Technical Apprentice

Job Description

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reports To:Technical Engineering Manager

Vista IT Group is looking for a Technical Apprentice to assist with the daily operations of Vista IT Group’s Technical Configuration Center. This position will require a general understanding of server, storage, and networking components. A successful candidate will have a strong desire to learn, possess an established work ethic, and will be given the ability to work independently. The candidate can expect to have a combination of coaching from other members of the Technical Engineering team, hands on learning, and general assistance with the operations of the Technical Configuration Center.

Position Specifics

  • 20-40 hours per week with flexible scheduling options
  • Compensation is based on experience, education, and certification levels
  • General hours of operation are 9:00-6:00
  • Eligible for quarterly Operations Bonus

Position Responsibilities

  • Bill of Materials verification
  • Hardware configuration
  • Logistics facilitation
  • Hardware Breakdown and Product Assessment
  • Physical rack builds (servers, storage, networking, UPS)
  • Assist operations with inventory management
  • Assist with receiving

Education & Experience

  • CompTIA A+ or similar education desired
  • 1 year of technical experience or education
  • Minimum 2-3 years of overall work experience

Desired Skills

  • Microsoft Office including Excel and Word
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong documentation and reporting skills
  • Flexible with the ability to adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Organized with the ability to maintain time management
  • Team player that works well with others
  • Good problem-solving skills

If you are looking for a vibrant culture, a great compensation and benefits package, and an organization that wants to help you accomplish your long-term career goals, then we want to meet you.

About Vista

Vista IT Group is a national technology provider serving customers in every state, representing multiple industry sectors and verticals. We have over 30 years of experience as a global technology provider and our unique business model serves as a strategic complement to the conventional global information technology supply chain. Vista possesses warehouse, logistics, and full integration capabilities, which make us stand out in an industry where most technology providers leverage external resources.

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