Help Desk Agent - Level 1

  • Rochester Hills, MI
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 13 days ago


Depends on Experience
Full Time
No Travel Required


Customer Service
IT Networking
Automotive Support
Help Desk
Help Desk Support
Information Technology

Job Details

JOB TITLE: Help Desk Agent - Level 1
REPORTS TO: Help Desk Manager
JOB TYPE: Full Time
DAYS/HOURS: 40 hours/week Mon- Fri, between the hours of 7am and 7pm and can include some Saturdays and holidays as needed. 

LOCATION: Rochester Hills, MI

This position currently is primarily remote but may require occasional onsite meetings, trainings, etc. A return to work date and protocol has not been determined at this time.


Who is SolvIT, Inc.?

SolvIT, Inc. provides a strategic approach to technology, leveraging cost-effective business automation solutions for our customers. Our solutions include software development, infrastructure cloud hosting, managed IT services, and technical support services.

Based out of Rochester Hills, Michigan, we continuously strive to provide excellent customer service by building a team of individuals that are caring, service-focused, change leaders, who believe in teamwork. We know that our team members are vital to our success, and we are continuously seeking individuals who will thrive as part of our innovative and talented staff.


What does the Help Desk Agent Level 1 do?
Under direct supervision, a Help Desk Agent Level 1 is responsible for:

  • Answering inbound communications (phone calls, emails, chats) from customers from an automotive diagnostic service and/or parts environment
  • Creating or updating tickets with timely, accurate written documentation
  • Identifying and categorizing customer issues to either provide resolution or escalate to Level 2 support
  • Various ad hoc projects


What you will be doing:

  • Utilize a ticket system to document and summarize issues
  • Communicate to customer base, coworkers, supervisors both verbally and in writing via phone, email, IM, etc.
  • Attends meetings, internal training sessions as needed
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and flexible work environment.
  • At times, projects and client needs require adaptability and agility to adjust work duties


What makes you qualified:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Reliable, consistent attendance is required
  • Ability to navigate a computer
  • Ability to type accurately and at a steady pace while talking to customers on phone
  • Ability to learn and apply automotive and IT technology and concepts
  • For certain tasks, must be able to visually differentiate varying degrees of wire colors.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows OS and MS Office Suite
  • Fluent in English, with excellent written and verbal skills
  • Excellent customer service experience with the ability to interface with diverse client base with variable technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to make difficult concepts easy to understand
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Evidence problem-solving skills
  • Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment; provide/receive feedback to/from various team members
  • Ability to work remotely with a dedicated, professional, low background noise environment with dependable internet service that can accommodate all necessary software applications with no bandwidth/connectivity issues


What makes you an All-Star:

  • Experience using Microsoft Office products
  • Experience in a call-center/help desk environment
  • Fluent in both English and French, Chinese, or Spanish written and spoken


Can you meet these physical demands?

  • A set work schedule will be provided, but some flexibility is required as hours may vary due to need.
  • Attending training on non-scheduled hours may be required periodically. Advanced notice will be provided.
  • Physical demands: Non-strenuous with low risk; primarily sedentary with some walking, standing, and carrying of light objects; Adequately lighted, ventilated and climate-controlled area where normal precautions must be observed. For certain tasks, must be able to visually differentiate varying degrees of wire colors.
  • Work environment: Work is generally performed within a normal office environment using standard office equipment; Moderate noise typical of a business office; Travel for company business may be required to attend off-site meetings, etc; May require early morning, night, and weekend work assignments; Interaction with contracted providers, staff and vendors by phone and face-to-face will be constant and may be disruptive; Work may be stressful at times.


Do you have clearance to work?

  • Signing the Company non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Acceptable results from a Company initiated background check.
  • Compliance with the federal Form I-9 completion timelines and policies and confirmation of employment authorization by the U.S. federal electronic system, E-Verify.
    • All newly-hired employees are queried through the U.S. federal electronic employment verification system, E-Verify. Section 1 of the Form I-9 may be completed upon your acceptance of this job offer, but no later than your first day of employment. On your first day, but no later than your third day, you will need to bring original documentation to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.


What's in it for you?

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision are available at little or no cost depending on coverage level
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k), company matches up to 4%
  • Fun and flexible work environment
  • Your chance to work at one of the Top Workplaces in Michigan