Occupation Profile – Telecommunications Linesworker – (ANZSCO 342413) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleTELECOMMUNICATIONS LINESWORKER (AUS) / TELECOMMUNICATIONS LINE MECHANIC (NZ)
ANZSCO Code342413
Occupations in this Group342411 Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)
342412 Telecommunications Cable Jointer
342413 Telecommunications Linesworker (Aus) / Telecommunications Line Mechanic (NZ)
342414 Telecommunications Technician
DescriptionInstalls, maintains and repairs external telecommunication equipment such as aerial lines, conduits and underground cables, radio and mobile phone antennae, and limited items of terminal equipment.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationsOperator Bearer Systems (Army)
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-examining drawings, specifications and work areas to determine positioning and connections for equipment to be installed
-locating faults in telecommunications equipment using instruments such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, ammeters and transmission measuring equipment
-attaching wires and cables to appliances
-adjusting, replacing and repairing faulty items, and testing equipment using electronic instruments
-installing cabling for telephone, radio, pay TV and computer transmission
-joining cables and sealing sheaths with lead and thermoplastic
-erecting, testing and maintaining aerial and underground wires and cables, and radio and mobile phone antennae
-installing telecommunications equipment and appliances such as telephones, switchboards and data transmission equipment
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recogntion Australia
Related Occupations342411 Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)
342412 Telecommunications Cable Jointer
342414 Telecommunications Technician
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)