Telecommunications Technician Jobs

Telecommunications Technician Overview


Also known as Telecom Technicians, Telecommunications Technicians install, maintain and repair equipment that has access to the Internet, is connected to telephone lines or carries communications signals. Their job generally entails a wide array of tasks such as rearranging dialing equipment, inspecting wiring, repairing malfunctioning equipment, adjusting equipment settings for enhanced performance and using diagnostic equipment to identify problems. In addition, they demonstrate and explain how equipment works to customers like private homeowners and businesses. Telecommunications Technicians need to have good communication skills to service both business and residential customers. Telecom Technicians are also required to keep records on installations, repairs and maintenance visits.

Telecommunications Technician Education Requirements


A certificate or associate degree in computer science or electronics is required to become a Telecommunications Technician. Aspiring Telecom Technicians can obtain the required education at a technical school or community college. In addition, there are organizations like the Society of Telecommunications Engineers and the Telecommunications Industry Association that offer specific certifications for this title. After hire, most companies provide on-the-job training for new employees to learn about the technology and procedures for specific installations and repairs. During training, most new hires work under an experienced technician along with attending workshops.

Telecommunications Technician Job Market


According to statistics, the industry growth for Telecom Technicians is projected to increase by 4 percent through 2022. Job opportunities will be with wired telecommunications carriers, cable, subscription programming and building equipment contractors. Most Telecommunications Technicians work full time including weekends, holidays and evenings. Some are even on-call for emergencies. Similar jobs in the telecommunications industry include Telecommunications Analyst and Telecommunications Coordinator.

Telecommunications Technician Salary


Statistics indicate the average wage for these professionals is $54,000 a year. The lower 10 percent earn $30,000. The upper 10 percent earn more than $70,000.
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Telecommunications Technician We are growing and we need an experienced Telecommunications Technician to join our team. A successful applicant must possess product knowledge, ability to work well with other team members, as well as a self starter who is confident when working on their own. Do you have strong customer service skills, with the ability to communicate professionally and effectively t...
Company Confidential Duncansville, PA, 16635
Immediate full/part time position available for Telecommunications Technician. Experience required in installing, troubleshooting, and programming business phone systems. Salary will vary upon experience....
ELECTRONICS/ TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN The La Crosse County Facilities Department has an employment opportunity for an Electronics/Telecommunications Technician to perform skilled and specialized electronics duties for large building systems, such as fire alarm systems, building audio systems, building video systems, door access systems, lighting, telephone installation and repair and HVAC. Fu...
Company Confidential Cincinnati, OH, 45214
Establishes communications systems by installing, operating and maintaining voice and data telecommunications equipment. Establishes voice and data networks by installing, terminating and splicing cables, installing telecommunications equipment, routers, switches, and systems. Verifies service by testing circuits, equipment and problems. Maintains customer rapport by listening to and resolving c...
Job Description UIC Technical Services (UICTS) and its Bowhead family of companies are an Alaska Native Corporation owned by Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) of Barrow, Alaska. UICTS/Bowhead provides innovative business solutions while delivering top quality customer support. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 2...
This is a great opportunity to work for a well known and respected company. Looking for Field Engineers and Field Techs with strong Telecommunications experience . You will be doing broadband installations to handle voice, video and data. Will be working in a Telco environment for an equipment Manufacturer. 70% Travel required: Some of the experience we will be looking for ; 1: Having Experien...
KLC Consulting, Inc. Requirement for: Telecommunications Technician, Miami, FL Contact: Maggie Manning, (850) 270-9732 (Office), Email Id: ***** or Keith Cricks, (850) 894-1952 (Office), (412) 613-1906 (Cellular), (813) 333-2554 (FAX), Email Ids: *****. End Client: Miami-Dade County Aviation Department, Miami, Florida Due Date: December 18th, by Noon Start date: ASAP ...
Full time opportunity for a Network Technician with a background in telecommunications or media broadcasting. You will provide Tier 2 support for the network as well as change management, monitoring, and vendor management. Requirements: Two+ years of experience as a Network Technician / Network Engineer / Network Operations Administrator Experience working for a telecommunications carrier, ISP ...
Company Confidential Washington, DC, 20003
Our System Administrator/Technicians are responsible for inmate phone systems in correctional facilities. Perform maintenance on inmate telephone sets, trouble shoot T-1 problems, identify hardware and software problems and work with various vendors to resolve said problems, operate proprietary switching equipment, archive, backup files and perform other related housekeeping functions, run custome...
This position is located in our CA, Santa Clara facility Manages warehouse and storage facilities. Completes, submits and tracks requests for material/equipment. Receives, inventories and ships equipment and disposes of equipment IAW standard Government practices. Maintains Property Management databases, local procurement funds and expendable items and maintains local and program logistics operat...
Qualified Candidates will have experience within the Fiber/Optics Telecommunications Space, specifically with Structured Cabling. Position Summary: • Walk, estimate, write and provide “Scope of Work” proposals to clients. • Manage projects of any size up several million dollars. • RCDD Certified Required • Ability to manage projects and crews of any size. • Train all levels of technicians an...
The Judge Group is currently in searchof a Project Manager for a large Telecommunications Company in Salt Lake City, UT. Qualified Candidates will have experiencewithin the Fiber/Optics Telecommunications Space, specifically with StructuredCabling. This is a 6 Month Contract-to-Hireposition. Position Summary: •Walk, estimate, write and provide “Scope of Work” proposals to clients. • Manage pro...
Telecommunications Engineering and Construction Manager Core Technologies JOB #: 1405356 FULL TIME; CAREER Starting Salary Range: $79,000 - $110,600/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment. Manages the unit responsibl...
Principle Job Function: Responds to inquiries and requests for assistance with the organization's computer systems or PC's. Identifies, analyzes, troubleshoots and resolves problems with the aim of eliminating recurrences. Coordinates with other Information Technology areas to resolve problems if necessary. The principle responsibility of every employee is to aid in the production of superior qua...
This position is located in our VA, Portsmouth facility Analyzes, administers, and maintains telecommunications systems. 1. Evaluates, analyzes, administers and maintains voice, data and wireless communications systems. 2. Reads and interprets circuit diagrams and electrical schematics. 3. Prepares detailed specifications and flowcharts for implementation of new internal systems or modificatio...
AVAYA IP Office Telecom Technician We hire Employees, NOT CONTRACTED LABOR Company vehicle / Gas Card Equipment, Tools, Uniforms Advancement Opportunities Cell phone allowance Advanced, On the Job Training, past your current experience level. Do you enjoy technology? Would you like a career with an outstanding company that helps people? Are you able to multitask? Are you Detail Oriented? C...
Bestica, nations leading staffing firm, is conducting a search for a Telecommunications Technician. Our client in Austin, TX has an urgent need. Minimum Requirements 3-5 years of experience with installation and repair of Nortel Phone systems specific skill set with T1 PRI Interactive Voice Response. If this is not the position for you than please forward it to other IT professionals within ...
Telecommunications (Telcom)Inside Plant Technician - in support of the Network Enterprise Center (NEC), Carlisle Barracks (CBks). Metro Productions Government Services, LLC, (MPGS) is a leading program management and services provider for US Government agencies providing cost effective, world class Information Technology services and staffing to government clients. Key Responsibilities: Maintai...
This is an opening for a telco field technciian to service the cell sites in the Rochester/Buffalo area. This person must have a vehicle and prior experience. If interested please reach out via email to ***** with an updated resume. Thanks! Field Tech I Description: * Develop proficiency in primary skills of customer relations, basic electricity, basic electronics, basic tel...
Company Confidential Hollins, VA, 24019
We have an immediate need for an experienced Avaya IP Office Telecommunications Technician. Responsibilities include working with our customers in the installation, modification, testing and servicing of telecommunication CPE equipment as well as voice and data cabling. Avaya IP Office certification/experience desired; but other PBX system experience will be considered. Technician needs to be avai...

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Telecommunications Career Tools

Telecommunications Technician

Salaries

$29,120.00 - $67,600.00
Typical Salary for Telecommunications Technician
(226 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
35.1%
Associates
23.3%
Bachelor's
14.4%
High School
11.9%
Vocational
5.9%
Certification
5.4%
Master's
2.5%
(202 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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