131- Telecommunication carriers managers
Telecommunication carriers managers
This unit group includes managers who plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a telecommunications establishment, department or facility. They are employed by wired, wireless, satellite and other telecommunications carriers.
Telecommunication carriers managers perform some or all of the following duties:
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a telecommunications establishment, department or facility
Consult with senior managers to establish policies concerned with the development, operation and maintenance of telecommunications services
Direct and control telecommunications traffic volume and flow within assigned areas, through subordinate supervisors and technical staff
Analyze and evaluate telecommunications installation, operation and maintenance services and make recommendations for improvement
Ensure compliance with telecommunications regulations and directives of government regulatory agencies
Liaise with representatives of related or connecting companies to resolve joint telecommunications problems and ensure efficient telecommunications system operations
Recruit personnel and oversee their training.
A university degree in science, electrical engineering or a related field is usually required.
Several years of experience in a related technical profession, including supervisory experience, are usually required.
Progression to senior management positions in telecommunications is possible with experience.
National Occupation Classification, (2011)
Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,
Catalogue no. 12-583-X