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What’s it like to be a Telecommunications Linesperson?
Telecommunications linespersons install, maintain and repair external
telecommunication equipment, including aerial lines, conduits and underground
cables, radio antennae and limited items of terminal equipment. They usually
work with either copper or fibre-optic cables.
Telecommunications linespeople work both indoors and outdoors, and have
considerable contact with customers in business or in private homes. They may
work in telephone exchanges, computer and equipment rooms and installation or
service depots for sustained periods of time. They may also be required to
work in trenches and underground tunnels, or at heights on towers and
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Telecommunications Linesperson earn an average of $1163 per
week. The [average annual salary for this job is $60476 excluding super.]
- enjoy technical tasks
- able to perform routine repetitive tasks, as well as non-routine and highly analytical tasks
- able to work at heights and in confined spaces
- able to work as part of a team
- normal colour vision
- able to work with minimal supervision.\\par
This job also involves:
Dusty or polluted environment
The work environment in these jobs generally contains higher than average
levels of dust, pollen, fumes, gases or other matter which are likely to
aggravate respiratory illnesses such as asthma.
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Hot, cold or humid environment
These jobs are generally performed in an unusually hot, cold or humid
environment, so may be unsuitable for people who have diabetes or other
conditions aggravated by extremes of temperature or humidity.
Mainly outdoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day outdoors, exposed to the weather. They may report
back to an office, station, depot or other central site.
Standing for long periods
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs are usually performed
standing up for periods of at least two hours at a stretch.
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Non-trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study such as a Certificate III or IV, and on-the-job
training, may be required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of PHYSICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a physics-related subject is a pre-
requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Telecommunications Linesperson
Telecommunications linespeople may perform the following tasks:
- examine drawings, specifications and work areas to determine positioning and connections for equipment to be installed
- attach outgoing and incoming cables to devices being installed
- locate faults and test external plant equipment using instruments such as transmission-measuring equipment, ohmmeters, voltmeters and ammeters
- adjust, replace and repair faulty items at telephone installation centres or fault control centres
- erect, test and maintain aerial wires, cables and radio antennae
- install underground cables for telephone and other communication transmissions
- join cables and seal sheaths with lead or thermoplastic
- distribute cable pairs from exchanges or pillars
- install lead-ins, internal wiring and equipment at customers’ premises.