has telecommunication technicians to install, maintain and repair telecommunication and broadcasting networks and equipment.
Telecommunications technicians may perform the following tasks:
Install wireless network equipment and set up new telecommunication service
Ensure that equipment and circuit installations are of good quality
Install, Run and terminate cables, including those made of optical fibre
Undertake proof tests such as line testing, circuit and power tests
Assemble, erect, position and label items of equipment
Provide cost estimates to customers for installation of equipment
Install and maintain telecommunication and other data systems at customers' premises
Install, test and maintain all types of telecommunications, switching and transmission equipment
Set up computer hardware and install and customise software applications used in telecommunications
carry out modifications to items of equipment
Maintain and adhere to operational procedures and complete appropriate documentation
Take responsibility for tools, and plant and test equipment
Develop and maintain good relations with internal and external customers
Operate call tracing facilities when necessary.