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Senior Project Communications Technician

  1. Perth
  1. Oil & gas

Senior Project Communications Technician


Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees think beyond engineering. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction management, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients across the EDPM (engineering, design and project management), Infrastructure, Nuclear, and Resources businesses.

For more than 40 years in Australia, our people have been carving out rewarding careers on award winning projects. 

Join our SNC-Lavalin team, and you’ll be a part of a diverse, ambitious business with a strong team spirit.

The Role

SNC Lavalin has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Communications Technician (minimum 20 years’ experience) to work for the Telecoms team delivering a range of services to various clients within the resources sector. As part of the Maintenance and Support team, this broad-based role will be involved in brownfield project delivery including high level design and project coordination, hands on involvement in implementation, interfacing with and occasional backfill for the maintenance part of the operation. Ultimately, it’s about working as part of a team responsible for keeping all applicable communications and electronic systems working effectively and efficiently.

This position is predominantly based in Perth working 40-45 hours per 5-day week with occasional site travel required for project related work and possible maintenance backfill.


  • Working as part of a small team to deliver brownfield projects, interpreting customer requirements and implement changes requests

  • Factory Acceptance Testing, installation and system commissioning

  • Design and project coordination for system upgrades, modifications and new system installations

  • Provide occasional backfill for site-based maintenance personnel

  • Reading, interpreting and maintaining integrity of drawings and documents

Education and Skills

  • Cert IV in Communications,  Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent

  • Experience with design and installation of O&G specific minor brownfields projects including permitting, change management, documentation, and updating drawings

  • Experience in supporting at least two of the below systems would be advantageous:

    • Radio UHF (Tetra), VHF, Microwave

    • Radar, AIS, Satellite

    • CCTV

    • Access Control

    • PAGA

  • Registered ACMA Cabling license required, MSIC, EEHA and HUET an advantage

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting abilities

  • Experience on diverse RF and Electronic Systems

  • Maintenance experienced preferred

  • Experience working in an operational O&G environment

  • Restricted Electrical Licence

Key Benefits

We offer rewarding careers to people who want to be part of our great stories and remarkable achievements, plus work on diverse projects of varying sizes.

SNC-Lavalin offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with a great team environment. We have in place strong learning and development programs, training and career opportunities to keep you developing.


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