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  • Skilled Occupation TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers > Electronics and Telecommunications Trades Workers Telecommunications Trades Workers Telecommunications Cable Jointer


      Joints, terminates and repairs copper and fibre optic telecommunications cables installed in underground pipes, trenches and overhead systems.

      Skill Level: 3


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    Average Income:
    The average salary for a Telecommunications Cable Jointer is $ 69,193 per year.
    Average Age: Males: Females: Persons: 39.1
    [See: www.abs.gov.au 3424 Telecommunications trades workers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]

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    Telecommunications Cable Jointer job description, duties and education requirements


      TELECOMMUNICATIONS TRADES WORKERS install, maintain and repair data transmission equipment, aerial lines, conduits, cables, radio antennae and telecommunications equipment and appliances.

      Indicative Skill Level:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

      In Australia:

        AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

      In New Zealand:
        NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

      At least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

      Tasks Include:

      • examining drawings, specifications and work areas to determine positioning and connections for equipment to be installed
      • locating faults in telecommunications equipment using instruments such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, ammeters and transmission measuring equipment
      • attaching wires and cables to appliances
      • adjusting, replacing and repairing faulty items, and testing equipment using electronic instruments
      • installing cabling for telephone, radio, pay TV and computer transmission
      • joining cables and sealing sheaths with lead and thermoplastic
      • erecting, testing and maintaining aerial and underground wires and cables, and radio and mobile phone antennae
      • installing telecommunications equipment and appliances such as telephones, switchboards and data transmission equipment


      Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP

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