Trades-Tech

Computer Service Technician

Also known as: Computer Technician.

Computer Technicians are responsible for maintaining computers. The area of expertise for a technician is the hardware element of computing systems.

Duties

  • Assemble new hardware and install running systems and programs;
  • Maintain hardware at its optimum performance level, diagnose faults and make repairs;
  • Upgrade or replace hardware such as monitors, CPU, keyboards and internal components.

Skills Required

  • Enjoy working with electrical, electronic and mechanical systems;
  • Enjoy solving practical problems;
  • Good hand-eye coordination;
  • Good eyesight and normal colour vision;
  • Good communication skills; and
  • Enjoy working with computers.

Salary

$55,000 - $100,000