Senior Engineer - Commissioning

Petrofac International

Sharjah, UAE

Ref: HP021-62

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world's leading energy companies.

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs.

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.

We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week.

Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?

JOB TITLE: Senior-Engineer Commissioning Telecom

Key Responsibilities:

- Commissioning and Integration: Lead the commissioning and integration of telecom systems within offshore wind substations, including communication networks, SCADA systems, remote monitoring equipment, and data acquisition systems.
- Testing and Verification: Conduct comprehensive testing and verification of telecom equipment and systems to ensure functionality, performance, and compliance with specifications in the challenging offshore environment. Below is the list of systems:
- Networking (LAN/WAN)
- Radio System (DMR Radio, VHF marine)
- VoIP
- Troubleshooting: Identify and troubleshoot technical issues during the commissioning process, implementing corrective actions to address deviations or discrepancies and ensuring minimal downtime.
- Documentation: Maintain accurate documentation of commissioning activities, test results, configurations, and as-built drawings, adhering to industry standards and project requirements.
- Quality Assurance: Implement rigorous quality assurance measures to uphold the highest standards of reliability, performance, and safety in telecom systems within the offshore wind substation environment.
- Coaching: As a telecom SME, Provide guidance, training, and mentorship to junior engineers and technicians involved in commissioning activities, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.



- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, or related field.
- In-depth knowledge of telecom technologies and standards, including fiber optic networks, wireless communication systems, SCADA, and data acquisition systems.
- Experience working in offshore environments and familiarity with the challenges and safety requirements associated with offshore operations.
- Proficiency in equipment configuration, testing tools, and diagnostic techniques.
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues in remote locations.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
- Demonstrated leadership capabilities and experience in leading commissioning teams on large-scale offshore projects.

About the Company

Petrofac is an international provider of facilities solutions to the oil & gas production and processing industries.

Petrofac delivers services through seven business units: Engineering & Construction, Engineering & Construction Ventures, Engineering Services, Offshore Engineering & Operations, Training, Production Solutions and Energy Developments.

Through these businesses, Petrofac designs and builds oil & gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects.

Petrofac’s range of services meets its customers’ needs across the full life cycle of oil & gas assets.

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