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IT Applications Specialist - Flexible Locations within Western US

Location:  Ogden, UT, US, 84401
Company:  Oldcastle Materials Inc



Job ID:  119143


Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States and Canada.  Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida, with 18,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 states.


Position Overview


Oldcastle Materials is looking for a customer-focused individual with strong application and problem solving skills to join our team as an Application Specialist.  The Application Specialist will have the primary responsibility of providing level 2 support for the following applications: JWS Apex, and Libra.  This will include receiving, evaluating, prioritizing and resolving end user issues as well as supporting new deployments and upgrades.  This position will report to the Application Specialist Manager.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Provide 2nd level support for specified applications including JWS Apex, and Libra.
  • Support and implement corporate standards, through training, setup and documentation.
  • Coordinate and work with other teams to complete necessary tasks (e.g. Service Center, Field Services, Infrastructure, vendors, OMG users, etc.)
  • Identify chronic or systemic application errors, document through the ITSM tool, collaborate with the development team and work with the QA team to ensure a closed loop corrective action.
  • Lead creation of support and maintenance documentation of Standard Operating Procedures and processes in an effort to improve customer satisfaction / resolve times and empower Service Center first call resolution.
  • Actively participate in product roadmap and work request activities with designated product managers.
  • Provide timely status updates to key stakeholders and OMG IT Management.
  • Maintain team queues within ITSM tool.
  • Other duties as assigned.






  • Associates degree in Information Technology or equivalent.
  • 3+ years with POS applications including Command series, Libra, JWS Apex, ATS/MCS or a subset thereof.
  • Knowledge of Windows 7 and above, Office 2013 Suite, and general PC Networking.
  • ITIL Foundation certification preferred.


Work and Physical Requirements


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.


  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to be on call at a scheduled rotation.
  • Ability to travel (overnight) as required based on business needs up to 25%.
  • Ability to drive up to 5 hours for onsite services.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Must pass background check, alcohol and drug testing.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours in response to critical incidents or business-impacting project deliverables.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with people with a wide range of skills, experience, cultures and capabilities –business leaders, finance leaders, peers, vendors, staff members.
  • Ability to present ideas in concise, business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Must possess organizational skills, be an independent thinker, and have the ability to multitask within a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrate a hands-on, collaborative approach; works well in a team.
  • Demonstrates strong oral/written communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems independently by effectively leveraging provided tools.
  • Ability to understand customer needs and concerns and be able to customize services and products as appropriate.
  • Ability to self-manage time and travel expenses on a weekly basis.


Work Environment


Normal office working conditions in addition to industrial plant sites and quarries, requiring the usage of personal protective equipment, e.g. hard hat, steel-toed boots, and safety glasses


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What Oldcastle Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle


Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City
Nearest Secondary Market: Ogden

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