Radiotelegraph operator - Salary and Career
Teleprocessing Network Operators

Radiotelegraph operator - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They operate and monitor network communication systems, prepare equipment and means of communication, take care of operational safety through specific procedures and provide customer service.

How much does an Radiotelegraph operator earn

A Radiotelegraph operator earns between $1.283 and $4.748 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.271 and a median salary of $1.853 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 28 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Radiotelegraph operator

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.271 27.257 568 12
1º Quartile 1.283 15.392 321 7
Median Salary 1.853 22.235 463 10
3º Quartile 3.621 43.454 905 19
Higher Salary 4.748 56.978 1.187 25

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • technicians in camera, film and television operation
        • teleprocessing network operators

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Main workplaces

Teleprocessing Network Operators they work in IT companies and IT departments of companies from different industries and in entities that work with populations residing in remote areas. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, by the company where they work or outsourced company. They work as a team, under supervision, in a closed environment, in different day and night work schedules, shift rotation and irregular hours.

What does it take to work in the field of Teleprocessing Network Operators

For the exercise of these occupations, a medium level training is required. For teleprocessing operator occupations, specialization courses of approximately four hundred class hours are additionally required.

Functions and activities of Radiotelegraph operator

Teleprocessing Network Operators must:

  • prepare equipment and means of communication;
  • communicate on network;
  • communicate on the net;
  • serve users;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • take care of operational security;
  • communicate on the network;
  • operate communication systems;
  • perform work procedures;
  • take care of operational security;
  • service users;
  • monitor systems;

  • Activities

    • keep up to date professionally;
    • identify yourself on the network through password, code and prefix;
    • demonstrate ability to concentrate;
    • define message transmission queue;
    • check results of processes and operations;
    • execute schedule of activities;
    • activate competent sectors for emergencies (police, firefighters, sos, sea lifeguard, air);
    • consult standard procedures for data transmission and radio communication;
    • consult contingency plan;
    • calculate the capacity of data traffic;
    • ensure safety in the work environment;
    • establish contact between means of transport (sea, land and air);
    • report traffic conditions (land, sea, air);
    • monitor network performance;
    • check solar power system operation;
    • ensure the quality of information;
    • prioritize emergency operations;
    • organize activities schedule;
    • issue user service statistical reports;
    • find service area;
    • diagnose type of occurrence;
    • follow rules and regulations;
    • label digital media;
    • act ethically;
    • perform transmission capacity tests;
    • identify possible equipment failures in the transmission;
    • decrypt files and messages;
    • report weather conditions;
    • encrypt files and messages;
    • protocol receiving messages and files;
    • control data baud rate;
    • monitor printing process;
    • prioritize execution of critical systems;
    • keep confidential information confidential;
    • transmit messages and data;
    • manage conflict situations;
    • interpret communication codes (morse, cw);
    • provide technical support to the network;
    • perform connection and communication tests;
    • identify user location;
    • block unauthorized access attempt;
    • participate in labor gymnastics;
    • make decisions;
    • control supplies of supplies (paper, ink cartridge);
    • track message and file transfer;
    • commit to work;
    • register service termination;
    • work as a team;
    • execute contingency plan;
    • tune frequency of transceivers;
    • record occurrences of the work period;
    • clean equipment periodically;
    • testing power sources;
    • receive technical support request;
    • advise users about operational, commercial and weather conditions;
    • mount tape or cartridge to central computer;
    • prioritize service to preferred user;
    • back up data;
    • consult manuals and basic documentation;
    • check connectivity between rack equipment;
    • maintain emotional control;
    • relate with other communication agencies and users;
    • regulate air conditioning;
    • record a technical problem;
    • work as a team;
    • adjust equipment for operation;
    • respect hierarchy;
    • execute activities schedule;
    • allow user access to system;
    • call for specialized technical support;
    • sort print sequence;
    • confirm message and file transfer;
    • meet deadlines;
    • trigger specialized technical support;
    • evaluate print results;
    • test applications function;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • monitor operation of generators and batteries in case of power failure;
    • perform retransmissions due to failures;
    • organize work material (tapes, cd);

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