Assistant IT Specialist - Houston

Date Posted: 06/10/2021

Equity Staffing has an exciting new permanent IT Specialist opportunity with an Engineering company 's office in Houston! This opportunity is a great fit for candidates with 3+ years of previous IT Support experience onsite in a professional environment & seeking a long term career oriented opportunity!

$45 - $55k depending on experience
Office located in Uptown area, near Galleria
Position will be 100% onsite

Excellent benefits including: nation's #1 rated employee stock ownership program, health benefits, 401k matching, pto, education reimbursement, and more!

Primary Responsibilities:

• Assist with installation, repair and upgrade of computer hardware.
• Assist with troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
• Assist with training on hardware and software packages.
• Assist with preventative IT and Network maintenance tasks.
• Assist Corporate IT Infrastructure team with installation, maintenance and repair of network and phone resources.
• Resolve any issues in Audio Visual (AV) enabled spaces to complete resolution, including coordination with AV integration partners on hardware warranty, control system programming, or cabling issues.
• Assist with business relations activities with regional office staff and management for feedback or user integration.
• Assist with IT processes for daily activities as defined by Corporate IT including asset management activities and IT inventory management.
• Assist in asset management tasks by completing appropriate documentation, maintaining inventories of active equipment, and providing for disposition of returned technology assets.
• Provide support for customers in all company locations via phone, video, e-mail, and in-person to resolve issues.
• Assist with incidents assigned from other IT groups or non IT sources.
• Assist with AV support during presentations and company-sponsored events.
• Assist in setup and execution of video conferences.
• Provide training and education to employees on usage of AV systems.
• All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related degree (applicable years of experience may be substituted for degree requirement)
• Microsoft A certification a plus.
• This position requires a self starter with proactive initiative, excellent follow through on tasks, strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to clearly communicate to all levels of employees, management and clients.
• Technical expertise in desktops, workstations, laptops and other IT peripheral devices required.
• Must be knowledgeable in LAN/WAN environments and possess expert problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Excellent audio visual skills, including issues troubleshooting.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office suite.

Equity Staffing Group is one of the fastest growing Native American owned staffing companies in the United States. We are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Rocky Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council (RMMSDC).

Equity Staffing Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equity Staffing Group will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.We welcome you to learn more about our company by visiting www.equitystaffing.com.


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Lisa M.

Denver, CO

“I’ve been an IT contractor for 9 years, and in that time I’ve been exposed to numerous IT staffing firms and consulting agencies, big and small.  Equity impressed me immediately.  My recruiters quickly and efficiently connected me with a great tech company whose needs in both personality and tech proficiency matched my wheelhouse in addition to a healthy dose of career progressing tech challenges.  And a 12 minute drive from my house no less.  That’s huge for me.  They were willing to meet face to face before the client company interview which, in my experience, is critical to the staffing firm / contractor relationship.  Equity is organized, modern, and professional, and my recruiters were very pleasant to work with, responsive, and generous with their time.  I’m grateful for all they’ve done for me.”

Christopher S.

Minneapolis, MN

“Working as a consultant for Equity Staffing Group has been a wonderful experience.  My recruiter was a true professional throughout the entire process.  Equity separates itself from other staffing companies I have worked with in past because they provided wonderful customer service, they had benefits offerings,  the onboarding was easy and efficient but best of all they followed up with me prior to my assignment ending and found my next assignment shortly afterward.  I highly recommend the professionals at Equity Staffing Group!”

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Atlanta, GA

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