Top Telecommunications Line Installer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Telecommunications Line Installer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Telecommunications Line Installer resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.1% of Telecommunications Line Installer resumes contained Hand Tools as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Telecommunications Line Installer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Telecommunications Line Installer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Hand Tools

high Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Spliced cables using hand tools and epoxy, placed insulation over conductors and sealed splices with moisture-proof covering.
  • Installed all network cables in accordance to the floor plans with the help of various hand tools and other testing equipment.
  • Install Network cabling to be used for Phone and LAN lines in newly constructed buildings using various hand tools and continuity testers
  • Install cable TV, internet and phone into customer s homes using a variety of hand tools and specialized electronics equipment.
  • Adjusted underground telephone cable by using digging equipment and hand tools such as trenchers, backhoes, picks, and shovels.
  • Worked as part of a team to install cabling in newly constructed buildings using various hand tools and continuity testers.

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2. String Lines

high Demand
Here's how String Lines is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Accessed specific areas to string lines and installed terminal boxes, auxiliary equipment and appliances.
  • String lines of cable from utility poles, trenches, or towers to residential buildings.

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3. Mechanical Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Mechanical Equipment is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Splice cables, using hand tools, epoxy, or mechanical equipment.
  • Used hand tools and mechanical equipment Worked from aerial buckets.
  • Used hand tools, mechanical equipment and testing instruments.
  • Spliced cables using hand tools and mechanical equipment.
  • Splice cables, using hand tools, epoxy, or mechanical equipment.
  • Splice cables, using hand tools, epoxy, or mechanical equipment.

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4. Signal Strength

high Demand
Here's how Signal Strength is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Operated Fluke diagnostic equipment to verify signal strength at or above specification within installed cabling racks.
  • Tested installation by confirming polarity of signal strength.
  • Measured television signal strength at utility pole.
  • Measure, record, and determine cable signal strength, general drop and grounding conditions also installation.
  • Measured signal strength at amplifiers and at customer's terminal boxes, using field strength meter.
  • Verify signal strength at the tap and at the residence using a signal level meter.

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5. Assess Transmission Characteristics

high Demand
Here's how Assess Transmission Characteristics is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Inspected and tested lines and cables to assess transmission characteristics and locate faults or malfunctions.
  • Inspected and tested lines and cables, recorded and analyzed test results to assess transmission characteristics and locate faults.

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6. Auxiliary Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Auxiliary Equipment is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Coordinated with team members in the construction, installation, and recovery of cable and wire communications systems and auxiliary equipment.
  • Repaired the defective lines for the cables and the associated auxiliary equipment.
  • Run fiber into terminal boxes, auxiliary equipment and appliances.
  • Repaired cable system, defective lines, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Installed terminal boxes, auxiliary equipment, appliances.

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7. Install Terminal Boxes

high Demand
Here's how Install Terminal Boxes is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Accessed specific areas to install terminal boxes, by climbing poles or ladders.
  • Access specific areas to string lines or install terminal boxes using ladders or entering tunnels, trenches, or crawl spaces.
  • Access specific areas to string lines or install terminal boxes, auxiliary equipment, or appliances.
  • Install terminal boxes and strings lead-in wires, using electrician's tools.
  • Access specific areas to string lines and install terminal boxes.

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8. Repair Audio

average Demand
Here's how Repair Audio is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Install cable, maintain and repair equipment, maintain and repair audio and visual electronics equipment.
  • Traveled to commercial sites to install, maintain, and repair audio and visual electronics.
  • Travel to customers' premises to install, maintain, and repair audio and visual electronic reception equipment and accessories.
  • Traveled to customers' premises to install, maintain, and repair audio, visual electronic Equipment and accessories.
  • Travel to customers' residence or business to install, maintain and repair audio visual equipment and accessories.

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9. Telephone Poles

average Demand
Here's how Telephone Poles is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Extended telecommunications media from exterior telephone poles and hubs to commercial venues and private residences.
  • Climb telephone poles, run coaxial rg6 and rg11 cable to residency and exterior of building such as houses and apartments.
  • Run wires between components and to outside cable systems, connecting them to wires from telephone poles or underground cable accesses.
  • Worked in confined spaces, aloft on telephone poles up to 25ft outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
  • Climbed telephone poles to install messenger strand and aerial cables as well as repaired and serviced all attached cables.
  • Installed radio antennas for a small radio site / HQ office; climbed telephone poles to complete installations.

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10. Electronic Reception Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Electronic Reception Equipment is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Travel to different locations to install, maintain, or repair audio and visual electronic reception equipment or accessories.
  • Installed, maintained, and repaired audio and visual electronic reception equipment and accessories.
  • Manage a four man team who installed, maintained, and repaired audio and visual electronic reception equipment or accessories.
  • Travel to customers' premises to install, maintain, or repair audio and visual electronic reception equipment or accessories.
  • Travel to customers' premises to install, maintain, or repair audio and visual electronic reception equipment or accessories.

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11. Proper Tension

average Demand
Here's how Proper Tension is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • String cables between structures and lines from poles, towers and trenches; pull lines to ensure proper tension.
  • String cables between structures and lines from poles, towers, or trenches and pull lines to proper tension.
  • String cables between structures and lines from poles, towers, or trenches and pull lines to proper tension.
  • Pulled lines to proper tension.
  • String cables between structures and lines from poles, towers, or trenches and pull lines to proper tension.

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12. Test Lines

average Demand
Here's how Test Lines is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Inspect and test lines or cables, recording and analyzing test results to assess and locate faults or malfunctions.
  • Test lines when there is trouble reported by the customer, and modify, adjust or replace equipment that is malfunctioning.
  • Inspect or test lines or cables, record and analyze test results.
  • Inspect and test lines and locate faults and malfunctions.
  • Inspect or test lines or cables.
  • Inspect or test lines or cables, recording and analyzing test results, to assess transmission characteristics and locate faults ormalfunctions.

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13. Internet

average Demand
Here's how Internet is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Installed over 30 telephone category IV cables and Internet category V cables for Local Area Network and Defense Switch Network services.
  • Direct in-home customer interaction and education on cable internet services, while maintaining timely production.
  • Well versed in troubleshooting of many cable related products including television and internet.
  • Conducted commercial and residential installation of cable and internet services.
  • Contracted to work for Cox Communications with installation of cable/telephone/internet lines
  • Enabled and provided digital, internet and telephony services to customers

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14. Heavy Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Loaded and unloaded heavy equipment to 18-wheel semi-trailers bound and secured for travel.
  • Operated heavy equipment, such as forklift, backhoes, bobcats, excavor, and augers.

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15. Communications Transmissions

average Demand
Here's how Communications Transmissions is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Install equipment such as amplifiers or repeaters to maintain the strength of communications transmissions.
  • Install equipment such as amplifiers and repeaters in order to maintain the strength of communications transmissions.
  • Installed equipment such as amplifiers or repeaters to maintain the strength of communications transmissions.

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16. Repair Telephone

low Demand
Here's how Repair Telephone is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Connect and repair telephone and television cables and fiber optic devices
  • String and repair telephone and television cable, including fiber optics and other equipment for transmitting messages or television programming.
  • Service or repair telephone, cable television, Internet, and other communications Equipment on customers' property.

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17. Complete Installation

low Demand
Here's how Complete Installation is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Use a variety of construction equipment to complete installations, such as digger derricks, trenchers,
  • Used a variety of equipment to complete installations.

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18. Regular Basis

low Demand
Here's how Regular Basis is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Inspect equipment on a regular basis in order to ensure proper functioning.

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19. Place Insulation

low Demand
Here's how Place Insulation is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Place insulation over conductors or seal splices with moisture-proof covering if needed.
  • Place insulation over conductors, and seal splices with moisture-proof covering.
  • Place insulation over conductors or seal splices with moisture-proof covering.
  • Place insulation over conductors, and seal splices with moisture-proof covering.

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20. Telephone Lines

low Demand
Here's how Telephone Lines is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Installed and repaired telephone lines, poles and related equipment.
  • Install and repair of telephone lines Works are typically done on site at customers homes, offices, etc

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21. Trouble Reports

low Demand
Here's how Trouble Reports is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Analyze test readings, computer printouts, and trouble reports to determine equipment repair needs and required repair methods.

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22. Wire Line

low Demand
Here's how Wire Line is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Inspect pole line construction and cable and wire lines and equipment to ensure approved construction and risk assessment were met.

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23. System Components

low Demand
Here's how System Components is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Repair or replace faulty equipment such as defective and damaged telephones, wires, switching system components, and associated equipment.

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24. Fiber Optic

low Demand
Here's how Fiber Optic is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Performed testing and troubleshooting of newly installed fiber optic cables and related networking systems.
  • Installed audio, video, and fiber optic cable from broadcast compound to venue sites as needed for 2002 Winter Olympics.
  • Certify Cable, Maintain Job of sites test and labeling scheme, as well as Coax, HDMI and Fiber Optic.
  • Cable Wire Installer*Differentiate Wire and Cable Colors* String Cables Between Structures* Connect Fiber Optics* Run Coax Wires* Measure, Formulate and TestExperience
  • Assisted linemen with the installation of fiber optic cable on utility poles in Lee, Scott and Wise Counties in Virginia.
  • Install and terminate category 5 and above, type 1, type 9, telephone, and fiber optic cable lines.

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25. Wire Communications Systems

low Demand
Here's how Wire Communications Systems is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Performed, operated, and installed cable and wire communications systems, communication security devices.

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26. Drive Crew Trucks

low Demand
Here's how Drive Crew Trucks is used in Telecommunications Line Installer jobs:
  • Drive crew trucks to and from work areas safely and with zero accidents.
  • Drive crew trucks to and from work areas.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Telecommunications Line Installer

Hand Tools10.9%
String Lines8.8%
Mechanical Equipment8.4%
Signal Strength7.5%
Assess Transmission Characteristics7.5%
Auxiliary Equipment7.1%
Install Terminal Boxes6.7%
Repair Audio6.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Telecommunications Line Installer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
10.1%
10.1%
2
2
String Lines
String Lines
8.2%
8.2%
3
3
Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Equipment
7.8%
7.8%
4
4
Signal Strength
Signal Strength
7%
7%
5
5
Assess Transmission Characteristics
Assess Transmission Characteristics
7%
7%
6
6
Auxiliary Equipment
Auxiliary Equipment
6.6%
6.6%
7
7
Install Terminal Boxes
Install Terminal Boxes
6.2%
6.2%
8
8
Repair Audio
Repair Audio
5.8%
5.8%
9
9
Telephone Poles
Telephone Poles
5.4%
5.4%
10
10
Electronic Reception Equipment
Electronic Reception Equipment
5.1%
5.1%
11
11
Proper Tension
Proper Tension
4.3%
4.3%
12
12
Test Lines
Test Lines
3.9%
3.9%
13
13
Internet
Internet
3.5%
3.5%
14
14
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Communications Transmissions
Communications Transmissions
2.3%
2.3%
16
16
Repair Telephone
Repair Telephone
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Complete Installation
Complete Installation
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Regular Basis
Regular Basis
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Place Insulation
Place Insulation
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Telephone Lines
Telephone Lines
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Trouble Reports
Trouble Reports
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Wire Line
Wire Line
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
System Components
System Components
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Fiber Optic
Fiber Optic
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Wire Communications Systems
Wire Communications Systems
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Drive Crew Trucks
Drive Crew Trucks
1.2%
1.2%

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