3522-Telecommunications engineering technicians

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Telecommunications engineering technicians
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Job Description: 
Telecommunications engineering technicians perform technical tasks connected with telecommunications engineering research, as well as with the design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) providing technical assistance connected with research and the development of telecommunications equipment, or testing prototypes
  • (b) studying technical material such as blue prints and sketches to determine the method of work to be adopted
  • (c) preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for the manufacture and installation of telecommunications equipment, according to the specifications given
  • (d) providing technical supervision of the manufacture, utilization, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems to ensure satisfactory performance and compliance with specifications and regulations
  • (e) applying technical knowledge of telecommunications engineering principles and practices in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Engineering technician (telecommunications)


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Information and communications technology installers and repairers - 7422
- Engineering Technician (electronics) 3114
- Telecommunications technician - 7422
- Telephone installer - 7422

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