintaining installation, configuration and operational procedures.
  • Supporting Windows/Linux for network operation and IT systems.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with six (6) years’ experience relevant to Information Technology OR twelve (12) years’ work experience relevant to Information Technology in lieu of degree.
  • You must possess an active TS SCI with Polygraph security clearance.
  • U.S. citizenship is required for this position.
  • Salary and grade commensurate with experience.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Technical experience such as system installation, system configuration, network engineering, computer technician, etc.
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting systems and network components
  • Experience installing, testing, maintaining and operating IT and/or hardware and software components (e.g., Linux/Unix, virtualization).
  • Experience with infrastructure architecture concepts, configurations and standards
  • Support network system and network design for IT systems and components


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with configuration management environments (e.g., GIT and Subversion)
  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking (SDN) or Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • Knowledge or experience in LTE, UMTS, GSM technology, wireless voice, or landline phone switches
  • Experience with telephony troubleshooting
  • Security+ Certified


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.