Overview / Responsibilities:
Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Telecom Engineer. Reporting to the Automation Telecom & Protection Engineering Manager, this position is located in our Vancouver, BC office. This role involves the design of various telecommunication systems for transmission and distribution projects as well as other industries/utilities from conception to construction. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.
Delivering Telecom system designs for our transmission line and substation projects
Working with communication systems in Power utility environment, including Microwave Radio, Fibre Optics (ADSS, OPGW), SONET/SDH/DWDM, TCP/IP/MPLS, Satellite System, WiMax, High Voltage Entrance Protection, Power Line Carrier communication, Teleprotection, and telecom power systems.
Developing engineering documents, schematics, and design diagrams for Telecom systems as well as project scope, proposals, estimates, and budgets
- Creating bill of materials for all telecom equipment and hardware, ordering materials through procurement, and coordinating construction activities
Preparing and reviewing engineering documents, specifications, and inspection and testing procedures
Coordinating, staging and planning installation and commissioning with the utility and subcontractors
Responding to information requests from site and completing project documentation including as-builts, calculations and returning the data to the client
Traveling to site and liaising with internal groups and external contractors and clients
Skills / Qualifications:
- Electrical Engineering Degree from a recognized university along with a Professional Engineering Designation or the ability to register as a Professional with EGBC
- 4+ years of Telecom experience in a Transmission and Distribution Utility or EPC/EPCM organization designing substations or related Carrier networks
Proven knowledge of SONET/SDH/DWDM, PDH, TDM, Microwave radio, fibre optic, WIMAX, VSAT, Ethernet layer 2 and 3 protocols, TCP/IP/MPLS networks
Knowledge in LAN/WAN systems, Structured Cabling System (SCS/OSP/ISP) for commercial and industrial facilities, DPABX, UHF-DMR, security (video, etc.) and access control system, public address and audio-visual equipment
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. www.woodplc.com
Diversity Statement (EEO):
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.