Instalador/Reparador de Equipos de Telecomunicaciones (English: Installer / Repairer - Telecommunications Equipment (Spanish))

Job-Specific Whole-Person Assessment (Test)


Installer / Repairer - Telecommunications Equipment (Spanish)

Install, set up, rearrange, or remove switching, distribution, routing, and dialing equipment used in central offices or headends. Service or repair telephone, cable television, Internet, and other communications equipment on customers' property. May install communications equipment or communications wiring in buildings.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Interacting With Computers - use computers to enter, access or retrieve data
  • Getting Information - read blueprints
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Demonstrate equipment to customers and explain how it is to be used, and respond to any inquiries or complaints.
  • Test circuits and components of malfunctioning telecommunications equipment to isolate sources of malfunctions, using test meters, circuit diagrams, polarity probes, and other hand tools.
  • Test repaired, newly installed, or updated equipment to ensure that it functions properly and conforms to specifications, using test equipment and observation.
  • Climb poles and ladders, use truck-mounted booms, and enter areas such as manholes and cable vaults to install, maintain, or inspect equipment.
  • Assemble and install communication equipment such as data and telephone communication lines, wiring, switching equipment, wiring frames, power apparatus, computer systems, and networks.

About the test (Full Version)

The HR Avatar Installer / Repairer - Telecommunications Equipment (Spanish) Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Installer / Repairer - Telecommunications Equipment (Spanish) test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Atención al detalle
  • Pensamiento analítico
  Behavioral History
  • Estudio de historial – desempeño
  • Estudio de historial - permanencia en el puesto
  • Adaptabilidad
  • Busca la perfección
  • Civismo Corporativo
  • Competitivo
  • Desarrolla relaciones
  • Disfruta resolviendo problemas
  • Muestra una actitud positiva ante el trabajo
  • Requiere de una estructura

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:Español (México)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:49-2022.00
Simulation Context:General Hourly
O*Net Context:Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$34,690 or less
Bottom 25%:
$46,350 or less
$61,470 (Average)
Top 25%:
$77,210 or more
Top 10%:
$90,680 or more

Hourly US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$16.68 or less
Bottom 25%:
$22.28 or less
$29.55 (Average)
Top 25%:
$37.12 or more
Top 10%:
$43.60 or more

US Employment Statistics
2030 (projected):
Annual U.S. Job Openings:21,500

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Telecommunications
  • Computers and Electronics
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Mechanical
  • Engineering and Technology
Top Skills
  • Repairing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Listening
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Monitoring
Top Abilities
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Near Vision
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Visual Color Discrimination
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness
  • Finger Dexterity
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Deductive Reasoning
Education Requirements
High School Diploma:
Post-Secondary Certificate:
Some College:
Associate's Degree (2 yr):
Bachelor's Degree:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
1 - 2 Years:
2 - 4 Years:
More than 10 Years:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

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