DOT Code: 213.362-010.

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Description

Operates a computer, tape drives, printers, and plotters to process data according to operating instructions and procedure manual. Performs restoration of same upon request. Performs periodic system backups. perform data archiving and restoration on request. maintains databases of information pertaining to archiving and restoration on request. Maintains databases of information pertaining to archives, backups, and vendor documentation. performs importation and exportation of data from/to entities outside the local site via modem and/or a variety of magnetic media.

Work Process Schedule

TaskHours
A.Data Management Processes and Procedures9
B.Archiving and Data Flow2
C.Hardware Maintenance and Operation1
D.Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution2
E.Text Editors1
F.Application Software1
G.Data Translators (For Engineering Offices Only)2
H.Documentation3
I.Operating System Command Reference9
J.Modifying Programs3
K.Writing Interpreted Language Processes3
((Every 12 months = one year) TOTAL MONTHS36

Related Technical Instruction

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires 150 hours each year of related technical instruction which must be mastered by the apprentice in order to successfully complete the program. For further information, please call the Division of Apprentice Training at (617) 626-5409. A list of instruction topics for this trade is as follows:

1. Introduction to small computers
2. Introduction to information systems
3. Small computer operating systems
4. Introduction to computer networking
5. Introduction to telecommunications
6. Operating system commands
7. System administration
8. Programming
9. Local area networking
10. System analysis