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Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Test repaired, newly installed, or updated equipment to ensure that it functions properly and conforms to specifications, using test equipment and observation.
Test connections to ensure that power supplies are adequate and that communications links function.
Test circuits and components of malfunctioning telecommunications equipment to isolate sources of malfunctions, using test meters, circuit diagrams, polarity probes, and other hand tools.
Run wires between components and to outside cable systems, connecting them to wires from telephone poles or underground cable accesses.
Route and connect cables and lines to switches, switchboard equipment, and distributing frames, using wire-wrap guns or soldering irons to connect wires to terminals.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Pinnacle Career Institute of North Kansas City Kansas City Private PEAK TOWER TECHNICIAN Certificate of Completion - CERT