TECHNICAL HARDWARE ANALYST I - GCBookmark This
City of Houston
Department of Public Works Engineering
7:00 am - 4:00 pm / M-F*
*Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Performs skilled technical work in the design, installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of computer hardware and data communications equipment or industrial control systems. Installs and maintains data communication networks or microprocessor-based process control equipment. Reviews site and develops plans for installation; reviews specifications in detail and identifies restrictions due to compliance codes. Oversees daily operation of host computer. Assists in the diagnosis of data communications system failures, and communicates and coordinates with supervisor to solve problems with various types of data communications facilities. Trains personnel on computer capabilities and technical procedures. Responds to complaints and inquiries relating to hardware and data communication problems to clarify procedures in the absence of established guidelines. Repairs and calibrates all components of process control systems or data communication networks; troubleshoots and repairs both digital and analog electronic equipment to the module level. Performs other duties as assigned.
This position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items (up to 40 pounds) and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis.
This is a Department of Public Works Engineering Emergency Management position at the Tier 2 Level.
Preferences will be given to applicants with extensive experience with remote installation, troubleshooting and resolving, technical and systems support issues related to physical and virtual servers. Also, preference will be given to candidates with other infrastructure components experience such as: Microsoft System Center Configuration Center, Advance System Backup/Restore, Virtualization, Active Directory, and ITIL Best Practice. **Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 17
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided. If your application is selected for consideration you will be notified of the date and time of your interview.
An equal opportunity employer