Telecommunications Line Installer and Repairer
Median hourly wage: $26.96
Line installers and repairers (also known as line workers) install or repair electrical power systems and telecommunications cables, including fiber optics.
High School Diploma/GED Certificate
HSD or GED required. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Certifications are offered on two levels of optic certification. Workers who drive company vehicles must also have a commercial driver's license.
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Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed.Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Complete education/training program (1st step) and time required
Associate's degree in Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology - 2 years
2nd step up and time required
Training facilities available
The Inland Empire Joint Apprenticeship Training Center
1855 Business Center Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408