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Kent Recruitment

Lead Telecommunications Engineer

Perth – Australia
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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.

The Opportunity:

Kent has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Lead Telecommunications Engineer, to be based in our Perth office.

In this senior role you will help drive the Telecommunications system engineering team to provide brownfield and greenfield engineering in the conventional oil and gas sector (onshore and offshore) and emerging Energy Transition markets.

The initial responsibility will be on a large combined onshore/offshore project covering the usual suite of offshore telecommunications equipment and the full system lifecycle from the provision and oversight of telecommunications engineering, procurement, construction, hand over to operations and ongoing support.

In addition, with a goal of growing the Telecommunications Team, you will support upcoming opportunities in all Kent business lines,

As a degree qualified engineer your experience will cover more than a decade of hands-on experience with the delivery of complex systems.

You will likely have had roles in project engineering; system integration and be well versed in systems engineering, commissioning and completion, configuration management and project controls.

Your history will include planning, developing and delivering work packages requiring a similar level of diligence and scrutiny.

Unfortunately if your experience is has been mainly NBN/ Telco, this isn't the role for you.

Show Us Your Skills!

We would need to see this qualifications & experience…

  • Bachelor of Communications/ Electronic Engineering or equivalent technical degree
  • Minimum 10 years experience in a similar role, with at least 2 years in a lead capacity
  • You will be able to demonstrate experience with a range of subsystems, including:
    • Networking, switching and transmission (e.g. microwave, fibre)
    • Marine, meteorological and oceanographic systems including radar and VTS
    • Life safety systems including access control, CCTV and PAGA
    • Digital and analogue radio
    • Electronic access control and management including virtualisation,
    • firewalls and intrusion detection.
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Project management skills

Strong preference will be given to candidates with experience managing teams for similar size and complexity projects.

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


  • Attractive salary & benefits
  • Work/Life balance friendly workplace
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Inclusion & Belonging Program
  • Health insurance discount
  • Work for a brand that's been in the industry for over 100 years.
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Collaborative Team
  • Opportunity to work on some of the largest Projects on the energy world stage.

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our Leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

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