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Communications Electrician Supervisor

Supervise the workers in the repair of electronic communications equipment.

What does a Communications Electrician Supervisor do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly, installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic communications equipment: Examines premises, plans, and specifications to determine work procedures, estimate costs, and requisition needed materials and equipment. Contacts load dispatching personnel to obtain work clearances on lines and equipment. Assigns duties to workers and requisitions materials, tools, and supplies. Inspects assembled, installed, or repaired equipment, such as transmitters and receivers, power and telephone line carriers, microwave devices, or cable television lines to verify conformance to company standards and government regulations. Tests electronic installations, using testing apparatus. Reviews work orders, trouble reports, and time and equipment records for completeness and accuracy. Prepares daily operating reports summarizing labor, materials, and equipment charges for work performed. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.