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You might hire a computer technician to:

  • Ensure all workplace computers meet operational standards so employees can use them effectively
  • Monitor the company’s internet connectivity

  • Implement solutions to challenges that impede user productivity
  • Develop instructional documentation that teaches individuals how to get the most out of their computer equipment throughout the workday
Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Expert understanding of modern computing technologies
Several years of experience overseeing technical operations of a company’s digital devices
Comprehensive knowledge of troubleshooting methodologies
Ability to diagnose problems with a variety of computing software and hardware
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Adeptness with analog and digital diagnostic equipment and software
Familiarity with office software (ex: Google Workspace, Microsoft 365)
Proficiency using a variety of operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.)
Strong organization skills and the ability to smoothly navigate multiple responsibilities at once
Accreditation(s) from Cisco Certified Network Associate, CompTIA A+, and/or Linux+