Telecommunications Equipment Installer Skills List

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Here's a list of skills employers seek in the candidates they hire for telecommunications equipment installer jobs. Skills will vary based on the position for which you're applying, so also review our list of skills listed by job and type of skill.

Telecommunications Equipment Installer Skills

A - D

  • Accuracy 
  • Adhering to Government Telecom Regulations
  • Applying Principles of Electronics
  • Attention to Detail
  • Calculating Radio Frequency Losses
  • Calming Agitated Customers
  • Cleaning Premises of Debris After Completing Work
  • Climbing Ladders
  • Collecting Payments
  • Customer Service
  • Demonstrating How to Operate Equipment
  • Diagnostic
  • Dismantling Equipment Upon Termination of Services
  • Driving Company Vehicles

E - N

  • Establishing Rapport with Customers
  • Evaluating Picture Quality
  • Explaining Options to Customers
  • Friendly and Professional Demeanor
  • Honesty
  • Installing Outlets and Connectors
  • Installing System Traps to Deter Theft
  • Installing Wiring, Cables, and Equipment for Satellite, Cable and Telephone Systems
  • Interviewing Customers to Assess their Needs for Cable, Satellite and/or Telephone Services 
  • Inventorying Supplies
  • Lifting Heavy Loads
  • Locating Shorts in Electrical Equipment
  • Maintaining Service Records
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Maximizing Efficient Use of Materials
  • Mechanical Reasoning
  • Multitasking

O - S

  • Ordering Additional Equipment and Materials
  • Planning Installation Projects
  • Prioritizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Promoting Additional Services
  • Reading Drop System Layouts from Blueprints 
  • Referring Unresolved Complaints to Supervisors
  • Reliability
  • Remaining Calm Under Pressure
  • Repairing Established Internet, Cable, and Phone Systems
  • Repetitive Crawling, Stooping, Reaching and Twisting
  • Selecting the Best Equipment for Client Situation
  • Strictly Following Safety Protocols

T - Z

  • Testing Systems
  • Time Management
  • Using Maps and Navigation to Travel to Customers
  • Using Online Diagnostic Tools
  • Utilizing Hand Tools
  • Utilizing instruments such as Cable Locators / Leakage Detectors and Volt-Ohm Meters
  • Verbal Skills
  • Working Independently
  • Working Odd Hours
  • Working Outdoors and in Adverse Conditions
  • Working Quickly
  • Writing

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