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Kent Recruitment

Telecommunication Technician (Site Based)

Perth – Australia
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Kent has an exciting opportunity for onsite Telecommunications Technician to join our maintenance team on an even time roster!
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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 experienced Telecommunications Technician to be part of a team delivering a range of services to various Oil & Gas clients within the resources sector. This team delivers services to Western Australia’s largest LNG facilities. As part of the Maintenance and Support team, this position will offer the responsibility for keeping the communications and electronic systems working effectively and efficiently.

The successful applicant will have at least 5 years trade experience providing technical support, maintenance and troubleshooting responsibilities on high tech, complex communications equipment. You will be an integral part of our respected and experienced Maintenance & Support team. We are able to offer you in this role ongoing support, training and career development opportunities, working day to day with colleagues who are the best in industry.

This position is offered on an even time roster, working 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off. Services may be required at various North West WAS operational facilities such as but not limited to Barrow Island and Onslow. Applicants with their TBOSEIT/ HUET will have the opportunity to undertake ad hoc works offshore.
Responsibilities will include
  • Perform preventative, corrective and break/fix maintenance activities across the operational sites
  • Provide occasional backfill for site-based maintenance personnel
  • Factory Acceptance Testing, installation and system commissioning
  • Assist in system upgrades, modifications and new system installations
  • Interpret customer requirements and implement changes to fulfil those requests
  • Reading and interpreting wiring plans, drawings and specifications
  • Maintain integrity of drawings and documents by following management of change processes. Update drawings and design documents as needed.
  • Communications cabling including fibre optics installation, terminations, splicing and testing
  • Adhere to stringent site safety, permit and environmental principles

Show Us Your Skills!
We would need to see this qualifications & experience…
  • Cert IV in Communications, Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent
  • High level of knowledge and experience in analogue radio (VHF, UHF), digital radio (P25, Tetra), and microwave systems
  • Maintenance experience in supporting at least two of the below systems would be advantageous:
  • Radar/ AIS
  • CCTV
  • Access Control
  • PAGA
  • Communications Console
  • Registered ACMA Cabling license with structured and coax endorsements
  • High Risk Work License – Elevated Work Platform
  • Working Safely at Heights, Advanced Rigger accreditation
  • MSIC, EEHA and HUET an advantage
  • Restricted Electrical License (advantageous)
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience on diverse RF and Electronic Systems
  • Technical experience in networking, IP connectivity, basic sysadmin tasks
  • Experience working in a live production environment, preferably from within the Oil and Gas sector is preferable
  • Work/Life balance friendly workplace
  • 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!

Please note, all applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

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