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Telecommunications Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Telecommunications
  • Date posted: 01/06/2017
  • Job reference: VR/42987
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client is currently recruiting for a Telecommunications Engineer on a contract basis in Aberdeen for an initial period of 12 months.

Due to the nature of the role, suitable candidates will reside in or near Aberdeen, UK.

Provide telecommunications support to the offshore Operations and Maintenance teams to maximise facility efficiency and ensuring optimum execution of the maintenance programme and the modification projects.

Accountabilities and End Results:
Applying expertise in the area of Telecommunications to safely and efficiently maintain the assets.
Responsible for daily support to offshore, ensuring efficient execution of the maintenance strategy.

Primary Functions & Dimensions:
1) Ensure that all telecommunications activities are carried out in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
2) Support the Offshore Operations & Maintenance team to prioritise work and align resources to meet production and cost targets.
3) Maintain and Manage Onshore and Offshore Process Control Networks and Telecoms Data Networks as per defined procedures ensure all change are carried out without compromising security or functionality.
4) Ensure that IP Technical Controls are in place and followed.
5) Ensure that Process Control Networks and Telecoms Data Networks are and remain audit ready.
6) Ensure all incoming maintenance and modifications requests are challenged and prioritised based on HSE and cost/benefit evaluations.
7) Plan maintenance work and deliver work packs according to priorities with input from Integrated Planning team.
8) Ensure the maintenance programme within SI&E is safely & efficiently executed offshore and that any backlog is well understood, risk assessed and prioritised for execution.
9) Ensure all modifications projects are well scoped and when implemented deliver the benefit requested by the offshore originator.
10) Support telecommunication discipline debriefs and defect elimination processes.
11) Provide input to associated contracts to ensure quality service is provided to offshore.
12) Provide Technical Support, as directed:
13) Action telecommunication technical, verification and asset integrity queries
14) Identify potential replacements for obsolete equipment
15) Provide assistance in the production of updated work standards
16) Ensure alarm and trip schedules are maintained and accurate
17) Ensuring compliance with SCEIRA/SCEDRA processes regarding responsible equipment maintenance/operation

Critical Skills:
1) Significant experience of oil and gas operations.
2) Significant experience in managing safety critical communications systems.
3) Strong focus on achieving the highest standards of Safety Performance and Operating discipline.
4) Be proficient in SAP Plant Maintenance module:
5) Raise notifications as necessary
6) Provide technical input to notifications and work orders as required
7) Review and verify completed work orders as necessary
8) Experience of Telecoms systems. Such as MODU/ESD Radio systems VHF/UHF Radios, PAGA, PABX, Met Systems, VOIP. LOS Radios and VSAT.
9) Experience in managing Process Control Networks and proficient in the configuration of Routers, Switches, Firewalls, VMWare, Windows AD, AD Group Policy Management and Access Control servers.
10) Knowledge of the Purdue Model.

1) Educated to degree level in appropriate Engineering discipline.
2) Chartered Engineer status desirable