2153-Telecommunications Engineers

Job Title: 

Telecommunications Engineers

Job Description: 

Telecommunications engineers conduct research and advise on, design, and direct the construction of the functioning, maintenance and repairs of telecommunication systems and equipment. They study and advise on technological aspects of telecommunication engineering materials, products or processes.


Tasks include:

  • advising on and designing telecommunications devices or components, systems, equipment and distribution centres
  • specifying production or installation methods, materials, quality and safety standards and directing production or installation work of telecommunications products and systems

organising and directing maintenance and repair of existing telecommunication systems, motors and equipment

  • researching and advising on telecommunications equipment
  • planning and designing communications networks based on wired, fibre optical and wireless communication media
  • designing telecommunications networks and radio and television distribution systems, including both cable and over the air
  • Additional Notes: 

    This unit group includes

    Broadcast engineer
    Telecommunications engineer
    Telephone engineer

    This unit group excludes

    Electronics engineer (2152)

    Specific Occupations: 

    Telecommunications engineer

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    Source Of Info: 

    Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore