​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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​Cheltenham is a large spa town in the country of Gloucestershire. Cheltenham has an estimated population of 116,306 and covers an area of 18 square miles. Cheltenham has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Honeybourne Place, Jessop Avenue

This new building, which sits next to the large Waitrose in Honeybourne Way will provide 64,000 square feet of office pace and bring up to 500 jobs. The project is estimated to have cost £12million.

Cyber Central and the Golden Valley Development

A world-class project with national significance, the Golden Valley Development near GCHQ will include Cyber Central – the UK’s first cyber-tech hub that’s set to bring homes, businesses, academia and leisure together on an innovative campus.

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