Carries out specialised design and support functions in telecommunications engineering including optimisation and performance monitoring of telecommunications networks, diagnosis and repair of faults, and the selection and installation of equipment.
Occupations in the Telecommunications Technical Specialists group include Radiocommunications Technician, Telecommunications Field Engineer, Telecommunications Network Planner and Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist.
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 1,300 Telecommunications Technical Specialists in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are weak.
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