Customer Equipment Engineer

Direct activities concerned with installation of telephone facilities.
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Salary Range
$58,000 – $135,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Customer Equipment Engineers do?

Directs activities concerned with selection and installation of telephone facilities and special equipment on customer’s premises to meet customer’s communication requirements: Reviews sales order to ascertain extent of telephone facilities and equipment required. Inspects customer premises to ascertain space available for installation of equipment and to determine type and quantity of designated equipment that can be installed to provide specific communication facilities. Prepares floor plan of equipment arrangement for customer or architect approval. Prepares cost estimate for equipment and installation and submits data to management for authorization to proceed with job. Orders equipment, prepares installation specifications, and monitors progress of installation to ensure facilities are ready on specified date. Prepares all job-related paper work and closes out work authorization when equipment is in service.

Should I be a Customer Equipment Engineer?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Dial Equipment Engineer

    How to Become a
    Customer Equipment Engineer

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