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Services Technician

Edmonton, AB, CA


The Managed Services – Services Technician (Deskside Support Specialist) will report to the Service Desk Manager and is responsible for providing primarily onsite support but may also provide virtual remote support. 




  • Deploy desktops and peripherals following deployment documentation and checklists 
  • Perform complex hardware and/or software upgrades to existing equipment 
  • Perform network connections for desktops and printers 
  • Perform troubleshooting to determine and resolve the root cause of most hardware or software malfunctions at the desktop level 
  • Perform complex moves, adds, changes of computer equipment 
  • Understanding of Deployment Guidelines 
  • Outsourcing to client sites 
  • Be available for regular work assignments during evenings and weekends or out of town 
  • 7x24 on-call is a requirement for this role 




  • College or University education in Electronics or Computer Science 
  • A+ Certification and MCP preferred 
  • Minimum of two (2) years of related job experience 
  • Experience with two Operating Systems 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills 
  • A sense of urgency to complete tasks and assignments 
  • Ability to diffuse tense customer situations and project a positive, confident outlook 
  • High level of integrity and honesty 
  • Ability to take direction and follow practices and procedures consistently and accurately 
  • Good time management skills 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment 
  • Experience with a desktop productivity suite 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle and a clear driving record abstract is required 
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. on a regular basis 



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Requirements – Demands Analysis

  • Handling maximum of 21-65 lbs.
    1. Lifting
      1. 5- 65 lbs. (occasional) – low level lifting
      2. 5- 65 lbs. (frequent) - waist level lifting
      3. 5-65 lbs. (rare) – above shoulder lifting
      4. 5- 65 lbs. (occasional) – front carry
      5. 5-65 lbs. (rare) – side carry
    2. Pushing/Pulling (hand carts and dollies)
      1. 60-100 lbs. (occasional)
  • Sitting/driving (constant)
  • Trunk rotation (rare)
  • Crouching/squatting/kneeling/crawling (occasional)
  • Walking and standing (frequent)
  • Climbing stairs (occasional)
  • Hand use (frequent)



As a condition of employment, this job is subject to the successful completion of the following pre-employment conditions: Reference Checks, Criminal Background Checks, Driver’s Abstract and valid driver license if required for the role.


Insight Canada is proud to offer reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform us during the application process.





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