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 experiencedTelecommunications 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 to...
Stay on the front lines of groundbreaking technology. Were committed to a dynamic, ever-evolving infrastructure and the hard work it takes to keep our reliable network thriving. Help support the growing demands of an interconnected world. Summary This position is responsible for providing customer support through hardware installations and maintenance of VERIZON provided Datacom and Office Syste...
Century Solutions Group, Inc. is an IT Solutions company providing information technology support and solutions to a wide variety of clients. We are seeking to add a highly qualified individual to our staff as Telecommunications Technician Job Summary: Responsible for providing onsite and remote support of client’s telecommunications systems and peripherals. This includes providing low voltage c...
Full Service Network is looking for reliable and detail oriented people for the position of Installation Technician for residential and business phone and Internet services in the Greater Pittsburgh Region. The starting pay is $18.00 to $21.00 per hour depending on experience. (Starting pay could be more depending on experience.) FSN offers UPMC Health Insurance, Paid Vacation & Holidays, Life I...
Immediate openings for entry level and experienced telecommunications/network engineers, voice/data/CCTV installers (low voltage cabling) and CCTV engineers. Full time positions for growing company with plenty of work on the books. Experienced telecommunication/network engineers with experience in VoIP, CCTV, Switching, Routing, Wireless and legacy voice. Experienced cable installer (voice, CCTV...
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...
MadLex Communications Inc is looking to hire Telecommunications Techs. Must have experience in installing, terminating, and testing Cat 5e, Cat 6, fiber, and multi pair feed cables. Must have tools and transportation. Must be able to travel for up to 10 days at a time. We are a Baltimore based company with work across the U.S. Visit our website www.madlexcommunications.com...
Our client is hiring a Full Time Sales Representative for their growing marketing and communications business! Due to increased demand by this client’s key account (one of the most well-known telecommunications companies in the world) they are in immediate need of a Sales Representative to join their field marketing and sales team. Purpose of Sales & Communications Role: Consumer Point of Contac...
Our client is hiring a Full Time Sales Representative for their growing marketing and communications business! Due to increased demand by this client’s key account (one of the most well-known telecommunications companies in the world) they are in immediate need of a Sales Representative to join their field marketing and sales team. Purpose of Sales & Communications Role: Consumer Point of Contac...
We’re looking for an Entry Level Telecommunications Sales Consultant to help increase market share for our clients largest telecommunications account, Verizon Wireless. The successful candidate for this Entry Level Telecommunications Sales Consultant position will be an ambitious individual who brings a positive and professional attitude to the workplace. Individuals in this Entry Level Telecommu...
Telecommunications Project Manager Telecommunications Designs is seeking a dynamic team player to complement its winning installation and service team located in Santa Rosa. Telecommunications Designs has successfully developed a comprehensive telecommunications one-stop shop to help our clients get the most out of their telephone, paging and data systems. We perform telecommunications work and ...
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...
Bath Fitter of Des Moines, Iowa is looking for an energetic and skilled craftsperson who takes great pride in their work. Carpentry skills are required, basic plumbing experience is preferred. This is a full time, year around position with paid training and company benefits. Vehicle and tools provided by company. Must have clean driving record and pass a background check and pre-employment drug sc...
Central Security & Communications Telecom Technician CSC is currently looking for a Telecom Technician to provide installation and service to our clients in Central Indiana to both commercial and residential clients. Requirements · 3-5 years experience working at telecom sites · 1-3 years experience installing and servicing, commercial or industrial alarm systems and monitors. · Strong IT ba...
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...
Telecommunication Technician - Bridgeport, CA Position Requirements: * Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field* * Will require a Secret Security Clearance (active clearance not required to apply) * Four to nine (4-9) years of related experience. Job Description: * Ensures that adequate and appropriate planning is provided for remote hardware and communications facilities...
We have an immediate need for an IP Telecommunications Technician for a 6 month contract in Broomfield, CO (Chance of contract extension). Individual contributor performing professional / technical responsibilities. Demonstrates initiative to deliver against assigned objectives with minimal supervision. Performs tasks that require analytical skills and judgment to resolve issues independently. G...
Summary: Installs and routes basic communications cabling in an efficient and professional manner for Network Sustaining Services or Structured Cabling Services by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Installs fiber and copper cable in ceiling, conduits and raised floors; routes cable within walls and modular ...
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...
Growing, long established telecommunications distributor in eastern Massachusetts has an opening for a senior level technician. Job responsibilities will include installation of new systems, maintenance and trouble shooting. Experience and expertise with both digital and VoIP telephone systems are required, as are excellent customer service and communications skills. Computer literacy is also a mu...

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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)
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