Senior Telecoms Engineer

Posted 21 February 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Telecoms Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

* Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant statutory and Company HSE standards, actively participate in Company safety initiatives and demonstrate a personal commitment to the HSE Policy
* Ensure all existing onshore and offshore communication systems are fit for purpose and working as designed
* Plan, design and manage the introduction of new facilities and changes to existing facilities within budget and schedule, following company management of change processes and tools
* Evaluate technical specifications of proposed systems to ensure compliance with existing strategy and Group specifications and recommendations to determine impact on existing infrastructure
* Carry out research on new technologies and suggest cost effective recommendations for the use of developing technology
* Ensure system cybersecurity guidelines and rules are respected for telecoms systems
* Manage the mobilization of temporary communications systems for offshore vessels, rigs, flotels and temporary construction facilities working with vendors and other members of the IS department
* Organise work by third party vendor technicians and participation in installation and repair of equipment
* Liaison with offshore teams from a technical point of view regarding links between offices; telephone, fibre optics, IP network connection, firewalls etc
* Report to Telecoms Lead regarding any abnormal occurrence/equipment failure potentially endangering the integrity of the installation/personnel.
* Maintenance of technical drawings relating to telecommunications systems
* Ensure safety critical systems (PAGA, POB, All Internal & External Production Telecommunication systems including VSAT, Radio, CCTV, Environmental and collision avoidance) are fully operational at all times as per the company's requirements. (OAIVS).
* Look to reduce costs whilst improving efficiency and availability on the existing communications network.

Experience & Qualifications:
* HND/Honours degree in electronic, electrical or communication engineering
* Relevant post graduate experience in voice and data communications
* Project management skills involved in coordinating a number of simultaneous projects
* Good knowledge of offshore UK standards, regulations and practices pertaining to Telecommunications systems.
* In depth knowledge of PBX's (IP), Telecommunication systems such as Radio, Terrestrial, Satellite, CCTV, POB and Optical fibre.
* Knowledge of the upstream oil and gas industry and an understanding of its working practices relating to telecommunications
* Expectation that candidate will have or complete Combined Offshore Survival Certificate (BOSIET) and Valid Offshore UK Medical within 8 weeks of start date.
* COMPEX training or evidence of awareness of Hazardous Area Equipment environments & requirements

Contract position.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then, please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/070659.

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