​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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​Leicester is a town located in Leicestershire in the East Midlands. Lying on the River Soar, Leicester has an estimated population of 329,839 as of the 2011 census and covers an area of 28 square miles. Leicester has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

New bus station at St Margaret’s

This project sees an ambitious £13.5million regeneration of Leicester’s St Margaret’s bus station and its surrounding streets. The construction of a striking new building to replace the old St Margaret’s bus station and creating more attractive routes for pedestrians and cyclists as part of a major scheme to revamp this part of the city centre.

£50 million mixed-use Leicester regeneration scheme

A £50 million mixed-use development set to catalyse regeneration in the Waterside area of Leicester has now been completed. As part of this huge project, the area saw the new development of two major new hotels, both operated by the Accor hospitality group. A 10-storey Novotel offers 154 bedrooms and a variety of indoor facilities including a gym, meeting rooms, and a ground floor bar and restaurant. While an Aparthotel Adagio boasts 95 luxury studio or one-bed apartments, spread over six floors.

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