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Help Desk Specialist - Tier I

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It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


The Help Desk Specialist - Tier I provides IT technical support to Tinker Air Force Base. This position assesses, monitors, troubleshoots, and escalates issues and effectively communicates all issues for equipment, applications and databases.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.

Handles inbound telephone customer requests.

Gathers supporting information, reviews, evaluates and assesses IT situations.

Obtains sufficient information to determine the possible cause of the issue(s).

Works independently to determine the best and most efficient solution to resolve the customer’s operational issues, including procedural changes as necessary.

Applies system analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users, to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications based on user profiles.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Associates degree and minimum of two (2) years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience with PC hardware, HP Open View, Remedy Action Request System, NT User Manager for Domains, MS Active Directory, Exchange 2003 and subsequent versions of messaging services, MS 2003 and 2008 Server Administrator and subsequent server versions, network infrastructure, Windows 10, MS Office 2007 and subsequent versions of desktop office suites, desktop and network operating systems and the Air Force Standard Desktop Configuration (SDC) including MS Outlook.


Working knowledge of ITIL standards in relation to the ITSM service desk software tool

Working knowledge of Active Directory, Lotus Notes and Remedy ITSM software

Working knowledge and ability to troubleshoot computer hardware / software issues at an junior/intermediate level

Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with fluency in the English language (other languages welcome)

Knowledgeable and skilled in the use of ticketing systems with ability to clearly and concisely log tickets

Excellent customer service skills with ability to use tact in handling difficult individuals and/or situations

Quick learner with ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment

Flexible with ability to work a variety of shift assignments, including overtime and during inclement weather conditions

Ability to be reliable and punctual


Must obtain Security+ Certification within first 90 days to maintain employment

Ability to obtain government security clearance


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to accurately log incident tickets in Remedy ITSM software. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate hand tools, computers, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Frequently required to stand on ladders or objects, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl under or behind objects. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Minimal risk of electrical shock.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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