Computer Operator Job Description

Computer Operator Job Description

September 2nd, 2019

Computer Operators monitor and control computer and electronic data processing equipment according to standardized operating instructions. They are tasked with managing and improving a company’s network performance by troubleshooting hardware and software problems.

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We are looking for a talented Computer Operator to monitor and control our computer systems. As a Computer Operator, you will be responsible for handling the operation and maintenance of our computer systems, collaborating with the IT team, performing routine maintenance, and maintaining equipment inventories.

To ensure success as a Computer Operator, you should have strong working knowledge of computer hardware and software systems, excellent problem-solving skills, and be able to work quickly in high-pressure situations. Ultimately, a top-class Computer Operator can setup, maintain, and troubleshoot computer systems without impeding productivity.

Computer Operator Responsibilities:

  • Setting up computers and other hardware devices.
  • Meeting with the IT team to determine the sequence of operations.
  • Starting operations by entering computer commands.
  • Monitoring error and stoppage messages.
  • Correcting errors, loading paper, and adjusting equipment settings.
  • Troubleshooting equipment malfunctions and software errors.
  • Responding to user requests and problems.
  • Performing preventative maintenance.
  • Maintaining supply inventory.
  • Ensuring the security of the company’s computer systems.

Computer Operator Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Proven work experience as a Computer Operator.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer electronics including circuit boards, chips, processors, and peripheral equipment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of modern operating systems, Enterprise, networking, and Office software.
  • Knowledge of administration and clerical procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in high-pressure situations.

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