The job profile “technician” can work in variety of sectors. Some technicians can work in IT sector while some healthcare sector as medical technicians. In short we can say that technicians are trained professionals molded to work in various sectors as per their education. Some of the technician jobs are IT technicians, pharmacy technicians, automotive technicians, installation and maintenance technician and many more. Some technicians can work in an organization while others may have to outside i.e. maybe on field to solve problems. Let’s understand one of the examples in detail. We are going to discuss in detail about the IT technicians in this post.
What do you understand IT technicians?
As the profile itself describes the duties are associated with IT sectors. The technicians are responsible for handling of problems linked with computer, installation of software, and many more. They may also take responsibility of maintenance of computer systems etc. They are expert at handling different operating systems like windows, Linux, UNIX and many more.
They are usually graduates holding degree in computer science. They may also hold BCA or MCA or B.Tech or M.Tech as degree to work as IT technician in an organization. Apart from this they must have some additional skills like problem solving skills, ability to diagnose problems and solve them in real time manner.
What is the role of IT technician in an organization?
There are several responsibilities of an IT technician in a company. Some of the roles are as mentioned below:
• They are given duty to assist users how to operate and understand all about the computers, printers, and many other portable devices.
• At times they will be asked to conduct training and provide information on both software applications and hardware parts. They will also be asked to reply to the request of repairs when things are damaged or face any other issues.
• IT technician jobs also involves designing, establishment of local and wide area networks, which also involves external connection to the Internet.
Likewise there are several other important roles they cover in an organization. After understanding about the IT technicians, we need to take proper steps so that we can get a job in the same sector, i.e. IT sector. Salary offered in the initial stages can reach up to 2.5 lakh in a year. And if you are a fresher then the starting salary is fair enough to start a job in this profession and achieve your goals.
Ways to land yourself in a good job
With the passage of time new ways have come into existence to get a job in your desired sector. Earlier the method to get a job was very limited which involved classified section of newspaper. And this has now reached and expanded to the online and offline mode so as to reach maximum job seekers. Similarly another effective way to get a job without taking helps of third person is the job portal. Various job portals are helping candidates I getting technician jobs in various sectors.
Neelam Gupta is currently focusing her writing on the extensive domain of employment. She has written various articles and blog posts on resume writing, job search and hiring. She also likes to write about nature.