Telecommunications Engineering Specialists

Telecommunications Engineering Specialists

Design or configure voice, video, and data communications systems. Supervise installation and post-installation service and maintenance.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Initiative * Analytical Thinking * Cooperation * Achievement/Effort * Leadership * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Communicate with telecommunications vendors to obtain pricing and technical specifications for available hardware, software, or services. * Keep abreast of changes in industry practices and emerging telecommunications technology by reviewing current literature, talking with colleagues, participating in educational programs, attending meetings or workshops, or participating in professional organizations or conferences. * Consult with users, administrators, and engineers to identify business and technical requirements for proposed system modifications or technology purchases.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Manufacturing, Information,

Job Family Computer and Mathematical

Sample Job Titles Communications Engineer, Communications Technician, Consultant, Messaging Engineer, Multimedia Telecommunications Systems Integrator, Network Engineer, Network Operations Center Technician (NOC Technician), Network Technician, Principal Consultant, Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD), Senior Consultant, Senior Telecommunications Consultant, Systems Engineer, Telecom Network Manager (Telecommunication Network Manager), Telecommunication Engineer, Telecommunication Systems Designer, Telecommunications Analyst (Telecom Analyst), Telecommunications Consultant, Telecommunications Engineer (Telecom Engineer), Telecommunications Management Specialist, Telecommunications Manager, Telecommunications Operator (Telecom Operator), Telecommunications Specialist (Telecom Specialist), Voice Engineer, VOIP Engineer (Voice Over Internal Protocol Engineer), VoIP Engineer (Voice Over Internet Protocol Engineer), Wireless Technician.