Careers – Desktop Support Engineer (Bristol, VA)

At Strongwell, growth, market diversity and financial stability create an environment of security and opportunity. Strongwell people take pride in being part of an industry leading team. The company recognizes that its people provide the intelligence, vitality, enthusiasm and productive effort that makes the company what it is today.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please submit a completed application (linked below), along with your resume and salary history to Human Resource Department, Strongwell-Bristol, P.O. Box 580, Bristol, VA 24203-0580. You may also email your information to [email protected]. All application submissions are confidential. No phone inquiries please.

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Desktop Support Engineer (Bristol, VA)

JOB PURPOSE:

The Desktop Support Engineer role is to provide a point of contact for end users to receive support and maintenance within the organization's desktop computing environment. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware and equipment (including but not limited to PC, terminals, printers and scanners) to ensure optimal workstation performance. The person will also troubleshoot problem areas (in person, by telephone, or via remote access) in a timely and accurate fashion and provide end-user assistance where required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain security and integrity of all networks and systems
  • Image and deploy new desktop systems
  • Maintain inventory of all systems
  • Maintain system printers
  • Address Help Desk tickets regarding hardware, software and networking
  • Conduct remote troubleshooting
  • Guide users with simple, step-by-step instructions
  • Maintain patch level of all systems and devices
  • Maintain Phone/network cable runs, repairs & terminations
  • Direct unresolved issues to the next level of support personnel
  • Create technical documentation and manuals
  • Develop recommendations and project plans for system upgrades and enhancements
  • Continual learning and application of skills and resources

QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience, Competencies and Education

  • Proven work experience as a Desktop Support Engineer
  • Hands-on experience with Windows Operating systems and Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Server applications (SQL Server, SharePoint, Exchange) a plus
  • Working knowledge of office automation products and computer peripherals such as printers, scanners and mobile devices
  • Knowledge of network security practices and anti-virus programs
  • Ability to perform remote troubleshooting and provide clear instructions
  • Ability to work closely with vendors
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving, multitasking and communication skills
  • Proven ability to maintain a positive and support attitude while working in a fast-paced and ongoing-changing environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as with others in a team-based environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems or relevant field

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF JOB: This position requires that the employee be able to perform the following physical requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Sedentary work
  • Minimal lifting
  • Manual dexterity to operate, troubleshoot, and install technology equipment and systems

WORK ENVIRONMENT:This position requires that the employee be able to work effectively in a work environment involving:

  • Manufacturing
  • Exposure to glass/resins
  • Machinery
  • Office

The above mentioned duties are the essential functions of the job. We reserve the right to review job duties as situations dictate. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity with the industry leader, please submit your resume in confidence to [email protected].