​What is a Telecoms Engineer?

A Telecoms Engineer is a key profession within the telecoms sector that is responsible installing, maintaining and repairing telephone systems and testing and repairing telecommunications cables.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Telecoms Engineer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Telecoms Engineer will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • installing internal cabling and wiring for telecoms systems

  • fixing connecting wires from underground and aerial lines

  • installing telephones, switchboards and coin operated phone boxes

  • testing equipment to identify defective components and making the required repairs

  • testing installation and making any adjustments required

  • connecting cables and testing for any defects

  • locating and repairing faults to lines and cabling

  • Erecting and maintaining mobile telecommunications infrastructure

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​Cambridge is a city in the the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and lies at the confluence of the Grand and Speed rivers. Cambridge, has an estimated population of 129,980 as of the 2016 census and covers an area of 43 square miles. Cambridge has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

King Street - Dover Street to Bishop Street

Scheduled to be complete in fall 2021 this project includes completion of underground works – watermain, sanitary and storm sewer – between Montrose Street and Bishop Street, as well as the completion of surface works – curb, sidewalk, asphalt, street scaping – between Lowther Street and Bishop Street.

Avenue Road - Hespeler Road to Franklin Boulevard

The region has identified several projects as part of the Cambridge 1 Pressure Zone changes. One of the projects required to support adjustments to the water pressure zones and boundaries is the construction of a new watermain on Avenue Road between Hespeler Road and Franklin Boulevard.

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