Computer, Automated Teller, & Office Machine Repairers

ATM Technician (Automated Teller Machine Technician), Computer Technician, Copier Technician, Service Technician

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What they do:
Repair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.
On the job, you would:
  • Reassemble machines after making repairs or replacing parts.
  • Converse with customers to determine details of equipment problems.
  • Disassemble machines to examine parts, such as wires, gears, or bearings for wear or defects, using hand or power tools and measuring devices.


Engineering and Technology

  • computers and electronics
  • mechanical


  • customer service

Arts and Humanities

  • English language


Basic Skills

  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it



  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking

Hand and Finger Use

  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • hold or move items with your hands

Ideas and Logic

  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Independence
  • Dependability
  • Persistence
  • Initiative


You might use software like this on the job:

Electronic mail software

  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology

Presentation software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology

Operating system software

  • Linux Hot Technology
  • UNIX Hot Technology


Education: (rated 3 of 5)
associate's degree or
certificate after high school
usually needed

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