Company: Wood
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking expressions of interest for a Principal Network Engineer to join the team on a 6 month contract assignment. The role will be based in our centrally located office in Perth, Western Australia.

The role will lead the network team in early studies and high-level design project work, while also being a subject matter expert and point of reference during subsequent project phases.

We welcome hearing from those with extensive experience in the surface and underground mining / materials handling sector. Experience within Mineral processing and / or oil and gas petrochemical industry is also highly regarded.

Please note that at this time, we will only consider applications from Australian citizens or those who hold Permanent Residency (PR) and do not require company sponsorship to work lawfully in Australia.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in the surface and underground mining / materials handling industry.
  • High-level network design (architecture, VRFs, VLANs, etc)
  • Physical and Logical network design (process control, EMS, corporate networks)
  • Wired and wireless networks (LTE, 5G, etc)
  • Remote Operations Centres
  • Supporting autonomous systems
  • Network redundancy protocols, routing (REP, RSTP, OSPF, etc)
  • Virtualisation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Future-proofing
  • Network switch design and configuration
  • Network management systems

Qualifications such as Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) will be highly regarded.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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