• Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 43,360
    $24,030 range bar $66,170
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Telecommunications line installers and repairers (also known as line workers) install or repair telecommunications cables, including fiber optics.

What do they typically do

  • Measure signal strength at utility poles, using electronic test equipment
  • Drive work vehicles to job sites
  • Follow safety standards and procedures
  • String power lines between poles, towers, and buildings
  • Set up service for customers, installing, connecting, testing, or adjusting equipment
  • Analyze transmission characteristics and locate faults or malfunctions
  • Climb poles and transmission towers and use truck-mounted buckets
  • Inspect and test power lines and auxiliary equipment

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.0%
Job Opening 435

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    License
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