The Office of Career Services
Library Building, Room 429 & 430
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364
Phone: (718) 631-6297
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
|Overview:||String and repair telephone and television cable, including fiber optics and other equipment for transmitting messages or television programming.|
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Electronic Engineering Technology
|Job Outlook:||Employment of telecommunication installers and repairers is expected to stay the same through 2018. Any job growth will result from new inventions for Internet, TV, and video on demand that need new networks built. Gains will be offset by a decline in the need for maintenance for newer, more reliable equipment.|
|Education Level:||Training for this occupation generally requires a High School Degree, plus additional coursework in a vocational or technical school. In some cases, employers may require an Associate Degree.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information please click here.
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.