Top Telephone Installer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Telephone Installer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Telephone Installer resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.7% of Telephone Installer resumes contained Business Telephone Systems as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Telephone Installer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Business Telephone Systems

high Demand
Here's how Business Telephone Systems is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Installed basic telephone service to private homes and small business telephone systems and service to business.
  • Assisted landline telephone technician installing wiring for home and business telephone systems.
  • Installed, upgraded, and repaired business telephone systems including Rolm.

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2. Fiber Optic

high Demand
Here's how Fiber Optic is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Supervised and coordinated construction and maintenance of all fiber optic cables, wires, and telephone system for the outside plant.
  • Installed Fiber Optic equipment, To provide Voice, Video, and High speed internet service.
  • Performed testing and troubleshooting of newly installed fiber optic cables and related networking systems.
  • Install and repair telecommunications and television transmission media including fiber optics.
  • Specialized in professional installation and wiring of fiber optic cable and other equipment.
  • Customized fiber optic networks to fit your organizations specific needs.

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3. PBX

high Demand
Here's how PBX is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Maintained Harris 1200 PBX and Installed/ repair of all onsite telephone equipment, and Computer equipment that interfaced with IBM Mainframe.
  • Engineered, installed and serviced telephone, PBX, voice mail, sound, intercom, and hospital care systems.
  • Tested trunk lines into PBX equipment / multiport Cisco routers from the telephone providers.
  • Install & service: key & pbx systems; security & cctv systems; wireless devices; cable pathway systems .
  • Installed infrastructure for new systems, built Main Distribution Frames, assisted in installation of voice PBX and paging systems.
  • Project Management responsibility for small to medium sized business Telephone Key systems and PBX's.

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4. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Managed customer-installation projects of varying levels of difficulty, including custom-curved handrails and iron banisters, providing quality customer service.
  • Submitted completed signed work orders according to established procedures to ensure that the customer service billing system is updated correctly.
  • Service Representative Installation of water treatment equipment in both residential and commercial locations while providing excellent customer service.
  • Manage inventory at warehouse weekly updating new and existing equipment while performing maintenance, customer service and support.
  • Install Satellite dish properly to enhance signal Service and maintain customers systems Deliver customer service in professional manner
  • Maintained excellent customer service relationship during installation process, while assuring compliance with all safety requirements

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5. Hand Tools

high Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Used basic hand tools and testing equipment.
  • Used power tools, hand tools, ladders, and specialized phone test sets and traceequipment.
  • Connect or install aluminum and titanium assemblies using pneumatic hand tools and micrometers to specific tolerances.
  • Performed generalized construction, using hand tools and other associated equipment.
  • Operated forklift, skyjack, back-hoe, jackhammer, floor saw, hammer drill and various other air & electric hand tools
  • Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hand tools, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.

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6. Key Systems

high Demand
Here's how Key Systems is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Install, test and trouble shoot 1A2 Key Systems and single line telephone equipment.
  • Configure, install and program customer key systems.
  • Installed and serviced Comdial, Key Systems, and NW Bell telephones/pay telephones.
  • Installed and serviced small key systems, repaired feature telephones, cordless telephones and answering machines.
  • Performed moves, adds, and changes on various key systems
  • Install Key Systems Add, moves & changes

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7. Communications Transmissions

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

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8. DSL

average Demand
Here's how DSL is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Performed technician tasks on CO Verizon Main Frame, fiber optical and DSL Bay
  • Establish connectivity via dial-up modem, DSL, or Cable modem.
  • Repaired and installed communication wire lines, cable jacks and DSL's.
  • Installed DSL jumpers and repaired equipment in central offices.
  • Installed residential and business telephone and DSL lines.
  • Installed cable, DSL and telephone lines.

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9. Business Phone Systems

average Demand
Here's how Business Phone Systems is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Installed business phone systems Troubleshot phone line problems Programmed phone systems

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10. Telephone Poles

average Demand
Here's how Telephone Poles is used in Telephone 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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11. Honorable Discharge

average Demand
Here's how Honorable Discharge is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Awarded The ARMY Achievement Medal and First Oak Leaf Cluster * Honorable Discharge
  • Maintained a secret security clearance and received an honorable discharge from service.
  • Received various awards for achievement Received metals for good conduct Honorable discharge Accomplishments Highly Motivated Skills Used Leadership
  • Worked as a Wire Systems Installer.Responsible for telephone and communication wiring.Received Honorable Discharge.
  • Worked independently to complete daily work orders.United States Air Force (Honorable Discharge)Travis AFB, Fairfield, California
  • Microwave Switchboard operator E-4 Over 30 Letter of accommodation of conduct Honorable Discharge

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12. Nortel

average Demand
Here's how Nortel is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Installed Nortel DMS100 and UE9000 Switches, Installed TellabsTITAN5000 Switch, mounted, leveled and anchored bays on the floor.
  • Installed and programmed Nortel/Norstar Phone and Voice Mail systems for large and small businesses in the Metro Atlanta area.
  • Trained client personnel on the use of the Nortel equipment and emergency scenarios.
  • Administered Call Centers run by Nortel CallPilot for the DPS and Driver License information lines.
  • Maintained Nortel Meridian 1 Switchboard as well as individual subscriber digital and analog telephone sets.
  • Worked on installing Nortel telephones at the Washington Navy Yard.

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13. Data Lines

average Demand
Here's how Data Lines is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Trouble shot and restored customer's data equipment and data lines on a maintenance basis.
  • Installed telephone lines, data lines, and switchboards for major hotels

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14. Verizon

average Demand
Here's how Verizon is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Performed various wiring assignments as instructed by supervisors for apartment complexes that were upgrading from their current systems to Verizon FIOS.
  • Work was downloaded via Verizon V Mobile program via laptop.
  • install, test and maintain cellular equipment for Verizon,ntelos and sprint.
  • Educate customers on Verizon services and products before completing service appointments in order to facilitate quality customer service.
  • Completed training on Verizon's safety and procedural standards for construction, installation and maintenance personnel
  • Configured and installed data and telecommunications equipment in Verizon central offices and commercial settings.

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15. Company Vehicle

low Demand
Here's how Company Vehicle is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Operated a company vehicle and followed work safety procedures.
  • Performed telephone installation Repaired telephones and wiring Maintained a company vehicle.
  • Assure proper maintenance and accountability for assigned company vehicle, tools and inventory to promote professionalism, efficiency and productivity
  • Maintained a fully stocked and organized company vehicle with appropriate tools and safety equipment.
  • Deliver to the customer using company vehicle following company safety guidelines.
  • Inspect, Install residential and commercial electrical meters while operating company vehicle

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16. Phone Calls

low Demand
Here's how Phone Calls is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Answered telephone calls from potential customers who have been solicited through advertisements.
  • Work closely with Alameda County Sheriffs to input court ordered phone calls.

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17. Trouble Shooting

low Demand
Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Trouble shooting all types of out of service conditions of phones, from open lines to shorts ground battery.
  • Chased trouble in telephone cable using several different types of electronic trouble shooting devices.
  • performed trouble shooting telephones, installing phones, and hanging J boxes for phones.
  • Conducted on-site evaluations of mobile wireless units and performed trouble shooting.
  • Developed problem solving and optimum trouble shooting abilities.
  • Ensured the proper trouble shooting procedures were followed and executed to guarantee the least amount of time off line as possible.

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18. Cat5

low Demand
Here's how Cat5 is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Voice and data cable installer of CAT3 and CAT5 cabling including station termination and closet termination on 66 and 100 blocks.
  • Work included termination of local power supply, installation and testing of Cat5 for high speed data, and IPTV network.
  • Pull low voltage wire (Siamese, CAT5, CAT6 and RG59) to necessary locations to deploy camera system.
  • Gained experience with CAT5 technology including the knowledge of setting up the equipment to be capable of using the technology.
  • Use Cat5 * Crimp RCA/BNC connection * Soldered small wires for equipment * Read diagrams for equipment and to install
  • Installed equipment, run power & ground cables, cat5 and fiber for VLAN management to the specific shelf.

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19. MDF

low Demand
Here's how MDF is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Work on MDF/DDF (wire MDF, Change faulty Verticals etc.)
  • Maintain cable records of central office MDF (Main Distribution Frame).

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20. Remake Connections

low Demand
Here's how Remake Connections is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Remove and remake connections in order to change circuit layouts, following work orders or diagrams.

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21. Small Business

low Demand
Here's how Small Business is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Installed and maintained Iwatsu Phone Voice Mail systems for small businesses in the Atlanta area.
  • Installed single line telephones in residences and small businesses Installed and repaired telephone drop lines Installed cable lines in manholes
  • Installed basic telephone and data service to residential and small business.

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22. Computer System

low Demand
Here's how Computer System is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Perform signal support functions Provide technical assistance and training for user owned and operated automated telecommunication computer systems.
  • Installed electronic cash registers and computer systems for regional retailer.
  • Inventory and category database building for Ascend software of all merchandise in preparation of a computer system upgrade.
  • Installed telephone lines for multiple users, to include fax lines and complete computer systems.
  • Control and maintenance of all equipment, computer systems, Custom framing and studio Work and equipment.
  • Accounted for $200k of equipment from telecommunications to computer systems.

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23. Circuit Diagrams

low Demand
Here's how Circuit Diagrams is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Read and interpret electronic circuit diagrams, function block diagrams, specifications, engineering drawings, and service manuals.

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24. System Components

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

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25. Dial Tone

low Demand
Here's how Dial Tone is used in Telephone Installer jobs:
  • Verified dial tones for connectivity.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Telephone Installer

Business Telephone Systems16%
Fiber Optic14.3%
PBX10.9%
Customer Service8%
Hand Tools5.7%
Key Systems4.6%
Communications Transmissions4.6%
DSL4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Telephone Installer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Business Telephone Systems
Business Telephone Systems
14.7%
14.7%
2
2
Fiber Optic
Fiber Optic
13.2%
13.2%
3
3
PBX
PBX
10%
10%
4
4
Customer Service
Customer Service
7.4%
7.4%
5
5
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
5.3%
5.3%
6
6
Key Systems
Key Systems
4.2%
4.2%
7
7
Communications Transmissions
Communications Transmissions
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
DSL
DSL
3.7%
3.7%
9
9
Business Phone Systems
Business Phone Systems
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Telephone Poles
Telephone Poles
3.7%
3.7%
11
11
Honorable Discharge
Honorable Discharge
3.2%
3.2%
12
12
Nortel
Nortel
2.6%
2.6%
13
13
Data Lines
Data Lines
2.6%
2.6%
14
14
Verizon
Verizon
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Company Vehicle
Company Vehicle
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
2.1%
2.1%
18
18
Cat5
Cat5
2.1%
2.1%
19
19
MDF
MDF
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Remake Connections
Remake Connections
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Small Business
Small Business
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
Computer System
Computer System
1.6%
1.6%
23
23
Circuit Diagrams
Circuit Diagrams
1.6%
1.6%
24
24
System Components
System Components
1.6%
1.6%
25
25
Dial Tone
Dial Tone
1.6%
1.6%

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