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Senior Telecommunications Engineer

Senior Telecommunications Engineer

Requisition ID 
2017-20537
Work Location 
SA-Al-Khobar
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Systems
Additional Work Location 
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Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Senior Telecommunications Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services for an Unconventional Gas Development Program in Saudi Arabia. We are committed to managing the program from our Al-Khobar office where the project management team will be based for the duration of the contract.

 

We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

  • Provide telecommunication discipline expertise in support of the client’s team for the FEED engineering of the petrochemical facilities
  • Work independently and coordinate with other disciplines to complete the telecommunications design
  • Be aware and conscious of contractual issues as per Wood guidelines
  • Has knowledge of the following telecommunication systems: LAN network, PABX, CCTV, Radio System, PAGA, Ethernet wireless, SDH / PDH systems and Weather Monitoring Systems, to be able to develop FEED and details engineering specifications
  • Design and install OSP cabling and communication hardware

Skills / Qualifications

  • An Engineering degree qualification is essential
  • Minimum of 12 years' experience in the industry
  • Postgraduate qualifications in the relevant engineering discipline is preferred
  • The Communication or Network Engineer shall have a minimum of twelve years’ experience in relevant telecommunication and IT work
  • Certified designer for outside plant cabling or BICSI certified and a copy of such certification shall be attached to the candidate’s resume
  • Knowledge of international codes and specs for safety critical systems would be beneficial
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status preferred
  • Has experience working on FEED and EPC projects for oil and gas facilities
  • Has experience working on Saudi Aramco projects as PMC to support the client would be beneficial

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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