Laser printer technicians work in a wide range of fields and must be able to think quickly on their feet to troubleshoot a variety of problems. They also work a variety of shifts depending on the industry, and some work during regular business hours while others work evenings or overnight.
Laser printer technicians usually work Monday through Saturday with Sundays and one weekday off, and extra days or hours may occasionally be necessary depending on the employer. These technicians should be able to stand on their feet for long periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds, and a valid driver's license is also necessary for the position.
Laser printer technicians typically work indoors, but should be able to work under any conditions, and they usually work independently and report to a supervisor. They are often provided with work orders for each day and must be able to meet all deadlines. A high school diploma is often a minimum requirement for this position, and some employers may prefer those who have a bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Prior experience with laser printers is highly beneficial but not necessarily required, and aspiring laser printer technicians should also have a strong background in a variety of printing models, such as Ohms law and DVM.
Laser Printer Technician Tasks
Service, repair, install and upgrade hardware, software, systems and devices.
Communicate with customers and supervisors.
Provide information and training on products and services.
Order and replace parts, recommend products and services.
Document all services and products provided.