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Kent Recruitment

Offshore Technician (9m Contract)

Perth – Australia
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Kent has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Offshore Telecommunications Technician to work FIFO on an even time 3&3 roster! We can mobilise from Perth or Darwin for this role!

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 respect heritage, talent, hard work and ambition and can offer an environment of truthfulness, optimism, professionalism, and warmth. Are you ready?

Our Values:

At Kent, we are driven by the energy within every member of our 10,000-strong team. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. We employ and empower the best and let them make decisions. Our values define and drive us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet.

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:

We are pleased to be working with our client to safely deliver maintenance and support of the Telecommunications Systems offshore (CPF & FPSO) and onshore LNG processing facilities.

We currently have a unique opportunity for a senior technician to utilise their specialist experience on a technologically advanced Central Processing Facility offshore from Broome, WA.

The successful applicant will have at least 8 years trade experience with at least 5 years offshore, providing technical support, maintenance and troubleshooting responsibilities on high tech, complex communications equipment.

This position is offered on an even time roster working 3 weeks on, 3 weeks off. This is a 9 month contract position, but does have potential to extend - although unfortunately this cannot be guaranteed.


  • Operations’ first point-of-contact for reporting of faults
  • Logging of faults
  • Hands-on on-site troubleshooting and fixes for system faults to ensure that faults are fixed within service level timeframes
  • Regular preventative maintenance activities for both Telecommunications Systems and IT infrastructure.
  • Inspections of equipment (e.g. PAGA speakers, CCTV cameras, fans, filters, antennas, cables, terminations, junction boxes)
  • Ensure that the Telecommunications Systems are maintained in accordance with Company cyber security policies and standards
  • Ensure that documentation is kept accurate and up to date at all times. Adhere to IT and Operations’ Permit to Work, Management of Change, and other processes.
  • Coverage surveys (radio system coverage and PAGA system coverage)
  • Redundancy/failover testing - to ensure that systems fail over to backup systems
  • Function testing - to ensure that the systems continue to operate as required
  • Hazardous area equipment inspections and maintenance
  • Technicians shall also perform all administrative-related close-out tasks including Update check sheets, Update computer-based records; and return all tools, test equipment and spares to store.

Experience in several of the following systems is a requirement:

  • Safety Systems (PAGA, Access control, E-mustering, CCTV); or
  • Radio Systems (DGPS, Tetra, VHF, WIMAX, Microwave).
  • Maritime Systems (e.g. AIS, EPIB, RADAR)
  • Entertainment Systems

Education and Skills

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

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

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