Company: Wood
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom, Electrical Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking an experienced Telecommunications Engineer in Calgary, AB to join our busy and growing Oil & Gas Canada team due to growth in our business!

Our projects team has a long history of delivering some of the biggest and most complex projects in the Canadian oilsands, along with associated pipelines and refinery infrastructure. Wood has a strong presence in the energy transition supporting the rapidly growing decarbonization and renewables industry in Canada and across the globe.

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients across Canada.

Come and join a winning team!

Join #teamwood

Please note this role will work our standard office hybrid work schedule.

Key responsibilities:


  • Assigned as working Lead on assigned project.
  • Assures compliance with Engineering Procedures and quality control standards
  • Monitors the performance of Telecom Engineering on assigned project including general execution, management of schedule/key milestones, budget and EVM reporting
  • Participates in project audits (quality and technical)
  • Development of estimates for engineering work.
  • Interfacing with various engineering disciplines and suppliers.
  • Periodic Site visits (day trips) as deemed necessary by the project

Project Execution which may include:



  • Responsible for preparing engineering Design Philosophies, specifications and engineering work packages
  • Development of Telecommunication deliverables such as;
    • Wiring diagrams (Fibre, ACS, PAGA, CCTV, BLAN/VOIP), device location layouts, schematics and block diagrams, calculations, data sheets, cabinet layouts, cable schedules and BOM's
  • Reviewing project documents for scope, presentation and technical accuracy.
  • Plan, coordinate and prepare Material Requisitions, Technical Bid Evaluations and award recommendations for various equipment within Telecoms
  • Have frequent contact with vendors, and internal staff
  • Providing technical support in SAT/FAT's
  • Working with communication systems in Power utility environment, including Microwave Radio, Fibre Optics, TCP/IP, MPLS, High Voltage Entrance Protection and Power Line Carrier communication
  • Proven knowledge of SONET/SDH/DWDM, PDH, TDM, Microwave radio, fibre optic, WIMAX, Ethernet layer 2 and 3 protocols, TCP/IP/MPLS networks

Suitable candidate must have experience with the following systems from an Oil and Gas, Mining or LNG project perspective;



  • Fibre Optic Networks
  • Structured Cabling (SCS/OSP/ISP) for commercial and industrial facilities
  • Telecom Equipment/Cabinets Design and Layout
  • Closed Circuit Television Systems (CCTV)
  • Security and Access Control Systems
  • Public Address & General Alarm System (PAGA)


Skills / Qualifications




  • Degree or Diploma in Telecommunication Systems from an accredited University or College.
  • Minimum of 10 + yrs. Industry experience (Oil and Gas)
  • Experience in the oil and gas sector is preferred (SAGD/Mining, midstream, upgrading, LNG)
  • Have current knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and codes
  • Ability to problem-solve effectively
  • Has the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external clients on a technical and interpersonal level


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 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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.