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Site Technician Aide, Temporary

Contract Type
Education, Media & Communications
Iowa City, IA, 52240, USA
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Site Technician Aide, Temporary Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop le...

Job Description

Site Technician Aide, Temporary


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Overall Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Imaging/maintenance of workstations by adding print functionality, and troubleshooting hardware issues.
  • Imaging/maintenance of Admin workstations by adding them to PEROOT domain, adding print functionality, troubleshooting hardware issues, installing software and configuring IP addresses.
  • Administrative trouble reporting through Service-Now by opening and closing tickets.
  • Design, setup, and teardown scoring areas, cubicles, conference rooms and computers.
  • Prepare materials for scoring including, but not limited to, material tracking, hardware inventory, organization, and movement prior to and following scoring project.
  • Maintain and control warehouse and work area in an orderly and safe manner in accordance with established procedures.
  • Maintain shipping logs, handle receipt and shipment of materials and assets in and out of the center through established procedures.
  • Collect materials at end of project and prepare these for final shipment or archiving.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to system users.
  • Install, modify, troubleshoot, and make minor repairs to pc hardware and software systems.
  • Provide process improvement solutions where needed. Create documentation of solutions and review with site management team.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all lift equipment and racking. (if applicable for site)
  • Receive direction from the Site Manager and perform other duties as deemed necessary.
  • Provide security by monitoring main entrance of the scoring facility, checking badges of scoring personnel, and logging in and distributing authorized badges to visitors according to company regulations.
  • Assist in control of business sensitive information including maintenance of security badges, records, and sensitive materials pertaining to the nature of Pearson business.
  • Perform general clerical functions including filing, typing, mail sorting and distribution, answering phones, send/receive faxes, photocopying, etc.
  • Maintain logs and other records according to established procedures.
  • Use personal computer to develop and maintain spreadsheets, perform word processing functions, data entry, etc.
  • Operate and request maintenance upkeep on office machines, including fax, photocopier, laser printers, etc.
  • Give and receive information by phone relating to products and services.
  • Maintain supply inventory through ordering, receipt, and stocking of supplies.
  • Check for completeness and accuracy of timesheets and key-enter data into timekeeping system.
  • Use HR Hiring Record to create and maintain the Project Attrition Spreadsheet.
  • Assist Human Resources (HR) in administrative duties as needed.
  • Provide before-and after-hours support as needed.


Education, Skills and Knowledge

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school preferred or equivalent technical/computer experience in a business environment.
  • Familiarity with Windows operating system and basic understanding of Network TCP/IP.
  • Communication, organization, inventory control, teamwork, and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to collect facility requirements from scoring directors and implement scoring floor design and pc set up for all projects.
  • Ability to read, interpret and process documents and write routine reports.
  • Must have pc knowledge and troubleshooting experience.
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team, working overtime and off shifts as required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy required.
  • Must have ability to lift objects weighing over 50 lbs., stand for long periods of time, and push carts loaded with heavy materials.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-IA-Iowa City

Work Locations: US-IA-Iowa City-2510 North Dodge 2510 North Dodge Street Iowa City 52245

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 8, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1720162