$10 and hour for a computer repair job?
I received this email and thought to myself, I was making 12 to 15 an hour ten years ago at Micro Center. Have things really got that bad?
Hello my name is Andrew BXXXXXX and I am a technical recruiter with XXXXXXXXX.
Title: Field Technician
Pay Rate: $10/hr
This would be for driving territory of Brooklyn, Queens and secondary support in Nassau, Suffolk and Manhattan.
Need A+ certified hardware break-fix technician for Client warranty repairs. Ability to remove and replace components on laptops and desktops. Dependable transportation required.
Candidate will be traveling in a car around the worksite for about 200 miles per week. Expenses for mileage, tolls and parking will be paid.
Under close supervision, applies guided scripts to perform routine field activities associated with installing, maintaining and servicing electronic products at customer sites. May include audio/visual systems in addition to multi-vendor systems, hardware, software and operating systems. Usually handles basic, non-complex products and/or problems, referring more complex problems to higher level technicians.
MUST BE ABLE TO PASS DRUG AND BACKGROUND CHECK
I’d like to speak with you at your earliest convenience and can be reached at 1-800-555-5555. If you prefer to contact me via email my address is . If you’d like, please also visit our website, . It will be very helpful in having you learn more about us. If you are not qualified for this position, please accept my sincere apologies. However, if you know someone who is qualified and would be interested in this position, please pass this message along; I would be very grateful for the referral. I look forward to speaking with you soon.