Career outlook for satellite systems technician
Average UK salary
Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would set up and look after satellite systems and other communication tools.
Your job would involve putting in new systems and improving old ones, as well as repairing damaged equipment. You could be working on both homes and businesses.
- Carry out site surveys to prepare job quotes
- Plan cabling networks
- Install and fix aerials or satellite dishes to mounts
- Connect signal outlet sockets
- Check signal strength
- Test equipment and fix faults
You would learn to use many different specialised hand and power tools. On larger jobs, you would have to follow detailed engineering design plans.
You would need to keep up with new developments in analogue and digital technology. Knowledge of safe working practices would also be important.
UK employment status
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