Senior Telecom Engineer


Vacancy Overview

Senior Telecom Engineer

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.

Airswift is seeking for Senior Telecom Engineer to work in Qatar with a major Oil & Gas Company. 


  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical, or Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (Master Degree is Preferred)


  • Perform conceptual, FEED, Studies, and detailed analyses and design as per design basis, project specifications, design codes and standards related to Telecom systems.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to a wide range of standard and non-standard situations.
  • Prepare clear and accurate detailed design calculations and analyses including design reports and procedures.
  • Manage own time to meet agreed deadlines and budgets and develop plans for short-term work activities in own area.
  • Clearly communicate and explain complex issues and work to establish understanding.
  • Maintain close co-ordination with other engineering disciplines, Planning, Fabrication, and Project Management Team, as required.
  • Document substantive communications (communications that result in significant decisions or assignment of actions) and forward copies to Discipline Lead Engineer and Discipline Manager.
  • Assist in preparation of estimates for bid proposals, including technical query reviews, execution statements and manhour estimates.
  • Raise technical queries to obtain missing information, clarify work scope, and to maintain preferred McDermott procedures, specifications, standards, practices and operational requirements.
  • Prepare Discipline engineering design basis, philosophies, and technical specifications, as required. – Participate in finalizing deliverables lists and deliverables, ensuring compliance with specifications and functional integrity.
  • Attend project review meetings, vendor meetings, engineering meetings and offshore site surveys, as required.
  • Provide technical direction and review of Designers producing products related to Telecom Engineering.
  • Prepare and review design reports and procedures.
  • Assist in providing necessary design inputs to other disciplines to enable them in proceeding with their deliverables.


  • 8-15 years in oil and gas with major contractor or consultant predominantly performing detail design
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety (HW/SW design acc. IEC 61508, Functional Safety Analysis, Design and Operation acc. IEC 61511).
  • Strong working knowledge of many design techniques and analysis methods, and detailed knowledge of the content and application of standards, codes and guidelines as applicable.

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