Television Installer

Install and adjust television receivers and antennas.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Television Installers do?

Installs and adjusts television receivers and antennas, using handtools: Selects antenna according to type of set and location of transmitting station. Bolts crossarms and dipole elements in position to assemble antenna. Secures antenna in place with bracket and guy wires, observing insurance codes and local ordinances to protect installation from lightning and other hazards. Drills and waterproofs holes in building to make passages for transmission line. Connects line between receiver and antenna and fastens line in place. Tunes receiver on all channels and adjusts screws to obtain desired density, linearity, focus, and size of picture. Orients antenna and installs reflector to obtain optimum signal reception.

Should I be a Television 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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Television Analyzer, Television Maintenance Man, Television Maintenance Worker, Television Service Engineer See More

    How to become a Television Installer

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