Careers in Electronics Technology: Satellite/Cable TV installation and Service
Electronics Technology students will find a whole list of potential career paths they can seek; ATM service, manufacturing wiring installer, and home theater installation are just a few of the occupations available.
Another common job is in satellite or cable television installation or service. Satellite and cable TV providers serve a large number of customers, and the sheer volume of installers needed means consistent job openings for qualified professionals.
The industry often refers to satellite and cable TV installers as telecom technicians, a title reflecting the technical nature of their job. Their job often includes setting up, rearranging, or replacing routing and dialing equipment (since most boxes these days include Internet connection). In addition, telecom technicians inspect, repair and replace faulty, damaged or malfunctioning equipment, and make service and maintenance calls for adjustments and re-calibrations.
For someone pursuing employment in the electronics technology field, starting off as telecom technician just might lead you to a decades long career! As a telecom technician, you’ll develop skills on the job that can also be use in a variety of other occupations, which means that becoming a telecom technician can be a good career move whether you intend on staying in that field or pursuing another.
So, whether you’re moving toward satellite or cable TV installation and service, or another field in electronics technology, you have several options. Your career is what you make of it, and the skills you develop can solidify your job prospects for years to come!
If you’re ready to take the first step in starting your career in electronics, give us a call! Schedule an appointment with your Admissions Officer, and figure out enrollment options – including financial aid programs that can help you pay for your career training!
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics*, telecommunications technicians have a job growth rate of about 4 percent, which places it at the average for all professions. This rate means relatively promising job prospects for young telecommunications professionals just entering the industry.
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