Telecommunications Electrician

Telecommunications Electricians are responsible for the installations and maintenance of a wide variety of telecommunications equipment. Telecommunications equipment such as field equipment includes telephone lines both under and above ground.

They are involved in:
  • Transmission – the installation of fibre, optical microwave and cable carrier systems for short and long-range telephone lines.
  • Telephony – refers to replacing electromagnetic exchanges by digital exchanges
  • Telegraphy – refers to a teleprinter that works according to digital, electronic and mechanic principles.
Companies to work for:
Telecommunication companies, firms supplying transportation companies, telecommunications services and instruments, business in the cell phone industry