Telecommunications specialists focus on creating and maintaining efficient communication lines between technological systems such as computers and smartphone devices. This includes installation of these systems as well as repairing them should they develop a fault. It may also be part of the telecommunications specialist job description to produce reports and documentation for the systems that they maintain or plan to install for a client.
A telecommunications specialist is responsible for the designing, installation and maintaining equipment that will be used in conjunction with computer technology for the purpose of communication. For example, a telecommunications specialist may be tasked with designing, installing and managing a video communications system that allows a company to effectively hosting meetings with investors and board members regardless of their location. The job is often offered by a telecommunications company that will assist operatives in obtaining the right certifications for the job, but it can also be an independent freelance role.