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Job #: R-00027537
Location: Houston, TX
Category: SCA Peripheral Equipment Operator
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Peripheral Equipment Operator operates peripheral equipment that directly supports digital computer operations. Such equipment is uniquely and specifically designed for computer applications, but need not be physically or electronically connected to a computer. Printers, plotters, tape readers, tape units or drives, disk units or drives, and data display units are examples of such equipment. The following duties characterize the work of a Peripheral Equipment Operator: Loads printers and plotters with correct paper; adjusting controls for forms, thickness, tension, printing density, and location; and unloading hard copy; Labels tape reels, or disks; Checks labels and mounting and dismounting designated tape reels or disks on specified units or drives; Sets controls which regulate operation of the equipment; Observes panel lights for warnings and error indications and taking appropriate action; Examines tapes, cards, or other material for creases, tears or other defects that could cause processing problems. Excludes workers who monitor and operate a control console or a remote terminal, or whose duties are limited to operating decollators, busters, separators, or similar equipment.

Primary Responsibilities
The employee will work with the Field Support Teams at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston TX
The entry level computer support technician role will primarily support with the preparation and delivery of mobile devices such as cell phones, iPads, MIFIs to end users.  Physically unpacking new equipment hardware, tracking the hardware in the asset database, work with the fulfillment team to ensure the device is ready for customer use and physically deliver the device to the end user.  Work with our mobile device vendor to order and track equipment deliveries to the Centers.  

Basic Qualifications
High school diploma
Experience providing IT support in a large organization

Preferred Qualifications
Service Now experience

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

SCA Peripheral Equipment Operator


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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