Company: Wood
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking to recruit three Principal Telecom Engineers to work on a Contract (Agency) basis in a client role monitoring the production of a FEED package for a large middle east gas plant project These roles will be based in Wood's Reading office
The candidate must provide engineering expertise in the field of Telecommunication systems including Data, Radio, IP Telephony, LAN and Voice alerting / conference systems for the support of the Project Management Team The candidate must also have experience with both the FEED stage and EPC project execution and thorough knowledge of Engineering and Construction

Work Scope


  • Provide realistic and practical technical solutions to operational engineering challenges
  • Evaluate existing and new manufacturers in his area of expertise for technical competence and compliance
  • Perform technical studies in applicable project related technical issues and prepare reports and feedback for presentation to technical and management personnel
  • Review engineering and design proposals
  • Review EPC purchase specifications and subsequent vendor documentation and bids to confirm compliance with standards and project requirements
  • Working collaboratively with design engineers, operation engineers, purchasers and other internal personnel
  • Liaise with the FEED / EPC contractor to ensure that all communication equipment designed and installed within the facility meets company, project, and international standards and meets the full functionality and system requirements of the project
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and relevant authorities


Skills / Qualifications




  • Bachelor's degree in Telecommunication Engineering
  • Extensive experience in Telecommunication engineering in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Must have traceable experience in the field of telecom system selection in relation to O&G facilities applications
  • Extensive experience in design, engineering and construction
  • Middle East and / or ARAMCO project experience is preferable
  • Good knowledge on materials and material selection for Telecommunication systems
  • Knowledgeable of Telecommunication systems for instrumentation, including cabling, wiring methods, grounding, materials, control circuits in addition, hazardous area design implementation shall be part of candidate's experience
  • Very knowledgeable with a wide variety of national and international standards, especially related to ISA, ANSI, API, NFPA and IEC
  • Field experience is required in oil, gas or petrochemical industries with a wide variety of Telecommunication systems installations Candidate should have experience during plant construction, commissioning, start - up or operations and including selection and installation of field Telecommunication equipment, cables, enclosures, trays, hazardous area installations and grounding
  • Must be computer literate with advanced level of experience in use of office and technical software
  • Good working knowledge of Aramco standards and procedures and international standards
  • Good knowledge of English, both written and verbal


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 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard to the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable 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.