Skills Switch Network Installer And Repairer - Telecommunications near Edmonton (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "switch network installer and repairer - telecommunications" was moved from the group Telecommunications installation and repair workers (NOC 7246) to the group Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians (NOC 72205).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a switch network installer and repairer - telecommunications in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Telecommunications installation and repair workers (NOC 72205).

Tasks

  • Diagnose and locate equipment faults, and adjust, replace or repair telecommunications equipment
  • Inspect and test operation of telecommunications equipment
  • Install, arrange, remove and maintain telephone equipment, wiring and associated hardware
  • Repair or replace defective telephone equipment
  • Test installed telephone systems to locate transmission faults
  • Analyze test results and adjust, change or repair switching system, network, associated equipment and software
  • Complete and maintain test and service reports
  • Determine nature, cause and location of trouble
  • Initiate the dispatch of appropriate repair personnel
  • Inspect and test trunking systems
  • Install electromechanical, analog and digital trunking systems, circuits and equipment in telecommunications central offices and switching centres
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Operate computerized testing systems to conduct service tests on customer lines and equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Building Help -
    • Constructing
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Restoring and Repairing

    Knowledge

  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Design
    • Building and Construction
    • Mechanics and Machinery
  • Communications and Transportation Help -
    • Communications and Media
    • Telecommunications
    • Transportation
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