Telecommunications Field Engineer - ANZSCO 313212


Plans, designs, commissions and monitors complex telecommunications networks and associated equipment, provides technical advice and information, and identifies complex problems and initiates action to resolve them.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

Web Master


Applications Packager
Computer Systems Technician
Telecommunications Computer Systems Technician

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

3124-11 Electronic Engineering Associate

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
2. RSMS Occupations List
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3. Skilled Occupations List

Group: 3132 Telecommunications Technical Specialists


develop, monitor and carry out technical support functions for telecommunications networks and install computer equipment, computer systems and microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems. At least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.


1. installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems
2. configuring and integrating network and telecommunications technology with computer software, hardware, desktops, peripherals, databases and operating systems
3. developing and recording logs of the details, locations and status of inventories, parts, equipment and instruments and maintaining the documentation of communication policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, and quality standards
4. providing technical advice and information, and monitoring the performance of complex telecommunications networks and equipment
5. planning the development of customer access telecommunications network infrastructure
6. liaising with vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources and monitoring contractual obligations and performance delivery
7. providing ongoing operational support in designing, optimising, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and resolving of telecommunications network performance malfunctions, defects and faults

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

Occupations in this Group

1. 313211 Radiocommunications Technician
2. 313212 Telecommunications Field Engineer
3. 313213 Telecommunications Network Planner
4. 313214 Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist