7422-Information and communications technology installers and servicers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Information and communications technology installers and servicers
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Job Description: 
Information and communications technology (ICT) installers and servicers install, repair and maintain telecommunications equipment, data transmission equipment, cables, antennae and conduits and repair, fit and maintain computers.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) maintaining, troubleshooting, testing and repairing computers, data transmission equipment and computer peripherals
  • (b) fitting and adjusting computer hardware
  • (c) installing, maintaining, repairing, and diagnosing malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communications systems
  • (d) providing technical advice and information, and monitoring the performance of complex telecommunications networks and equipment
  • (e) installing and repairing cabling for computer, radio, telephone and television transmission
  • (f) joining telecommunications and data cables and sealing sheathes
  • (g) installing, maintaining and repairing antennae used in communications.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Data and telecommunications cabler
- Computer equipment fitter
- Communications technician
- Hardware technician
- Telecommunications technician
- Telephone installer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Engineering technician (telecommunications) - 3522

Careers ( UK Standards ):