• Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
  • Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, also known as telecom technicians, set up and maintain devices or equipment that carry communications signals, connect to telephone lines, or access the Internet.

    What do they typically do

    • Install communications equipment in offices, private homes, and buildings that are under construction
    • Set up, rearrange, or replace routing and dialing equipment
    • Inspect and service equipment, wiring, and phone jacks
    • Repair or replace faulty, damaged, or malfunctioning equipment
    • Test repaired, newly installed, or updated equipment to make sure it works properly
    • Adjust or calibrate equipment settings to improve performance
    • Keep records of maintenance, repairs, and installations
    • Demonstrate and explain the use of equipment to customers

    Number of Jobs

    Average Annual
    Job Growth +0.3%
    Job Opening 741

    Job Listings

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    Education & Training

    • Education

      Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
      Associated Programs or Majors
      • NA
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