Equipment Installer

Install telegraphic transmitting and receiving equipment.

What does an Equipment Installer do?

Installs telegraphic transmitting and receiving equipment in telegraph company offices and on customers’ premises, following floor-plan sketches and wiring diagrams: Installs and connects equipment, such as teletypewriters, tickers, facsimile-recording devices, and reperforators, using handtools and soldering iron. Tests equipment for circuit continuity, using testing instruments, such as voltmeter and ohmmeter. May wire and assemble equipment prior to installation [ASSEMBLER]. May be designated according to equipment installed as Call-Box Wirer; Telegraphic-Typewriter Installer; Telegraph-Repeater Installer; Teletype Installer; Ticker Installer; Time-Signal Wirer.