Maintain aerial signal/telecommunications lines and cables
Issue Date: September 2018
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to maintain aerial signal/telecommunications lines and cables in accordance with safeworking and regulatory requirements, and workplace procedures.
It includes inspecting and servicing line and cable routes, diagnosing identified line and cable faults, and repairing line and cable faults to the standards specified to ensure system integrity.
Work is performed under minimal supervision, generally within a team environment.
It involves the application of routine operational principles and procedures when maintaining aerial signal/telecommunications lines and cables, as part of workplace activities across a variety of operational contexts within the Australian rail system.
People achieving competence in this unit will need to fulfil the applicable state/territory legislated rail safety requirements and to comply with relevant codes of practice and/or guidelines.
Operators of mechanised equipment must have undertaken training and, where appropriate, hold the relevant licence, permit or certificate and be recognised as competent for the class of machinery being used.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
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