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Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Telecoms
Salary$14,000 per month
BenefitsNet of tax + accommodation, flights, insurances etc
Town/CitySaudi Arabia
LocationsMIDDLE EAST, Saudi Arabia
Contract TypePermanent




Our Client is seeking a Telecommunications Senior Technical Advisor with a Design background to work on a project based in Saudi Arabia.



  • Proven extensive experience in the design of Multi-systems security systems & Telecom systems such as Data, LAN, Structured Cabling System, Outside Plant Cabling System, Security Access Control System, Process & Security CCTV, In-plant paging system, Intrusion Detection System, UHF, VHF, TETRA, Aviation, Marine and Crane radio in the Oil & Gas, (Hydrocarbon), and Infrastructure industries in both Offshore and Onshore projects. 
  • Demonstrated leadership of a large team of telecom engineers and designers and experience in Conceptual, FEED, and Detailed Engineering of medium to large scale projects both Reimbursable as well as Lump Sum required.
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering.
  • Minimum of 20 years in Oil & Gas industry, hydrocarbon, petroleum refinery, offshore, and infrastructure industries.



  • Expert knowledge & understanding of Design practices, Construction Practices and Procedures.
  • Knowledge of HCIS, Saudi Aramco Standards and procedures will be an added advantage.
  • Wide knowledge of codes and industry standards IEEE, NFPA, API, IEC, ANSI/NEMA.
  • Experience in management of a ‘Portfolio’ of projects
  • Must have excellent Time Management skill set
  • Wide knowledge and must have excellent Technical skill set
  • OSP & ISP Infrastructure
  • Structured Cabling
  • CCTV and Video Management
  • Alarm Management System
  • Cable Management System
  • Tetra Radio System:
  • In-Plant Paging System (IPPS):
  • IP Telephone System
  • Video Surveillance System
  • Audio Visual System
  • Access Control System
  • Wireless Network



Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 15 to 20 telecom engineers and designers
  • Review and approve discipline work plans
  • Review and approve telecom systems studies (e.g., TETRA, SECURITY)
  • Review and approve man-hour estimates
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the project team, including the Clients
  • Responsible for design integrity of telecom scope, performance of assigned staff, on-schedule delivery of the work within budget.
  • Delivers Saudization program through hiring, training, and development.
  • Plans the project execution resources and revises the plan as necessary and assures adherence to the plan.
  • Lead technical presentations to Clients and their representatives as required
  • Serve as technical resource on all matters relating to Telecom engineering
  • Serves as prime point of contact between the client and company project management.



Must be committed to working in Saudi Arabia as a local hire worker and as such the role is not on a rotational basis but can be married status in terms of some of the assistance offered.


The role will attract a locally paid monthly salary of $14K per month (Local tax free) which is inclusive of local housing & transport the detail of and further package information are below:


Gross Salary:  Employee will get lump sum tax free salary divided into, basic + Housing + Transportation.  No Schooling allowance

Air Ticket:   Two round trip economy ticket every year to your point of origin as per company policy on Single status.  One round trip economy ticket every year If on family status, air ticket is extended to spouse & two children under the age of 18, who are residing with the employee in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on dependent visa

Medical Insurance:  Medical insurance card will be provided as per company policy

Annual leave:  30 calendar days per year

Working Hours:  48 hours per week, Sunday to Thursday

Contract Period:  One Year, auto renewable



We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specifications.

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