Automatic Equipment Technician

Repair manual or automatic telegraphic transmitting or receiving apparatus.
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Salary Range
$31,000 – $73,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Equipment Technicians do?

Analyzes problems and repairs manual and automatic telegraphic transmitting and receiving apparatus, such as teletypewriters, facsimile-recording devices, and switching equipment: Tests and adjusts equipment, using testing devices, such as signal generators and ohmmeters, following blueprints and wiring diagrams and using handtools. Tests and regulates telegraph repeaters [TESTING-AND-REGULATING TECHNICIAN]. When repairing and maintaining equipment in branch offices, may be designated Operations Technician. May be designated according to type of equipment maintained or repaired as Printer Maintainer; Telegraphic-Typewriter Repairer.

Should I be an Automatic Equipment Technician?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Broadcasting Equipment Mechanic, Equipment Tester, Manual Equipment Mechanic, Special Equipment Technician See More

    How to Become an
    Automatic Equipment Technician

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