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IT Administrator

Join Our Team as an IT Administrator at Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative


Are you knowledgeable about information technology and looking for an opportunity to kick-start your career in IT administration? NIPCO is seeking an individual to join our team as an IT administrator. This entry-level position offers the chance to grow and develop your skills in the utility industry. 


Role overview:

As an IT Administrator, you will play a crucial role in configuring, monitoring, managing, and securing our IT infrastructure. From servers and workstations to tablets and security systems, you’ll be involved in a wide range of tasks to ensure the smooth operation of our technology environment. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Configure, monitor, manage, and secure servers, workstations, and tablets with various operating systems including Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android.

  • Install, configure, patch, upgrade, and replace operating systems and installed applications.

  • Utilize Microsoft technologies such as Microsoft 365, Active Directory, Group Policy, Office, Microsoft SQL, and web-based applications. 

  • Apply knowledge of networking technologies including routers, switches, VLAN, SD-WAN, BGP, and VPN to support our network infrastructure.

  • Configure, monitor, manage, and secure security systems such as firewalls, Intrusion Prevention/Detection Systems, antivirus/malware solutions, and SIEMs. 

  • Assist in the configuration, management, and operations of workstations, printers, and other devices. 

  • Provide helpdesk assistance and support to end-users as needed. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred but not required. 

  • Knowledge, training, and/or experience in computers, networks, and related devices.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft technologies and applications. 

  • Understanding of networking technologies and protocols

  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and provide effective solutions

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Eagerness to learn and grow 


Why Join Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative?


At NIPCO, we offer a supportive work environment where you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge in IT administration. You’ll be part of a team dedicated to delivering reliable and efficient solutions to support our operations. 


Benefits include medical coverage, 401k plan with employer matching, employer funded pension, and paid time off. 


Apply now to join our team at Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative. 


Please fill out the attached form, and send, along with resume and letter of interest, to

Upon submitting your information online, a confirmation email will be sent to you within 24 hours (48 hours on the weekend) to verify receipt of your information. If you do NOT receive this confirmation, please contact our Human Resources Department at




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