Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers:

Install and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $44,620.00
Average Time to Fill 30 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 2,328
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -1.22 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install audio or communications equipment
Lay cables to connect equipment
Install power or communication lines and cables
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install communication line switching devices
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Adjust telecommunications equipment
Bend tubing or conduit
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Connect electrical components or equipment

Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment

Repair communication line switching devices
Repair telecommunication lines
Replace electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Repair power or communication lines
Repair digital timing devices
Repair electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Calibrate electronic equipment or instruments to specification
Splice electric or communications cables or trunk lines

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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
Classroom Training
Wire Strippers
Customer Contact
Supervisory Skills
Technical Support
Project Management

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