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TEKsystems Desktop Support Technician in Schenectady, New York


Basic Function: The Help Desk Technician is the primary contact with employees regarding repair, troubleshooting. Incumbent provides prescribed technical assistance to users via the telephone for problems that are routine in nature. Enters calls into department support call tracking database/system. Troubleshoots technical support requests to determine if problem is caused by hardware/software, or peripheral equipment. Incumbent answers multiple line telephone in the performance of the duties. Incumbent may perform duties out of the office at user specific locations. Supervision is not a responsibility of this class. Work is performed under the general direction of Network and Systems Technicians. Does related work as required. Responsibilities: 1. Receives requests via telephone, e-mail, facsimile, mail, and in person for the support services provided by Division of Information Services. 2. Reviews and resolves computer software and hardware problems of users. 3. Logs requests for technical support into a computer, forwards requests as necessary. 4. Troubleshoots routine and standard personal computer problems, and provides prescribed technical assistance if applicable. 5. Answer telephones and direct calls as necessary. 6. Installs personal computers and peripheral equipment as necessary. 7. Installs/re-installs personal computer operation systems as necessary. 8. Setup personal computer operating systems, third party software, and data/Internet/Intranet access for user specific needs. 9. Provides assistance to Resource Center users regarding the use of peripheral personal computer equipment and software. 10. Maintains computerized files regarding the use of the divisions’ services by other departments and sends billing statements to those departments. 11. Meets with departments to provide technical assistance regarding departmental specific software, and acts as a liaison between the department and the vendor/manufacturer of the third party software in cases of vendor required support and defective software/hardware. 12. Maintain support documentation, files and records, as necessary. 13. Working knowledge of personal computers and the peripheral equipment. 14. Working knowledge of modern office equipment and terminology. 15. Working knowledge of modern information services terminology. 16. Working knowledge of business English. 17. Skill in the use of a personal computer keyboard. 18. Ability to communicate technical information both verbally and in writing. 19. Ability to use a personal computer. 20. Ability to convey prescribed technical procedures via the telephone. 21. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. 22. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. 23. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


Desktop, Support, Troubleshooting, Help desk, Windows 10, Customer service, Windows, Help desk support

Top Skills Details:

Desktop,Support,Troubleshooting,Help desk

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must be willing to take civil service exam to go FT

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications without regard to race, genetic information, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view the EEO is the law poster click here. Applicants with disabilities that require an accommodation or assistance a position, please call 888-472-3411 or email mpowers@teksystems.com. This is a dedicated line designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.