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Telecommunications Specialist II


Positions test and repair advanced switching, transmission, and voice/data technology.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Maintains switching equipment and performs routine hardware and software maintenance.
  • Reads and interprets circuit diagrams and electrical schematics.
  • Identifies and repairs complex network problems.
  • Provides training and technical assistance to less experienced technicians.
  • Programs translation routine.
  • Splices fiber optics cable.
  • Repairs and operates video multiplexers.
  • Supervises installation, testing, and repair of data services and equipment.
  • Assists users in planning, installing, and operating local area networks.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent and four years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification



Performs work under general supervision. May supervise as a lead for other technicians.


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