What Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers Do
Install and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics.
Other Job Titles Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers May Have
Combination Technician, Installation and Repair Technician (I and R Technician), Lineman, Service Technician
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Set up service for customers, installing, connecting, testing, or adjusting equipment. Travel to customers' premises to install, maintain, or repair audio and visual electronic reception equipment or accessories. Measure signal strength at utility poles, using electronic test equipment. Inspect or test lines or cables, recording and analyzing test results, to assess transmission characteristics and locate faults or malfunctions. Splice cables, using hand tools, epoxy, or mechanical equipment. See More
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