Technician Job Description

Technician Job Description

September 16th, 2019

Technicians are skilled professionals employed in almost every industry. They repair, install, replace, and service different systems and equipment. Technicians typically work alongside other skilled workers and should be able to read instructions and communicate effectively.

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We are searching for a detail-oriented, dependable Technician to join our growing team. The Technician's responsibilities include monitoring and servicing systems, diagnosing problems and troubleshooting equipment, running tests and completing reports, updating and improving existing systems, and repairing or replacing faulty equipment. You should collaborate with other professionals and be able to make useful recommendations wherever possible.

To be successful as a Technician, you should demonstrate strong self-discipline and a passion for technology. Oustanding Technicians possess sound knowledge of their trade and superb active listening skills.

Technician Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting, analyzing, and troubleshooting systems and equipment.
  • Reading repair manuals and liaising with other professionals.
  • Running tests and interpreting results to make effective recommendations.
  • Writing up reports, safety regulations, and preventative maintenance plans.
  • Sourcing replacement parts.
  • Negotiating with suppliers and clients.
  • Repairing or replacing faulty equipment.
  • Fabricating any components required.
  • Providing time and material cost estimates before starting a job.
  • Keeping abreast of advancements in your field and attending workshops as required.

Technician Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • A relevant degree, certification, or license may be required.
  • Experience as a technician.
  • A driver's license.
  • Ability to multitask and liaise with professionals in different fields.
  • Ability to explain problems simply and clearly.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to follow health and safety regulations.
  • Excellent mathematical and problem-solving skills.

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