National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.3

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0131 - Telecommunication carriers managers

Telecommunication carriers managers 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.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • microwave facilities manager - telecommunications
    • network installation manager - telecommunications
    • network operations manager - telecommunications
    • network services manager - telecommunications
    • operations and transmission services manager - telecommunications
    • regional manager - telecommunications system
    • switching systems director - telecommunications
    • telecommunications facilities manager
    • telecommunications installation manager
    • telecommunications manager
    • telecommunications services manager
    • telephone company district manager

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • Broadcasting managers (See 0512 Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts)
    • Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services (See 0013 Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services)
  • Main duties

    This group performs 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
    • 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.
  • Additional information

    • Progression to senior management positions in telecommunications is possible with experience.
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