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Kent Recruitment

Onshore Telecommunications Technician

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kent has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Onshore Telecommunications Maintenance Technician, to be based in Darwin.

About You:

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

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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.

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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 at their LNG processing facilities near Darwin, NT.

We currently have a unique opportunity for a Cert III Telecommunications qualified technician to further develop their specialist experience working on the new, technologically advanced LNG processing facility near Darwin, NT. Following a detailed program of maintenance inspections and testing processes, 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. A relocation contribution will be considered if you are not based in Darwin.

Applicants with at least 3 years relevant Oil & Gas trade experience will be highly regarded. Candidates who can demonstrate their competence in completing maintenance tasks on high tech, complex communications equipment is required.

The position will be Monday to Friday, 38 hours per week basis. This will allow you to balance your work/life commitments but with the opportunity to still live in a capital city with excellent facilities and amenities.


  • Inspections of equipment (e.g. PAGA speakers, CCTV cameras, fans, filters, antennas, cables, terminations, junction boxes);
  • 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; and
  • 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).

Education and Skills

  • Certificate III Electronics & Communications (essential), Cert IV (preferred)
  • Working at Heights, Low Voltage Rescue, EWP, First Aid, Confined Space training (preferred)
  • ACMA cabling - Cu & F/O Restricted Electrical (preferred)

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

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