Telecoms technicians install, repair and maintain broadband, mobile phone and landline telephone networks. They also work on satellite, digital TV and fibre optic systems.
You'll need to be well organised, able to follow technical diagrams and happy to work as part of a team or on your own.
Day-to-day duties laying and connecting lines, testing and repairing faults and designing and installing networks.
To do this job, you'll need a background and qualifications in a related area like electronics, electrical servicing or computer networking. A common route in is through an apprenticeship scheme.