Oil and Gas Project Management, Engineering & Construction Management

Principal Telecom Engineer

Published on: 02/23/23

Middle East
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi
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Principal Telecom Engineer Job Description

WTS Energy is seeking to hire Principal Telecom Engineer for one of its client who is a reputed oil and gas Engineering and management company.

Location: UAE


The successful candidate candidate must have command of Telecom engineering and will be responsible for the Telecom and Network design requirement for projects located in Iraq. During the Engineering and Procurement phase, he will be based in Abu Dhabi with the requirement to travel to Iraq (Basra region) on business trips from time to time for meetings with the Client and site visits.

Job duties:

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Overseeing Telecom design activities and preparation of Functional Design Specification for Telecom Systems.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Executing all aspects of telecom related scope.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Providing primary technical interface with Client.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Preparation and management of the Technical Document Register.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Preparation of RFP/Q and Technical Bid Evaluation.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Reviewing of Specifications, Plot plans, General Arrangement and Area Classification Drawings.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Selecting network equipment offered by telecom service providers in compliance to Client specification.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Formulation of contract review criteria identifying discrepancies with original proposal.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Preparation of telecom related man-hour estimates.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Managing subcontractors for Network Installation & Commissioning.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Liaising with telecom service provider and IT personnel for problem resolution.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Ensuring effective communication between engineering and project management.


聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Bachelor鈥檚 degree in engineering.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Minimum 15 years demonstrable experience in Telecom.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Minimum 10 years demonstrable experience in Engineering consultancy.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Demonstrable experience supporting cross-discipline activities beyond their core discipline.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Good planning, project management and vendor management Skills.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Self-motivated, proactive, results-oriented with excellent verbal, written and organizational skills.