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Telecoms Technical Authority Full Time

at RigNet UK Ltd Aberdeen in Aberdeen (Published at 11-02-2021)

Job Description


To carry out professional engineering activities in a safe, competent and efficient manner, whilst maintaining the technical and safety integrity of the Telecoms systems and providing Technical Authority support for all Telecoms systems located on offshore assets. Offshore trips will be required.


Carry out design support activities along with construction/commissioning support and life cycle support activities for all Telecoms systems relating to offshore assets.

Organization and planning of assigned work activities, liaising with other disciplines when necessary as well as any third party vendors involved in offshore activities.

To be the Point of contact for the offshore telecoms techs during their trip and provide support or escalate if there is a requirement for assistance.

Responsible for technical assurance and compliance to recognized corporate, company, national and international standards, alongside company codes of practice and statutory requirements and guidelines.

Keep abreast of the latest developments in the Telecoms domain, as well as applying experience and knowledge to different scenarios and situations when called upon.

Responsible for the Approval of deviations and non-compliances to engineering standards and specifications, as well as long term integrity, reliability and standards in relation to the offshore assets.

Maintain company specifications and standards relating to offshore Telecoms systems along with performance standards.

Maintain company installation design standards in relation to offshore Telecoms standards.

Ensure that the Telecoms systems fully comply with all statutory regulations and codes of practice for operations within the UKCS.


A good in-depth knowledge of the Following equipment and systems -

-INMARSAT and Iridium telephone systems

Telemetry communication systems

LOS systems

Fibre Optic troubleshooting, carrying out repairs/mods as requested ?

PABX systems

Radio systems ? installation and maintenance

UHF/VHF fixed and portable radios and antenna?s

Airband fixed and portable radios and antenna?s

EPIRBS ? Testing and troubleshooting

Search and Rescue transponders (SART)

NDB?s ? (eg - SAR100)

PAGA Systems ? Spector Lumenex ACE16 system installed

Meteorological system ? RigNet NIMOS system, troubleshooting and the external equipment and ensuring the system stays compliant with CAP437 standards

Entertainment system ? Sky/Digital TV, troubleshooting.

REWS system

IT Support ? assist IT with local hands on support ranging from Local equipment repairs to assisting with network troubleshooting

Carry out personal isolations on equipment


Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Educated to HND level (or equivalent experience) in a relevant technical subject
  • Significant Platform Telecomms experience.
  • Compex Certified.
  • Offshore Certification.

Working at RigNet

A career at RigNet means challenging work in an international environment. As a leader in customized communication services, applications and cyber security solutions, our success is based on employees who share a common commitment to innovation and creativity.

Reference ID: https://wd5.myworkday.com/rignet/d/inst/1$14180/5303$331.htmld

Expected start date: 08/03/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

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