Telecommunications Engineer

Job Description

  • Contract
  • Anywhere

LHR Américas

*At this time, we are only receiving applications from candidates who are currently situated in the Americas, thank you.

The Company Where Energy Is Opportunity

The Saudi Arabia’s largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas) will be in Houston conducting face-to-face interviews for expatriate opportunities based in Saudi Arabia.

You will have a unique opportunity of being part of a multicultural energy company, getting involved with leading technologies and being engaged in the development of the production, shipping, and marketing of new low-carbon fuels.

Your family will enjoy a multicultural life in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a country that today is full of opportunities.

Our Client

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, our client combines market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven then to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

Why apply with us?

Apply with LHR Americas, the company chosen since 2007 by our client to support its attraction processes in Latin America. Apply to one of the vacancies we have posted, we will accompany you during the entire process. Working closely with our client’s attraction team in Houston makes all the difference.

Where will you work?

Our client has a unique position in the energy industry worldwide, being the largest hydrocarbons producer with the least carbon intensity. With their considerable investment in technology and infrastructure, they strive to maximize the value of the energy they produce for the world, as well as their commitment to increase their contribution to society.

Based in Saudi Arabia, and with offices worldwide, they combine the market´s discipline with a vision of the future, product of their experience of nine decades as responsible managers of the Kingdom´s vast hydrocarbon resources. This has brought them to contribute with huge social and economic benefits not only to the Kingdom, but also to several communities and countries that depend on the vital and trustworthy energy they provide. Our client is one of the most profitable companies in the world and is amongst the first five global companies by capitalization in the stock market.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking an experienced Engineer who is specialized in Communication Engineering to join our Project Management team (PMT). The Project Management Teams are responsible and accountable for the delivery of best in class capital projects. PMT is directly involved in executing and managing assigned projects safely, on schedule, within budget and to the highest standards of integrity and compliance. This will involve engineering design, procurement and construction of various sizes ($), types and complexity of small, medium to multi-billion-dollar mega projects.

Project Management Team manages and executes projects usually from multiple site offices or engineering contractor design offices, geographically scattered throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The primary role is to ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction and project completion is done in compliance with the project objective and contractual requirements i.e. project schedule, cost, HSE, company standards and procedures. The role also involves review and study of grass root and brown field refining and petrochemical facilities.

Key Responsibilities
  • Execute capital projects according to the scope, schedule and budget.
  • Perform complex technical and administrative tasks relative to the Design and coordination of communication systems.
  • Provide the technical input and review of the design, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and startup of facilities.
  • Address technical issues arising in all phases of the project development related to communication packages of the facilities.
  • Responsibility for project development: engineering studies, technical bid reviews, preliminary engineering, detail designs, materials procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, handover, commissioning and startup.
  • Review and provide input to the Functional Specification for communication equipment that fully comply with standards and specifications.
  • Manage General Engineering Services (GES) design contractor activities during the development of Pre-FEED & FEED, including definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimate leading to funding appropriation and approval.
  • Be familiar with international procedures of Projects Phases, Engineering Phases, Bidding procedures, Procurement Processes, Construction Requirements and up to date Best Practices.
  • Full understanding of contract documents (inclusive of appendices, drawings and specifications), project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards specifications and project schedule to support project manager and/or company representative in timely completion of projects.
  • Review and resolve day to day contractors’ activities related to assigned project (communication) work during construction and ensure HSE compliance.
  • Participate in developing communication deliverables and others such as BDs, I/O lists, ILDs, ISDs, specification sheets, communication protocols, C&E diagrams, HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, control narrative, startup plans, etc.
  • Provide design input in the identification, sizing, selection and procurement of field communication devices.
  • Attend Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of the communication equipment and resolve any technical issue prior of shipment to site.
  • Conduct Site Acceptance Test (SAT) and Integration Site Acceptance Test (ISAT) for all communication equipment and resolve any technical issues that arise.
  • Perform change order scope definition, cost estimation and assist the Project Manager or Company representative in change management process.
  • Review weekly and monthly reports on the status and progress of the contracts, including project costs and schedule. Attend project meetings e.g. progress, stakeholders, design review, plot plan, value improvement.
  • Review of project schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned project progress and challenge below par performance of the contractor.
  • Review, coordinate, and monitor invoices (claimed vs actual physical progress checks) and contractor’s submittals.
  • Performs Project Reporting and implementation of company initiatives during project execution.
  • Review design/study communication system modifications to the facilities.
  • Provide routine communication (design and construction) support to facilities.
  • Develop and/or review testing and commissioning procedures for communication equipment especially in the facilities.
  • Be familiar with leading equipment manufacturers/vendors, international standards and value improvement practices.
  • Uphold engineering ethics and maintain high standards of professional behavior and conduct.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/communication engineering from a recognized and approved program.
    • +15 years of experience in the refining and the petrochemical industries with a specialty in communication, including 5 years of field experience in construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning, startup, and operation.
    • Experience with a thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles in the applicable International Codes, Standards and Specifications.
    • A Dynamic attitude towards project improvements and savings, PMP Certification is desirable but not mandatory.
    • A Flexible to work in multinational teams and mobilize to different locations including remote areas as needed.

        Learn about the most important aspects of the company’s culture

        ◼️ To them, their main and most valuable resource, is their people; which is why they prioritize a work and family life balance, letting them do the work they always dreamed of, generating a positive impact which translates into quality time with their families.

        ◼️ They invest a lot in their human talent development, giving them opportunities to face professional, technical and industry challenges so their employees may reach their maximum potential and are paid accordingly, encouraging them at all levels, to improve their knowledge and specific skills for the industry with their development program, one of the biggest worldwide.

        These are the steps to apply for this job

        1. Resume Evaluation:

        A member of our recruitment team will evaluate that your resume matches the client’s job description requirement. If your resume evaluation is not suitable, you will be receiving an e-mail notification in 2-3 days.

        2. Interviews Stage:

        If your resume matches the client´s Job description requirements a member of the Talent Acquisition team from LHR Americas may schedule a call to verify your English level or professional experience. ONLY native or advanced speakers will approve this evaluation.

        If this process is successful, your resume will be submitted to our client.

        If your preliminary phone/video interview is not successful, our Talent Acquisition consultant will inform you.

        3. Client Interview:

        This interview will happen only if your resume is approved by our client.

        If your interview is successful, the hiring team will further evaluate your resume, decide, and then receive a conditional job offer.

        If your phone/virtual interview is not approved, LHR Americas will inform you.

        4. Conditional Offer:

        A successful interview may result in a conditional offer of employment.

        Conditions for employment include but are not limited to medical examinations, and permission to secure a visa to work and reside in-country.

        Throughout all these stages, we will be with you through every stage of the hiring process


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