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Station Installer-and-Repairer

Install, maintain, and repair telephone station equipment.

What does a Station Installer-and-Repairer do?

Installs, maintains, and repairs telephone station equipment, such as telephones, coin collectors, telephone booths, and switching-key equipment: Inspects subscriber premises to determine method of installation. Climbs pole to attach outside wires. Assembles telephone equipment, mounts brackets, and connects wire leads, using handtools and following installation diagrams or work order. Tests newly installed equipment and repairs or replaces faulty equipment, using test telephone and other testing devices. May be designated according to specific task performed as Station Installer; Station Repairer. May maintain telephones, lines, and equipment in primarily small rural areas and be designated Section Maintainer.