Telecommunication carriers managers (NOC 0131)

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Nature of work

This unit group includes managers who plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a telecommunications establishment, department or facility. They are employed by wired, wireless, satellite and other telecommunications carriers.

Main duties

  • Telecommunication carriers managers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a telecommunications establishment, department or facility
  • - Consult with senior managers to establish policies concerned with the development, operation and maintenance of telecommunications services
  • - Direct and control telecommunications traffic volume and flow within assigned areas, through subordinate supervisors and technical staff
  • - Continued…
  • - Analyze and evaluate telecommunications installation, operation and maintenance services and make recommendations for improvement
  • - Ensure compliance with telecommunications regulations and directives of government regulatory agencies
  • - Liaise with representatives of related or connecting companies to resolve joint telecommunications problems and ensure efficient telecommunications system operations
  • - Recruit personnel and oversee their training.

Employment requirements

  • * A university degree in science, electrical engineering or a related field is usually required.
  • * Several years of experience in a related technical profession, including supervisory experience, are usually required.

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