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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $49,940.00
Average Time to Fill 46 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 1,588
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -0.49 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Run wiring to connect equipment
Install power or communication lines and cables
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Install security equipment or systems
Install communication line switching devices
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Rewire electrical or electronic systems
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Install office, vending, or related equipment
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Adjust telecommunications equipment
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Paint surfaces such as walls
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Assemble electrical components, subsystems, or systems
Connect electrical components or equipment

Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment

Replace electronic components
Repair communication line switching devices
Repair telecommunication lines
Replace electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Perform minor repairs to hardware or peripheral equipment
Repair power or communication lines
Repair electronic components, equipment, or systems
Repair electrical components
Repair electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Modify electrical or electronic equipment
Maintain computer equipment
Calibrate electronic equipment or instruments to specification
Maintain communication line switching devices
Splice electric or communications cables or trunk lines
Maintain electrician's tools or equipment
Repair transmitting equipment

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning
Conduct performance testing
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test communications equipment to ensure proper functioning
Inspect telecommunications equipment to identify problems
Evaluate equipment for compliance with standards
Perform installation, maintenance, or repair related safety inspection
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory, hazard, or fire code compliance
Perform inspection of tools or equipment prior to use
Test data communications systems

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Examine telephone transmission facilities to determine equipment requirements
Estimate installation, maintenance, or repair related material requirements
Estimate project material requirements
Determine equipment or tool requirements for projects
Estimate project labor requirements
Determine voltage, amperage, or resistance
Measure work site or construction dimensions
Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly
Estimate installation, maintenance, or repair related project costs

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Occupational Health and Safety
Schematic Diagrams
Customer Contact
Electric Drills
Customer Billing
Information Technology Industry Experience
Technical Support

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