|Reference #||20-00027||Title||Desktop Support Technician|
|Position Type||Right to Hire|
|Experience Level||Right to Hire|
|Start Date / End Date||03-02-2020 --- 31-07-2020|
The PC Technician's role is to support and maintain in-house computer systems, desktops, and peripherals. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware and equipment while ensuring optimal workstation performance. The person will also troubleshoot problem areas in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training and assistance where required.
Work with end users to identify and deliver required PC service levels.
Liaise with, and provide training and support to, end users and staff on computer operation and other issues.
Install, configure, test, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot end user workstation hardware, networked peripheral devices, and networking hardware products.
Where required, install, configure, test, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot associated end user workstation software and networking software products.
Perform on-site analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex PC problems for a variety of end users, and recommend and implement corrective hardware solutions, including off-site repair as needed.
Receive and respond to incoming calls, and/or e-mails regarding PC and/or hardware problems.
Develop and maintain an inventory of all monitors, keyboards, hard drives, modems, printers, scanners, and other peripheral equipment.
Monitor and test PC performance and provide PC performance statistics and reports.
Acquisition & Deployment
Conduct research on computer products in support of PC procurement and development efforts. Evaluate and recommend hardware products for purchase.
Write technical specifications for purchase of PCs, networking hardware and related products.
Recommend, schedule, and perform PC, hardware and peripheral equipment improvements, upgrades, and repairs.
Excellent technical knowledge of network and PC hardware
Excellent Interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience.
Working technical knowledge of current network protocols, operating systems, and standards.
Ability to operate tools, components, and peripheral accessories.
Able to read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation, and OEM guides.
Ability to conduct research into PC issues and products as required
Basic troubleshooting skills.
Strong Customer service skills
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills.
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
Understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
Self-motivated and directed.
Keen attention to detail.
Analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Strong customer-service orientation.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, hand and power tools, and to handle other computer components.
Lifting and transporting of heavy to moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals
SELECTIVE PREFERENCES: Associate's degree plus 1-3 years of experience in desktop support (or equivalent experience). A+ Certification. Some SCCM experience or knowledge. Some MAC experience or knowledge. Some Chromebooks experience or knowledge.