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  • Job reference: RMS0123598

Lead Telecommunications Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/05/2013
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The Company:
A leading Australian coal seam gas explorer and producer focused on developing its world-class reserves for domestic and international supply.

The Role:
As a key member of the Telecommunications Engineering support team, you will be responsible for the engineering and integrity of all plant and equipment.

Managing Telecommunications Engineering issues within the Company's network and infrastructure, you will act as the technical authority for control and telemetry networks. Provide technical support as part of the operations engineering team for telecommunications networks.

You will assist in the development of engineering procedures and specifications for the operations phase of this Greenfield project; and work with the commissioning and maintenance teams to develop test procedures. Working with the development of plant and equipment maintenance strategies and procedures and ensuring all modifications follow the Management of Change process and ensuring the timely action and closure of Engineering Change Requests.

Overseeing the reactive and preventative maintenance programs (scope and frequency) to ensure maximum facility uptime including critical function testing; responsible for defining scope of Shutdown and Major Maintenance activities; and managing expenditure of approved budget items and participating in or leading incident investigations.

You will demonstrate a thorough understanding of RF Licensing procedures in Australia and RF system design; and solid knowledge of Australian service providers and telecoms market with experience of negotiating telecoms service contracts with providers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Tertiary engineering qualification or substantial trade qualification
• Minimum of 15 years experience in a Communications and Telemetry System Engineering role
• Proven experience with supporting communications systems including Control networks, Routers (CISCO), Hirschmann MACH, Juniper etc).
• Proven experience in Radio Systems Architecture and Interfaces to other networks
• Demonstrated experience in software development for systems including management of control system modifications.
• Demonstrated experience of high capacity microwave link specification and implementation; and of Radio Tower specification.
• Substantial experience in the specification of CCTV systems operating over broadband data networks; and in the operation of data over radio services preferably in an oil/gas field environment.
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