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Kent Recruitment

Oil Sands Mine Network Engineer

Canada - Calgary, Alberta
Date Published

About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





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Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

Kent is currently recruiting for an Oil Sands Mine Network Engineer to work directly with the site Mine Automation Team in an operations-based role. This role will be based in the client’s office in Calgary Alberta with site visits as required. Duties shall be carried out under the direction/guidance of the facility Mine Automation Supervisor.

Skills and Experience


  • Supporting Mine wireless networks
  • Quality checking and design guidance for all Drafting and design.
  • Engineering approval (Authentication) of any required network/telecoms designs.
  • Oversee the design and configuration of multi path networks
  • Design and support Radio LOS networks
  • Working with third party contractors and suppliers
  • Evaluating / supporting vendors and acting as owners engineer.
  • Completing RCA and driving solutions on all networking/communication issues
  • Leading or assisting proof-of-concept
  • Maintaining standards and facility documentation
  • Able to work independently and as part of an integrated team

Required qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Instrumentation/Control Systems from an accredited University or College.
  • 8+ years of experience in a mining facility enterprise level network.
  • Experience in Telecom Networks such as;
    • 4G/5G LTE networks
    • Autonomous Haul Systems (AHS)
    • Wireless networks
    • Radio communication
  • Experience with wireless network infrastructure is a core requirement.
  • Familiarity with automated mining applications and hardware
  • Highly motivated and organized.
  • An understanding of Oil sands Safety acts, regulations, and codes.
  • Registration through APEGA as a P.ENG/P.L. (ENG) is required for this position.
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