Telecommunications Network Engineer ANZSCO 263312

Telecommunications Network Engineer Immigration to Australia PR Visa

Alternative Titles:

Communications Consultant

Communications Specialist (ICT)

Telecommunications Consultant

Telecommunications Specialist

Plans, designs, and monitors complex telecommunications networks and associated broadcasting equipment.

Skill Level: 1

Average Income:

The average salary for a Telecommunications Network Engineer is $ 118,652 for male employees and $ 112,077 for female employees per year.Average Age: Males: 43.5 Females: 43.3 Persons: 43.5[See:Australian Bureau of Statistics-633 Telecommunications engineering professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]

Australian visa options for Communications Consultant (Telecommunications Network Engineer)

Employer Sponsorship
Permanent489 VisaPermanent 457 Visa
Skilled Occupation ANZSCO CodeAssessing Authority189 Visa 190 VisaStateFamily186 Visa (DE)186 VisaAll areaRegional area
Telecommunications Network Engineer263312Engineers Australia

Visa processing times-months(75%) 99-101755
Visa processing times-months(90%) 1212-15191111

To obtain a positive skills assessment form Engineers Australia, applicants wishing to be assessed as a Telecommunications Network Engineer may need to submit a Competency Demonstration Report (CDR).

09/05/2019 Round Results:

09/05/2019 (current)189 Visa489 Visa (Provisional) (Family Sponsored)
Number of total invitations10010
Points Score8085
Visa date of effect22/03/2019 4:31 pm28/04/2019 1:45 am
07/02/2018 (Previous)189 Visa489 Visa (Provisional) (Family Sponsored)
Points Score
Visa date of effect15/03/2019 9:40 am
12/10/2018 6:31 AM
Unofficial Results189 Visa489 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)

Occupation Ceiling for Telecommunications Network Engineer:

Results : 713 / 1000 (Available: 287) (Ceiling Value) [71.30% Filled]

State and territory nominated visas is not subject to occupational ceiling limitations


TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS design, construct, install, service and support telecommunications equipment, systems and facilities.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Task Include:

  • planning, designing, building, configuring and commissioning telecommunications devices, networks and systems, such as voice, radio, two-way, data, microwave, satellite and digital data systems, and ensuring telecommunications systems interconnect with equipment from different manufacturers, service providers and users
  • compiling engineering project proposals to define goals, identify scope, background and need, and ascertain cost of equipment, parts
  • evaluating and procuring new products and services from vendors
  • ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the provision of telecommunications systems
  • selecting and developing new telecommunications sites by locating sites, filing documents, drawing up documents for approval, drafting construction drawings and following through to approval