Equipment Installer

Install telegraphic transmitting and receiving equipment.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$19,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Equipment Installers 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.


Should I be an Equipment Installer?

You should have a certificate 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: Electronic Equipment Installer

    How to become an Equipment Installer

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