Company: Wood
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Telecom Engineer to be based in Abu Dhabi.

The candidates should have hands on experience of multi-disciplinary projects in Concept, FEED and Detail Engineering of Telecommunication Systems including CCTV, ACS, PA/GA, Control Systems Networks, Local Area Networks and Telephone Systems, UHF/VHF/Tetra Radio systems.

Experience in Telecom projects especially in Middle East national oil companies including Saudi Aramco, ADNOC, QP etc.

The Telecommunications engineer will perform tasks assigned independently with minimum guidance. Work is periodically reviewed by the Senior/Principal Telecommunications Engineer for accomplishment of objectives.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Telecommunication Engineering deliverables including Design Basis/Philosophy, Specifications for various Telecommunication Systems, System Block Diagrams, Datasheets,
  • Develop Telecommunication Systems Architecture Diagrams.
  • Producing Radio Coverage Calculations, Fresnel Zone Calculations, estimating antennae height, Radio design reports, assists Radio Coverage study, Radio Design block diagrams, Co-ordinations with local authorities for frequency allocations etc.
  • Perform Fiber Optic Link Budget Calculations, Data and Telephony Traffic Analysis, Capacity / Bandwidth Calculations, Public Address Sound Pressure Level Calculations and Amplifier designs.
  • Telecom Equipment Power Consumption and Heat Load Calculations.
  • Provide engineering input to engineering drawings including Device Location Plans, Cable Routing Layouts, Instrument/Device Installation Details, Interconnection Diagrams, Wiring Diagrams, Circuit & Connection Diagrams, , Cable Block Diagrams and MDF / IDF Schematics, FO Allocation Diagrams, Device and Equipment Schedules etc.
  • Review of Schedule/Diagrams, etc. prepared by Telecom designers.
  • Co-ordinate with other disciplines and review of other discipline deliverables.
  • Carryout onshore and offshore site surveys as required.
  • Attend interface meetings with Clients and Vendors to progress design scopes.
  • Review Telecommunication System Vendors offers, prepare Vendor technical clarifications and produce Technical Bid Evaluation reports.
  • Assist supply chain for Procurement activities.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical, Electronics or Telecommunications Engineering
  • Minimum 15 years' experience in detailed engineering and design of Telecommunications works for Oil & Gas projects in similar position
  • Fully familiar with relevant international codes, standards and recommended practices
  • Competent to carry out the Design activity in the Design-Check-Approve-Authorize cycle, and to Check the technical deliverables of designers
  • General knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented, and be flexible to work well under tight schedules in a fast paced multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving, initiative and analytical skills
  • Good oral and written English skills and should be able to produce fluent Documents, Reports, and Technical Notes
  • Excellent in Office applications - Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.