3511-Information and communications technology operations technicians

Job Title: 

Information and communications technology operations technicians

Job Description: 

Information and communications technology operations technicians support the day-to-day processing, operation and monitoring of information and communications technology systems, peripherals, hardware, software and related computer equipment to ensure optimal performance, and identify any problems.


Tasks include

  • operating and controlling peripheral and related computer equipment
  • entering commands, using computer terminal, and activating controls on computer and peripheral equipment to integrate and operate equipment
  • monitoring systems for equipment failure or errors in performance
  • notifying supervisor or maintenance technician of equipment malfunctions
  • responding to program error messages by finding and correcting problems, escalating the problem to other staff or terminating the program
  • reading job set-up instructions to determine equipment to be used, order of use, material such as disks and paper to be loaded, and control settings
  • retrieving, separating and sorting program output as needed, and sending data to specified users
  • loading peripheral equipment, such as printers, with selected materials for operating runs, or oversee loading of peripheral equipment by peripheral equipment operators.
Specific Occupations: 

Operator , computer

Operator , computer peripheral equipment

Assistant, computer: engineering (operations)/Operator, computer printer: highspeed Operator,

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2216