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Computer Operator I


Monitors daily batch processes using tools provided; responds correctly to abnormal conditions; notifies on-call support via telephone and email and correctly relates the situation; follows written and oral instructions for resolving abnormal conditions.  This position is responsible for basic level data center systems operations.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Monitors the status and operations of computing and networking systems.
  • Follows documented procedures in dealing with production incidents of these processes.
  • Monitors console systems and peripheral equipment.
  • Monitors the status and operations of data center infrastructure.
  • Manage printed output correctly from data stream to filling in appropriate pickup locations using RJE software, multiple printers and I/O books.
  • Conducts routine inspections on equipment and reports any abnormalities.
  • Assists with monitoring all new or surplus equipment.
  • May assist with the asset management of IT equipment.

Education and Experience

An associate’s degree or a high school diploma and two years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position does not typically include supervisory responsibility.


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