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Kent Recruitment

Telecommunications Technician (9 Month Contract)

Perth – Australia
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Kent has an exciting opportunity for Telecommunications Technician to work locally in Perth. This position will be an initial 9 month contract, with potential for extension.

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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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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.

The Opportunity:

Kent has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Telecommunications Technician to be part of a team delivering a range of services to various Oil & Gas clients within the resources sector.

This role is centered on brownfield project delivery including high level design, project coordination and hands on involvement in implementation. This is an opportunity for a technician with solid maintenance and installation experience to branch into design and project work. Ultimately, it’s about working as part of a team responsible for keeping all applicable communications and electronic systems working effectively and efficiently.

This role is based in Perth on a standard 5-day week starting immediately. Site travel will be required to carry out project work.
This will be an initial 9 month contract, with potential for extension.

Responsibilities will include

  • Working as part of team to deliver brownfield projects, interpreting customer requirements and implement changes requests
  • Perform preventative, corrective and break/fix maintenance activities across the operational sites
  • Factory Acceptance Testing, installation, and system commissioning
  • Design and project coordination for system upgrades, modifications, and new system installations
  • Provide backfill for site-based maintenance personnel
  • Reading, interpreting, and maintaining integrity of drawings and documents

Show Us Your Skills!

We would need to see this qualifications & experience…

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Certificate III Electronics & Communications (essential), Cert IV (preferred)
  • Working at Heights, Low Voltage Rescue, EWP, First Aid, Confined Space training, Drivers License
  • ACMA cabling - Cu & F/O
  • TBOSIET including HUET training (Advantageous)
  • REL / EEHA- all modules including Detailed Inspection (Advantageous)

Skills Requirement:

  • Experience with installation of O&G specific minor brownfields projects including permitting, change management, documentation, and updating drawings
  • Registered ACMA Cabling license required, MSIC, EEHA and HUET an advantage
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Experience working in an operational O&G environment
  • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience on diverse RF and Electronic Systems
  • Restricted Electrical License (Advantageous)
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience in supporting at least two of the below systems would be advantageous
    • Radio UHF (Tetra), VHF, Microwave
    • Radar, AIS, Satellite
    • CCTV
    • Access Control
    • PAGA

If this sounds like the role you've been looking for, apply today!

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