telecommunications technician


Telecommunications technicians install, test, maintain and troubleshoot telecommunications systems. They repair or replace defective devices and equipment and maintain a safe working environment and a complete inventory of supplies. They also provide user or customer assistance. 

Alternative label

  • phone systems technician

  • telecommunications equipment installer

  • telecommunications installer and repairer

  • field-based telecommunications technician

  • telecoms systems technician

  • telecommunications systems installer

  • telecommunications installer

  • telecommunications service technician

  • communication line technicians

  • telecommunications installation technician

  • telecoms technician

  • technician in telecommunications

  • cable and fibre network technician

  • technician in telecommunication systems

  • telecommunications equipment technician

  • satellite dish installer

  • technician in satellite telecommunications

  • telecommunications technicians

  • telecom technician

  • telecommunications systems technician

  • communication technician

  • telecommunications line maintainer

  • telecommunications hardware professional

  • communication line technician

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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