Cable Supervisor

Direct the workers in installation and repair of telephone carrier cables.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$50,000 – $156,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cable Supervisors do?

Directs and coordinates, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground, buried, aerial, or submarine telephone carrier cables in plant district: Reviews proposed construction plans and schematic drawings to ensure that proposals are compatible with existing equipment and that plans adhere to specifications. Inspects construction sites and installations to ensure service deadlines are being met. Directs and coordinates testing and inspecting of plant equipment for operational performance. Prepares budget, determines work force requirements, and establishes production schedules to meet service loads.

Should I be a Cable Supervisor?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Call Center Supervisor, Electrical-Tests Supervisor, Newspaper Publisher

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