3522-Telecommunications Engineering Technicians

Job Title: 

Telecommunications Engineering Technicians

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.


Tasks include:

  • providing technical assistance connected with research and the development of telecommunications equipment or testing prototypes
  • studying technical material such as blue prints and sketches to determine the method of work to be adopted
  • 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
  • providing technical supervision of the manufacture, utilisation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems to ensure satisfactory performance and compliance with specifications and regulations
  • applying technical knowledge of telecommunications engineering principles and practices in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Telecommunications technician

This unit group excludes

Electronics engineering technician (3114)
Telecommunications and telephone installer (7422)
Telecommunications and telephone mechanic (7422)
Telecommunications and telephone lineman (7422)

Specific Occupations: 

Telecommunications technician

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Source Of Info: 

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