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  • Job reference: RMS0180140

GBA Telecoms Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/05/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Provide telecommunications support to the GBA 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 GBA assets.
Responsible for daily support to offshore, ensuring efficient execution of the maintenance strategy.

Primary Functions & Dimensions:
 Ensure that all telecommunications activities are carried out in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
 Support the Offshore Operations & Maintenance team to prioritise work and align resources to meet production and cost targets.
 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.
 Ensure that IP Technical Controls are in place and followed.
 Ensure that Process Control Networks and Telecoms Data Networks are and remain audit ready.
 Ensure all incoming maintenance and modifications requests are challenged and prioritised based on HSE and cost/benefit evaluations.
 Plan maintenance work and deliver work packs according to priorities with input from Integrated Planning team.
 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.
 Ensure all modifications projects are well scoped and when implemented deliver the benefit requested by the offshore originator.
 Support telecommunication discipline debriefs and defect elimination processes.
 Provide input to associated contracts to ensure quality service is provided to offshore.
 Provide Technical Support, as directed:
 Action telecommunication technical, verification and asset integrity queries
 Identify potential replacements for obsolete equipment
 Provide assistance in the production of updated work standards
 Ensure alarm and trip schedules are maintained and accurate
 Ensuring compliance with SCEIRA/SCEDRA processes regarding responsible equipment maintenance/operation

Critical Skills:
1. Core Technical Experience
 Significant experience of oil and gas operations.
 Significant experience in managing safety critical communications systems.
 Strong focus on achieving the highest standards of Safety Performance and Operating discipline.
 Be proficient in SAP Plant Maintenance module:
 Raise notifications as necessary
 Provide technical input to notifications and work orders as required
 Review and verify completed work orders as necessary
 Knowledge of GBA Telecoms and GBA operations.
 Experience of Telecoms systems. Such as MODU/ESD Radio systems VHF/UHF Radios, PAGA, PABX, Met Systems, VOIP. LOS Radios and VSAT.
 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.
 Knowledge of the Purdue Model.
2. Qualifications
 Educated to degree level in appropriate Engineering discipline.
 Chartered Engineer status desirable.
3. Personal Characteristics
 Proactive approach to problem solving, attention to detail, high level of personal initiative and sense of urgency to meet deadlines and required deliverables.
 Confidence in challenging the status quo and driving continuous improvement.
 Strong leadership and team working skills.
 Excellent communication skills including ability to relate well with internal and external teams.
 Flexible, able to work under direction and on own initiative.
 Highly developed influencing and interpersonal skills
 Accomplished planning and organisational skills
 Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with internal customers, support contractors and external stakeholders
4. Other
 Track record of continuous professional

The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the companys global market

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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