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"Computer User Support Specialist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Computer User Support Specialist"

1) Inspect equipment and read order sheets to prepare for delivery to users.

2) Modify and customize commercial programs for internal needs.

3) Prepare evaluations of software or hardware, and recommend improvements or upgrades.

4) Answer user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems.

5) Oversee the daily performance of computer systems.

6) Enter commands and observe system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors.

7) Install and perform minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications.

8) Set up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software.

9) Maintain records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities.

 

 

11) Confer with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.

12) Develop training materials and procedures, or train users in the proper use of hardware or software.


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13) Refer major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors or technicians for service.

14) Read trade magazines and technical manuals, or attend conferences and seminars to maintain knowledge of hardware and software.

15) Conduct office automation feasibility studies, including workflow analysis, space design, or cost comparison analysis.

16) Hire, supervise, and direct workers engaged in special project work, problem solving, monitoring, and installing data communication equipment and software.

Job Description for "Computer User Support Specialist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  15-1151.00