0131 – Telecommunication carriers managers | Canada NOC |

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.


Index of titles

Example titles

  • Co-ordinator of technical services – telecommunications
  • Dial plant manager – telecommunications
  • Dial plant superintendent – telecommunications
  • District manager – telecommunications
  • Earth station manager – telecommunications
  • Equipment chief – telecommunications
  • Installation superintendent – telecommunications
  • Microwave facilities manager – telecommunications
  • Network conduct centre assistant manager
  • Network installation manager – telecommunications
  • Network operations manager – telecommunications
  • Network services manager – telecommunications
  • Network traffic manager – telecommunications
  • Networks manager – telecommunications
  • Operations and transmission services manager – telecommunications
  • Operations manager – telecommunications
  • Production manager – telecommunications
  • Regional manager – telecommunications system
  • Space programs manager – telecommunications
  • Surveillance manager – telecommunications
  • Switching systems director – telecommunications
  • Technical services co-ordinator – telecommunications
  • Technical services manager
  • Telecommunications department manager
  • Telecommunications facilities manager
  • Telecommunications installation manager
  • Telecommunications manager
  • Telecommunications services manager
  • Telephone company district manager
  • Traffic chief – telecommunications
  • Traffic manager – cable systems
  • Traffic manager – telephone system
  • Transmission traffic manager – telecommunications

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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