A computer technician is an individual who identifies, troubleshoots and resolves computer problems. Computer technicians possess skilled knowledge, hands-on experience and different tools to repair and maintain computer hardware, software and network/Internet issues. A computer technician is also known as a PC technician or PC repair technician. Technicians will be in charge of user security, maintenance, upgrading, and service of the computers and servers. They will also be versed at replacing hardware or running the latest updates for the computers or the programs.