Access Network Communications Officer

Access Network Communications Officers install and maintain telecommunications access network cabling and infrastructure, systems and less complex customer premises equipment.

Personal requirements of an Access Network Communications Officer may include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Problem solving skills

Access Network Communications Officers may complete the following tasks:

  • Use hand and power tools
  • Work effectively in a telecommunications technology team
  • Joint metallic conductor cable on customer premises
  • Install underground enclosures and pipe/conduit
  • Install underground cable
  • Haul underground cable
  • Splice carrier/service provider optic fibre cable
  • Install telecommunications service to a building
  • Construct underground telecommunications infrastructure
  • Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule
  • Perform an accurate customer premises cable and system test
  • Locate and identify cable system faults
  • Install network telecommunications equipment
  • Install network cable equipment

This job usually requires a minimum Certificate III in Telecommunications Access and Associated Services to be considered for the position.