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  • Chicago, IL

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COMPUTER TECHNICIAN

GEEKS ON SITE • Chicago, IL

Posted 21 days ago

Job Snapshot

Contractor
Experience - At least 2 year(s)
$25.00 - $35.00 /Hour
Computer Hardware, Computer Software
Information Technology
Relocation - No
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Job Description

We are a US based nationwide company, and a market leader for over 13 years in Computer repair services. We are committed to both our residential and business customers in providing the best service in any corner of the country, whether it be remotely or one of our techs coming out to see you. We are currently hiring Computer Field Technicians and professional System Engineers to service our residential and small business customers.


This is a 1099 independent contractor position - tech is responsible for tools, having their own vehicle and vehicle maintenance. We will cover expenses for gas in excess of 30 miles, and other site related expenses.  Techs are compensated for time on-site and parts purchased for customers.



Job Requirements

Software/Technical Skills:

• 2 years minimum full-time experience providing tech support

• Office suite; Word, Excel, & Outlook, etc

• Configuring email accounts using Outlook and Outlook Express

• In depth knowledge and usage of Windows operating systems

• PC imaging and configuration

• TCP/IP, Routers, WAPs, Wireless, and other networking devices

• Spyware / adware removal tools as well as antivirus programs

• Savvy with search engine techniques

• Tech must be comfortable with all facets of PC and laptop hardware setup and maintenance; including installation and configuration of hard drives, NIC's, printers, and other PC accessories. 

• Experience with Mac is preferred, but not required

Duties:

• Technician will apply skills described above in resolving clients’ issues

• Troubleshoot software

                -Re-installation of OS

                -Removal of viruses/malware

                - Software upgrades and installation

• Troubleshoot hardware & network issues

• PC Imaging and configuration

• Troubleshoot and set up peripherals

• Helping end users understand software

• Call clients’ vendors for warranty and troubleshooting issues

Compensation:

$25 to $35/hr for time spent at client sites; 1 hour minimum for each job, plus commission

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