Telecommunication Engineer

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


Telecommunication Engineer


  • Able to develop a project specific system design with all associated documentation (philosophies, layouts, specifications, block diagrams, calculations, etc.).
  • Act as package engineer for Telecom packages and work in close cooperation with Supply Chain to perform technical bid evaluations.
  • Continuously consider cost, constructability, operability and maintainability.
  • Lead the Telecom team and manage the flow of information to the (remote) team(s) and / or Telecom Integrator to enable them to prepare Layouts, Cable Block diagrams, Termination diagrams, Loop diagrams, Cable list, Junction box list and Bulk MTOs.
  • Review vendor data and ensure sub-systems are properly integrated and/or interfaced.
  • Ensure that interfaces with other disciplines are consistent and aligned.
  • Review documents prepared by sub-contractors to ensure quality and consistency.
  • Ensure that the system is fully in line with the Regulatory regime, Classification requirements, standards and Client requirements.
  • Actively provide feedback to Group Technical Standards to assure continuous improvement and maintaining the competitiveness in regards of technical solutions and cost effectiveness.
  • Stay abreast of technological developments in the offshore/shipbuilding and related industries.
  • Educate and train less experienced telecom engineers on the technical details of the telecom scope.
  • Participate in improvement of engineering methods.



  • University or Technical College (BSc degree), with at least 8 years’ experience in Telecommunication systems design in the (Offshore) Oil & Gas industry.
  • Experience with package interfaces. Experience with managing remote teams.
  • Experience with Telecommunication systems for Marine applications.
  • Competent with Telecom design in hazardous areas (e.g. IECEx001).
  • Able to act as focal point regarding telecom matter.



  • Experience with the following systems as typically installed on a FPSO:
    • VSAT, PAGA, Telephone (PABX&voip), LAN&WIFI&4G LTE, Navigational equipment, GMDSS, Metocean monitoring, radio systems (UHF,VHF Marine & Aeronautical, CCTV, Entertainment(TVRO), Tanker berthing, FPSO positioning.
  • Confident as leader. A pro-active approach; taking initiative; problem solving and creative thinking.
  • Professional communication in English (verbal and written); conversant with MS Office applications.
  • Willingness to travel; team player, looking beyond discipline boundaries, safety conscious.
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