Field Telecoms & OT Support Engineer

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Where you fit in As Field Telecoms & Operational Technology (OT) Support Engineer, you will keep Shell’s offshore facilities running; helping to deliver the energy that the UK needs. Working in a natural team alongside...

Where you fit in

As Field Telecoms & Operational Technology (OT) Support Engineer, you will keep Shell’s offshore facilities running; helping to deliver the energy that the UK needs. Working in a natural team alongside IT, strategic telecoms partners and technical facility staff, you will also support and maintain business critical telecoms infrastructure at Shell’s facilities, while contributing a key role in the development and implementation of new telecoms technologies in order to future-proof connectivity.

What’s the role

Apprentice hybrid Field Telecoms and Operational Technology (OT) Support Engineer with the specified objective of bringing together both engineering disciplines at Shell UK Exploration and Production (SUKEP)'s facilities while learning from existing engineers.

  • Will develop a specialized technical understanding of SUKEP telecoms and Operational Support (OT) systems, as well as developing interfaces with the business in order to implement system changes, deploy projects and increase awareness of both telecoms and PCD Integrity requirements and processes.

  • Initially alongside experienced engineers, will handle a range of technical activities and assurance, using defined procedures and practices within well-defined areas of responsibility.

  • Will be expected to work with site staff, projects, and vendors to execute standard maintenance Field Telecoms and PCD-I routines and project activity, while keeping various sources of information up to date.

  • Advises internal stakeholders on Field Telecoms and PCD-I topics.

  • Will be supervised to ensure progress of skills and knowledge and delivery of results, informing their team leader and management about outcomes. The level of autonomy will increase rapidly, with regular steer and coaching/mentoring from senior staff. As experience grows, may be expected to act as a buddy for incoming, less experienced colleagues.

What we need from you

We are keen to hear from candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Previous experience of Field Telecoms and industrial automation and control systems
  • Experience of safely working with legacy telecommunications and network equipment
  • Global Industrial Cybersecurity Professional (GICSP)
  • Ability to work effectively without direct supervision in an operational offshore production environment
  • Experience of working effectively with integrated service providers to reach successful outcomes
  • Strong Windows OS experience
  • Previous cyber-security experience
  • Can learn new skills quickly
  • Can build strong mutually productive relationships
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Strong work ethic
  • Dedicated to ensuring satisfaction
  • Exposure to working in potentially hazardous environments on offshore operational or exploration Oil or Gas installations with valid offshore working and medical certificates
  • Competent Telecommunications Person (CTP)
  • Permit to work processes and systems
  • COMPEX Hazardous Area Training certification