Instrument Shop Supervisor

Supervise and coordinate activities of Instrument Repairers.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $91,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Instrument Shop Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of INSTRUMENT REPAIRERS in repair and maintenance of telephone and telegraphic equipment: Examines and tests equipment, such as telephones, teletypewriters, station and switching apparatus, private-branch-exchange systems, and perforation equipment to determine repairs required, using electrical and electronic testing devices. Assigns workers to repair tasks. Supervises final inspection of equipment to ensure conformance to specifications. May be designated according to type of equipment maintained as Communications-Equipment Supervisor; Telegraphic-Instrument Supervisor; Telephone-Instrument Supervisor. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be an Instrument Shop Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Inside-Plant Supervisor, Telegraphic-Instrument Supervisor, Telephone-Instrument Supervisor

    How to Become an
    Instrument Shop Supervisor

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