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  • Job reference: RMS0165297

Lead Telecommunications & IT Engineer

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/02/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/03/16)
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the World's most respected Design and Engineering Consultancies.

The Role:
Lead Telecommunications & IT Engineer to work in a team of Oil & Gas Engineers based in Al-Khobar, KSA.

Core Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership, supervision, and coordination to the Telecommunications & IT engineering staff and design work.
• Coordinate and supervise the Telecommunications & IT engineering aspects of the Projects to ensure the technical objectives are met within the approved scope, budget, and schedule.
• Supervise, oversee and coordinate regular and timely technical reviews of Telecommunications & IT related Engineering deliverables developed by engineering consultants/contractors, ensuring design optimization in compliance with relevant codes, standards, and best practices.
• Closely interface with Company departments, co-ordinate and interface with other Technical Departments, Business Units, Operations, and Contractors to resolve technical issues and ensure quality Engineering execution and integrity.
• Ensure quality and accuracy of General Engineering Services Contractor’s and EPC Contractor’s Telecommunications & IT engineering design activities, system integration, and design selection.
• Supervise and manage the review and approval of General Engineering Services Contractor's and EPC Contractor’s work, ensuring compliance with Projects specifications, relevant codes and standards, and best industry practices.
• Coordinate the required engineering participation in the development and analysis of various design options and business models. Contribute input and expertise in the development and analysis of various design options and business models to design optimization and validation.
• Coordinate the technical guidance required to develop new specifications and update existing specifications in line with Company requirements.
• Supervise and coordinate discipline engineer’s participation in layout reviews, design reviews, and technical workshops.
• Influence Facilities and Equipment design optimization.
• Provide technical assistance and coordination with other discipline engineers.
• Coordinate technical reviews and analysis during vendor prequalification, bid evaluation, and performance evaluation.
• Provide mentor’s role to develop KSA Nationals and junior engineers for their effective integration.
• Coordinate the review of technical bid submissions and perform technical bid analysis.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
• Minimum of 12 years of relevant experience in oil and gas industry with comprehensive experience in Telecommunications & IT Engineering, associated technologies and facilities.
• 5 years Owner’s experience with NOC/IOC/PMC/PMT organizations.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent technical team and interpersonal skills.
• Experience and detailed knowledge of relevant international codes and standards.
• Knowledge of Telecommunications & IT engineering computer programs and general business software.
• Ability to make independent decisions in the planning, organizing and coordinating to develop solutions to complex problems.
• Competence and ability to lead a team of discipline engineers and provide engineering support.
• Experience with contractors and worldwide suppliers, in particular those involved in the construction of major oil and gas facilities.
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