Radio, Cellular, & Tower Equipment Installers & Repairers


Repair, install or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting, and receiving equipment, and two-way radio communications systems used in cellular telecommunications, mobile broadband, ship-to-shore, aircraft-to-ground communications, and radio equipment in service and emergency vehicles. May test and analyze network coverage.
Also called: Avionics Technician, Communications Tower Technician, Tower Climber, Tower Technician

Knowledge:

    Communications
  • telecommunications
  • multimedia
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • product and service development
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • administrative services

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • AERONET calculator
  • Sweep analysis software
    Map creation software
  • Caliper Maptitude
  • Location mapping software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    associate's degree
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