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IT Specialist Intern

IT | Blackfoot, ID | Internship

Job Description

About Us:

Spudnik Equipment Company LLC is the North American market leader for potato planting, harvesting, and handling equipment – all designed and manufactured in our state of the art facility in Blackfoot, Idaho.  We have opportunities for enthusiastic, self-directed, and innovative people who are interested in a satisfying and rewarding career.  We are now accepting applications for the following position:

POSITION:               IT Specialist

LOCATION:              Blackfoot, Idaho


The Information Systems Technician Intern is an integral part of the support system for Spudnik Equipment Company.  The Intern is responsible for providing information technology support necessary to professionally and efficiently conduct our business. Teamwork and customer service skills are vitally important as the Intern works directly and indirectly with employees, supervisors, managers, and vendors.  In order to meet customer and business needs, the Intern may be required to work extended hours or additional shifts.  The Technician will demonstrate high levels of responsibility and accountability, working effectively and efficiently at all times.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary

  • Actively assist Department supervisor in maintaining servers, networks, and communication systems;
  • Receive, install, track, maintain, set up, and troubleshoot hardware, software, and devices;
  • Diagnose, repair, and return failed hardware and devices to vendors to meet the needed requirements of the RMAs;
  • Manage and ensure reliable and current data backup procedures;
  • Train and assist users in performing their duties related to computer hardware, software, and various programs;
  • Review, document, and update department policies and procedures in areas such as network layout, training topics, and frequently asked questions;
  • Assist in facilities maintenance and upgrades as needed.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary

  • Work in a team environment with little or no supervision;
  • Maintain a safe, organized, and clean work environment;
  • Fill in during team member absences;
  • Promote the company’s core values; integrity, respect, commitment, quality, innovation.


  • At least one year of education in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, Certification, or equivalent experience;
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.);
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory;
  • Ability to effectively organize and analyze data;
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and diagnose hardware and software failures;
  • Excellent communication skills including, verbal, written, and through presentation;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Ability to maintain composure and meet deadlines while under stressful conditions.

Machines Typically Operated

  • Basic clerical machines including computer, printer, adding machine, multiline telephone system, fax machine, postal machine, etc.;
  • Using man-lifts/scissor lifts, climbing ladders

Typical Physical Requirements

Light work involving:

  • Hearing
  • Typing
  • Repetitive
  • Sitting 
  • Handling
  • Standing
  • Motions
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Reaching
  • Lifting
  • Stooping
  • Talking
  • Grasping
  • Bending 

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • Activities occur primarily inside the office with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily temperature changes.  Some activities occur in a manufacturing environment working near equipment. Basic safety protocols required. High stress levels with customer expectations may occur during peak seasons.

PAY: Starting at $13.00/hr.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open until filled.

TO APPLY: Apply online at via the Careers page.