Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
Install, set-up, rearrange, or remove switching, distribution, routing, and dialing equipment used in central offices or headends. Service or repair telephone, cable television, Internet, and other communications equipment on customers' property. May install communications equipment or communications wiring in buildings.
* Attention to Detail
* Analytical Thinking
* Stress Tolerance
* Self Control
* Test circuits and components of malfunctioning telecommunications equipment to isolate sources of malfunctions, using test meters, circuit diagrams, polarity probes, and other hand tools.
* Demonstrate equipment to customers and explain how it is to be used, and respond to any inquiries or complaints.
* Test repaired, newly installed, or updated equipment to ensure that it functions properly and conforms to specifications, using test equipment and observation.
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
Sample Job Titles
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