Telecom Engineer

January 30, 2024
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #12800

TELECOM ENGINEER required by our Client, an Oil and Gas Operator, to be assigned on resident basis in London, UK. May relocate to site during construction activities at engineering completion.

DURATION                  1 year, renewable

  • Responsible for Telecommunications & IT networks to support the entire LNG plant and local infrastructure.
  • Oversight and review of EPC Contractor’s telecommunications and networking engineering scopes of work.
  • Manage plant telecommunications and IT networks and related systems including VoIP based telephone and intercom, PAGA, Control systems, trunked radio system, LAN, WLAN and VLAN.
  • Ensure implementation of cybersecurity standards and implementation of Cyber Security.
  • Work in the I&E Engineering organization of 12 FTE on Company’s side and around 185 FTE on Contractor’s side.
  • Assure the Telecoms discipline issuance, review, and approval of EPC technical documents.
  • Provide expertise in WAN, Corporate LAN, Telephone System, Hotline System, Public Address General Alarm (PAGA), Meteo Environmental Monitoring System (MEMS), Vessel Traffic Monitoring System (VTMS), Marine Systems (Quick Release Hooks, Mooring Line Monitoring, Berthing Aid System, Ship to Shore, Marine Data Gathering System), CCTV (Process & Security), Access Control, Perimeter Intrusion Detection System, Personnel/Vehicle/Parcel Scanners, Integrated Security Management System (including intercom), VHF Marine Radio System, Operation Radio System (DMR and TETRA), Entertainment System (IPTV & Recreational WiFi), Structured Cabling System, Fibre Optic Network, Radio Towers, etc.
  • Implement engineering specifications and provide quality assurance in the procurement of materials, equipment and services to ensure conformity with sound engineering practice and cost effectiveness.
  • Adhere to Project HSE requirements, emphasize HSE in Telecoms design activities
  • Interface with corporate and partner IT personnel to ensure security firewalls are in place for business enterprise data access.
  • Interface with government authorities for licensing, permitting and compliance verification.
  • Indirectly provide oversight and guidance to the engineering teams, Automation and Instrumentation and Control Engineers with respect to telecoms and network system design and interfaces especially with respect to Cyber Security requirements.
  • Participate in FATs and IFATs for telecoms systems and interfaces with the ICSS and other systems as required.
  • Participate in P&ID reviews, HAZOP and other safety review meetings.
  • Manage the telecoms and network system overall cost and schedule; closely monitor the EPC Contractor’s work product and raise any issues with the I&E Engineering Manager.
  • Ensure the technical integrity of the EPC contractor’s telecommunications and network engineering / design during EPC execution.
  • Assist the I&E Engineering Manager in ensuring the I&E Discipline technical portions of the EPC contract is adhered to during execution.
  • During site activities, avoid Contractor stand-by / delay by answering quickly to site queries and unexpected technical site problems, oversee rectification of punch list items, and completion of on-site tests, and oversee erection of all discipline-related equipment.


  • Degree in Telecommunications Engineering discipline.
  • 10 or more years’ experience in oil and gas and large projects.
  • Sound understanding of applicable regulatory requirements in international settings.
  • Supervisory experience related to plant and project engineering with increasing size and responsibility.
  • Extensive knowledge of standard engineering methods, technologies and computerized design techniques.
  • Must have recent experience working on the design of telecoms a network infrastructures for oil & gas facilities.
  • Candidate must have legal right to work in UK.
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