communications engineer in Perth

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jon krawec, randstad
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JOB TITLE: Communications Engineer

LOCATION: Perth, inner suburbs (occasional site visits)

START DATE: ASAP, Monday to Friday

DURATION: 18 months +

PAY RATE: Negotiable based on experience


Our client is a highly diversified national engineering and services contractor, working on a wide range of projects across Perth and regional WA.


The role will engage in the development of engineering designs and associated activities as requested by the Line Manager including WHS activities, systems assurance, risk management, competency, requirement management, procurement, installation, Test and Commissioning, and site supervision.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Responsible for completing assigned activities meeting time and quality expectations
  • Assist in developing interfaces
  • Prepare detailed designs and other documentation
  • Complete and manage personal competency records
  • Identification and resolution of issues related to design
  • Undertake work in accordance with the appropriate procedures and standards
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Initiate Design Changes and submit to Manager for assessment
  • Participate in equipment installation, including site supervision of installation teams
  • Assist in test and commissioning activities
  • Interface with client engineering staff where requested
  • Develop accurate bill of materials
  • Develop designs in accordance with requirements
  • Participate in System Assurance activities including workshops and completion of registers


Qualifications and education requirements:

  • Bachelor of Engineering or Associate Diploma with extensive experience
  • Experience with Cisco ICT - desirable
  • Proficient skills in computers: MS Word, Excel, email

Work Experience

  • Relevant experience in design for telecommunications projects
  • Working to a construction program

Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Customer focused team oriented, accountable and results driven
  • Strong communication skills (oral & written) including strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of people at different levels both internally and externally.
  • Excellent people management/ interpersonal skills
  • Strong systems, operational, financial, resource planning and reporting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast-paced environment with multiple and competing demands


  1. If you meet minimum requirements, please apply via the APPLY button below. All applications are kept strictly confidential
  2. Suitable applicants will be contacted by phone to discuss the role and determine suitability
  3. Successful applicants will commence our registration process which may include; face to face interview, reference checking, OH&S/physical assessment, D&A screen (when applicable), etc.
  4. Once registration is complete, we will finalise your application with our client and, if successful, arrange mobilisation to site


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Communications Engineer, Electronics



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree