Hardware Technicians in Columbia, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  909564

Apex Systems is searching for Hardware Technicians to help support on of our larger federal government integrator clients in the Fort Meade, MD area. If you or someone you know is interested in pursuing this opportunity please email a copy of your resume to Chris at cdouthat@apexsystems.com

Job Title: PC Field Support Specialist- Hardware Technician Level 1

Location: Fort Meade, MD

Contract Length: 10 years

Required Clearance: Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain an active DOD TS/SCI Full Scope Poly clearance

  • 10 days of PTO and 10 paid federal holidays

 

Description

The Hardware Technician provides Tier 2 and 3 on-site and remote supports for computer workstations, servers, printers, peripherals, and teleconferencing equipment. Conducts sites surveys; assesses and documents current site configuration and user requirements. Analyzes existing requirements and prepares specifications for hardware acquisitions. Prepares engineering plans and site installation Technical Design Packages. Develops hardware installation schedules. Prepares drawings documenting configuration changes at each site. Prepares site installation and test reports. Configures computers, communications devices and peripheral equipment. Trains site personnel in proper use of hardware. Builds specialized interconnecting cables.

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and test computer workstations, servers, printers, peripherals, and teleconferencing equipment
  • Install and configure computer workstations, servers, printers, peripherals, and teleconferencing equipment and associated cabling
  • Maintain government and/or vendor-manufactured fiber optic modems, multiplexer, fiber optic/Ethernet cables & telephone systems
  • Updates technical drawings using AutoCAD software as needed

 

Requirements

Minimum education and experience level:

High school/GED and a minimum of four (4) years of experience. Equivalent education and experience: Associate’s degree and two (2) years of experience.

  • Highly skilled in installing, repairing and troubleshooting computer hardware and peripherals. Well-versed in installing windows, software, applications, antivirus and patches
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand technical manuals and schematics
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Able to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in working with end-users remotely
  • Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Windows 7 and 10
  • Familiar with Active Directory security and policies
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding communication skills to relate with team members and support workers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178