Principal Telecommunications Engineer

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Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for Principal Telecommunication Engineers (contract) to provide Telecommunication Discipline expertise for the engineering and design of a Middle Eastern Oil & Gas project.


The role will be working from our Staines office on a FEED project.



  • Knowledge of the Telecommunication Discipline with respect to Feasibility / concept studies, Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and Detail engineering within Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects in a multi-disciplined project team environment
  • Working in a multi-disciplined project environment to produce deliverables on schedule, of the correct quality and technical content
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest technological advancements and best practices within the Telecommunication specialisation
  • The Principal Engineer shall have the ability to design in detail the majority of the following systems;
    • Data Communications and Networking
    • IPTV/CCTV System Design
    • Public Address and General Alarm System
    • Digital Trunked Mobile Radio Systems
    • Structured Cable System Design
    • Voice Communication Design
    • Security Access Control
    • Security Intrusion Detection Systems
    • External (Outside) Plant Cable Network Design

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Electronics or Telecommunication Engineering
  • Proven track record of working on FEED, EPC and PMC projects in the Oil & Gas sector
  • Knowledge of international codes and specs for safety critical systems would be beneficial

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard to the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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