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Telecommunications Engineer (Oil & Gas)

  • Job reference: EN-002779
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: UAE
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Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing more than 18,000 people worldwide.

We're part of SNC-Lavalin, one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. We support public and private sector clients with the delivery of complex infrastructure projects, from upfront strategic advice to large, outcome-focused programme management.

Within the oil and gas division, our operations focus on fixed and floating offshore structures, terminals, refineries, petrochemical plants and subsea pipelines. Having worked on 1000 oil and gas installations around the world, we are now the operator's 'go to' company for difficult challenges from life extension to innovative new design.

We listen and lead across boundaries, bringing lessons learned from one discipline to another to help realize our client's vision. We deliver what we say we will, building relationships based on trust and integrity: there when we’re needed, fast; committed for the long term; adapting to changes and leaning into challenges.

We are currently looking for Telecommunications Engineers who can share a desire to be at the forefront of the oil and gas sector and deliver outstanding projects. We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a different to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

We offer flexible, rewarding work packages tailored towards career progression, which are founded on the principles of growth, ambition and excellence. By joining us you'll be helping us to design complex new schemes, assure the longevity and integrity of existing infrastructure and deliver innovative consultancy advice to core clients, critical to the success of the global oil and gas sector.

The candidates should have hands on experience of multi-disciplinary projects in Concept, FEED and Detail Engineering of Telecommunication Systems including CCTV, ACS, PA/GA, Control Systems Networks, Local Area Networks and Telephone Systems is desirable.

Experience in Middle-East Project of national oil companies including Saudi Aramco, ADNOC, QP etc.

The Telecommunications engineer will perform tasks assigned independently with minimum guidance. Work is periodically reviewed by the Senior/Principal Telecommunications Engineer for accomplishment of objectives.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Telecommunication Engineering deliverables including Design Basis, Specifications for various Telecommunication Systems, System Block Diagrams, Datasheets,
  • Producing Radio Coverage Calculations, Fresnel Zone Calculations, estimating antennae height, etc.
  • Perform Fiber Optic Link Budget Calculations, Data and Telephony Traffic Analysis, Capacity / Bandwidth Calculations, Public Address Sound Pressure Level Calculations
  • Telecom Equipment Power Consumption and Heat Load Calculations
  • Develop Telecommunication Systems Architecture Diagrams.
  • Provide engineering input to engineering drawings including Device Location Plans, Cable Routing Layouts, Instrument/Device Installation Details, Interconnection Diagrams, Wiring Diagrams, Circuit & Connection Diagrams, , Cable Block Diagrams and MDF / IDF Schematics, FO Allocation Diagrams, Device and Equipment Schedules etc
  • Schedule/Diagrams, etc. prepared by designers.
  • Co-ordinate with other disciplines and review of other discipline deliverables.
  • Carryout onshore and offshore site surveys as required.
  • Attend interface meetings with Clients and Vendors to progress design scopes 
  • Review Telecommunication System Vendors offers, prepare Vendor technical clarifications and produce Technical Bid Evaluation reports.

Core Requirements:

  • Degree in Electrical, Electronics or Telecommunications Engineering with at least 5-10 years experience in detailed engineering and design of Telecommunications works for Oil & Gas projects  in similar position.
  • Fully familiar with relevant international codes, standards and recommended practices.
  • Competent to carry out the Design activity in the Design-Check-Approve-Authorize cycle, and to Check the technical deliverables of designers.
  • General knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks.
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented, and be flexible to work well under tight schedules in a fast paced multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, initiative and analytical skills.
  • Good oral and written English skills able to produce fluent Documents, Reports, and Technical Notes

Rewards and Benefits: 

  • A competitive all inclusive salary for the right candidate
  • Accommodation allowance provided
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover 
  • Annual tickets provided

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