Company: Wood
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for Principal Telecom Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services in Al - Khobar office

  • C oordinates project development and leads a group of professionals The Communication Engineer should be certified by BICSI (Building Industry Consulting Service International), as well as a Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD)
  • Prepares design packages (inclusive of design drawings, scopes of work, and material technical specifications) for in-building and outside plant communication infrastructure systems, which include but are not limited to the institution and commercial building Premises Distribution System (hard wired and wireless distribution), CATV, CCTV, multimedia A/V system, and video conferencing. Knowledge of fire alarm and detection systems is also required
  • Design and implement of Out-side plant Conduit system, Manholes and Pedestals as per Saudi Aramco Telecommunication engineering standards
  • Design, prepare schematics for Optical fiber & Copper cables as per industry standards
  • Design drawings, installation and test procedures for In-plant party paging system
  • Provides expert advice and assistance for the design, construction, and maintenance engineers and operating personnel on all matters pertaining to the telecommunication field
  • Outlines the design intent, requirements, and objectives
  • Writes technical report and provides solution to complex technical problems
  • Determines all required design elements necessary for code compliance
  • Coordinates development of work scopes and detailed technical specifications
  • Layout plans and detailed drawings for development by draftsmen. Identifies standard details and develops new details as required
  • Prepares cost estimates and material take-offs for the work as applicable, and coordinates with cost engineers on the development of capital project estimates
  • Supports onsite project execution and project proposals, and initiates detailed work outlines
  • Make decisions to support projects and acts as technical consultant when required
  • Must have thorough knowledge of aerial, buried, underground and building entrance design
  • Will support the design and engineering process by preparing drawings for construction of new, and removal or rearrangement of existing fiber optic cables, and conduits to obtain optimum and economical utilization of communications facilities
  • Ensure project is done in compliance with Saudi Aramco and international standards & specification
  • Perform analysis and studies in depth, make professional presentations, and keep up with technical advancements in the Communications Engineering field

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.S. in Electronics and Communication Engineering or equivalent discipline
  • 10 plus years minimum experience in design and construction of communications and/or systems and facilities in Oil & Gas project
  • Supervisory experience is desirable but not a prerequisite
  • Good English verbal and written skills is required
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of current engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international and Saudi Aramco codes, standards and specifications.
  • Experience in oil industry communications and/or data systems is desirable but not required

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 consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.