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Kent Recruitment

Telecommunication Technician (FIFO)

Perth – Australia
Date Published
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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.

We are pleased to be working with our client to safely deliver maintenance and support of the Telecommunications Systems at their onshore LNG processing facilities.

We have an opportunity for a trade qualified Telecommunications Technician with a strong background in analogue and digital radio systems, to utilise their specialist experience in supporting operational telecommunications systems in an Oil and Gas facility. The successful applicant will have at least 10 years trade experience with at least 5 years in a resources environment, providing technical support, maintenance and troubleshooting responsibilities on high tech, complex communications equipment.

This position is on a 14:14 day FIFO roster with annual leave.

  • Frontline services as Operations’ first point-of-contact for breakdown support of safety critical, production critical and facility security systems
  • Hands-on on-site troubleshooting and fixes for system faults to ensure that faults are fixed within service level timeframes
  • Regular preventative and corrective planned campaign based maintenance activities for Telecommunications Systems
  • Brownfields project support on site and commissioning tasks
  • Function testing - to ensure that the systems continue to operate as required
  • Accurately capture jobs tasks via Work Management System (SAP), raising notifications, time writing and detailed work notes
  • Work with Perth teams to effectively support provide guidance and experience to team for new brownfield scopes.

Education and Skills
  • Cert III in Electrotechnology, Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent/higher
  • 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
    • Satellite
    • CCTV
    • Access Control
    • PAGA
    • Communications Console
  • Registered ACMA Cabling license with structured, coax and fibre endorsements
  • High Risk Work License – Elevated Work Platform
  • Working Safely at Heights,
  • MSIC, EEHA an advantage
  • Restricted Electrical license an advantage
  • Ability to prioritise emerging scopes and provide detailed feedback to clients
  • 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

Key Benefits
  • Strongly supported by this global engineering and construction organisation;
  • Excellent salary package with benefits and favourable roster.
  • Gain valuable experience on major Oil & Gas resource facilities.

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