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Telecommunications Engineer

  1. Perth
  1. Oil & gas

Telecommunications Engineer

About SNC-Lavalin

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 are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.

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

For more than 40 years in Australia, our people have been carving out rewarding careers on award winning projects.  We push the boundaries of innovation for our clients across all major markets; oil & gas, mining & metallurgy, infrastructure and renewables.

SNC-Lavalin is built on our core values of Safety, Integrity, Collaboration and Innovation. Our people drive results and are helping our clients transform their projects from vision into reality. Working with diverse and multi-disciplinary teams we provide consultancy, design, engineering through to self-perform construction, completions & commissioning and operations & maintenance and telecommunications, all underpinned by our digital know-how.

About the Opportunity

We are pleased to be working with our clients to safely deliver operational support of Telecommunications Systems across multiple oil & gas facilities. Several Telecommunications Project Engineer positions are available to assist in a wide range of brownfield projects.

You will have at least 10 years demonstrable engineering experience with a minimum of 5 years in the oil & gas industry. Your background will cover the full system lifecycle management from concept to design through to installation and commissioning along with supporting the maintenance function and project management.

The roles are Perth based in our client’s CBD office with occasional travel required.  Minimum expected duration is 12 months with considerable extension potential.

Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply as we have some great Telecommunication opportunities for you.  


  • Detailed system design, implementation and coordination of multiple brownfield system upgrades, modifications and new installations  e.g.;
    - Design and installation of new TETRA base station
    - Offshore radar remediation
    - CCTV system upgrades
    - Access control (Lenel) system upgrades and migration
    - Remediation of firewall rules and network configuration across multiple facilities
  • Factory Acceptance Testing and System commissioning
  • Vendor engagement and project coordination
  • Development Maintenance and support processes and documentation

Education and Skills

  • Bachelor of Engineering – relevant discipline
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Project Management skills would be advantageous

Clearly demonstrated experience in at least two of the following:

  • TETRA Radio
  • Security Access Control and CCTV
  • Meteorological and PAGA
  • Navigation RADAR
  • Network Engineering with Security (firewall) skills

About the Benefits

We offer rewarding careers to people who want to be part of our great stories and remarkable achievements.

SNC-Lavalin offer a competitive compensation and benefits package with a great team environment.

We are looking for innovative, forward-thinking people who enjoy challenge and actively seek to develop and improve work processes.

Why join our team?

Located in 13 countries across the Asia Pacific region, SNC-Lavalin operates through its brands, SNC-Lavalin, Kentz and Atkins and our people have worked, and continue to work, on some of the region’s most iconic projects. So join today as a career with us opens up a world of possibilities - being part of a global organisation of over 50,000 employees opportunities await you to collaborate with colleagues on international projects or use your skills and knowledge to create a winning combination for our clients across our other markets.

We’re focused on creating an inclusive, supportive workplace that will enable you to develop and thrive. You’ll work alongside some of the leaders in your field, with opportunities to reach your potential through training and professional development.


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