BSc (Computer Science), Diploma of Computer & Information Technology. Over 16 years’ experience in the IT Industry specialising in Systems Engineering. Technical advisory and consulting for a wide range of industries, including engineering, medical and financial services. Operations and maintenance of a complex multitenant private cloud infrastructure/ISP. Management and delivery of engineering projects for onboardings, implementations and migrations for an extensive range of IT systems. Joined WNA in June 2022.
17 years Royal Australian Navy maintain shipboard electronic communications and navigation equipment, Restricted Electrical Licence (WA), EEHA (SOA) & Open Registered Cabler licence.
Electrotech Australia 5 years – General maritime electronic communication/emergency lifesaving and navigation equipment on high seas shipping, MODU’s, OSV’s, FPSO’s and other large maritime vessels.
BAE Systems 2 years– Project based work installing communications, PA/GA, navigation, meteorological systems to Woodside PLUTO (Onshore gas plant), ENI Petroleum BLACKTIP (Onshore plant and offshore platform), BHP Petroleum (FPSO’s Pyrenees Venture).
Communications Australia 1 year – Apache Energy Devil Creek Gas Plant / Reindeer offshore platform Satellite systems, radio communications, pilot activated lighting. Kentz (SNC Lavalin) 5 years GORGON LNG telecommunications – Public address, conventional & trunked radio systems, navigation, meteorological, satellite and other related electronic systems.
Joined WNA in October 2017 and currently full time telecommunications technician for Shell Prelude FLNG facility.
Diploma of Project Management 2009. 17 years telecommunications industry experience with Telstra. Including 14 years as comms technician and 3 years as WA radio team manager with project manager functionality of various telecommunication systems; PDH & SDH point to point microwave, Next G mobiles RBS, CAN radio, Via-sat satellite systems and structure maintenance programs. Joined WNA in August 2011 and was responsible for the successful implementation and commissioning of telecoms systems for the BHPBIO Goldsworthy Main Line (rail).
Currently full time with Woodside in the Digital Field Services Projects team on a range of brownfields projects.
B.Eng (Hons) Electrical & Computer Engineering, M.Eng (Research) Electrical & Computer Engineering. 15 years project experience from FEED to delivery on large Oil & Gas projects including Inpex Ichthys & Chevron Gorgon.
Sound technical knowledge of a variety of communications including; PAGA, DGPS, Radar, AIS, AtoN, ADS-B, PTP Microwave, WiMAX, LTE, VSAT, UHF Tetra, VHF AM & FM Radio, LAN / WAN, IPTV, MATV & CCTV, Telephony, Access control, Personnel Locator and Electronic Mustering, Intrusion Detection, Meteorological systems, including oceanographic telemetry, with infrastructure engineering experience on Equipment Rooms/Shelters, Towers and Data Centres. Joined WNA in 2022 and currently embedded in INPEX Telecommunications Engineering team.
Previous employment includes Perth Airport, UGL, L-3 Technologies, CSE Transtel, Kentz, Tenix, SP-Ausnet, Microsol (UK / IRL / AU), Quaestor Analytic (IRL).
Joined WNA April 2021. Currently embedded in Woodside Digital Field Services Projects team.
An IT/OT Specialist Consultant with 20 Years’ experience across the Oil, Gas, Mining and Utilities sectors, Primary disciplines are in Cyber Security, Networking, Infrastructure, Virtualization and Governance. Extensive knowledge of Greenfield and Brownfield OT environment design and implementation having just completed a project to design and build the OT environment (Network, Systems, Cyber Security, and Virtualization Platform) of a Kalgoorlie based gold mining client. Recently involved in assisting a major Oil and Gas client with a multi stage Remote Operations Centre project. Joined WNA in 2022 and engaged in SANTOS works.
B. Sc (Physics, 1995), B. Eng (Electrical & Electronic, FC Hons, 1997), Adv Dip Project Management (2007). Electronic Engineer & Project Manager with 13 years experience in the design and construction of IP, SDH, PDH and DWDM optic fibre networks, 3G cellular networks, RF systems, and point-to-point wireless networks. Management and engineering of a wide range of projects for Telstra, NewMetroRail, WestNetRail, Water Corporation, Alstom, Amcom, BHPB, and Rio Tinto. Joined WNA in April 2011. Work has included radio design activities for Chevron, BHP Billiton, Atlas Iron and accommodation village telecoms design for Chevron. Currently full time with Woodside in the Digital Projects team on a range of brownfields projects.
Over 20 years of experience in the Telecommunications field across industries such as Carriers, Vendors, Data Centres, Utilities, Mining, Oil/Gas. Employed in various positions from Technician, Supervisor, Engineer up to Service Delivery and Project Manager Roles. Versed in technologies just as SDH/PDH Transmission systems, DWDM, Tele-protection Signalling, Ethernet networks, PABX’s, AC/DC Power Systems, RF Solutions (LTE, PTP Microwave, UHF, VHF), Structured Cabling. Good understanding of both Maintenance and Project based works. Full lifecycle of Projects from concept to close-out and have engaged either directly or indirectly with organisations such as Telecom NZ, Western Power, Equinix, Shell, Ericsson, Nokia, VHA, Telstra, Rio Tinto, FMG, BHP.
Joined WNA in June 2021 and currently embedded full time as a Project Engineer with Woodside’s Digital Field Services Projects team on a range of brownfields projects.
Radio & Television Mechanic Trade Certification (1988), Restricted Electrical Licence (WA), EEHA (SOA) & Open Registered Cabler licence. Thirty (30) years onshore and offshore telecommunications maintenance experience with service companies such as AWA Electronics, Navcom Electronics, Darwin utilities (PAWA, NT Electricity Commission) and with MARCOMM for 13 years, predominantly supporting and servicing multiple operators in the offshore O&G industry. Experienced in the installation and servicing of systems such as Radars, Echo Sounders, Autopilots, Gyrocompasses, HF, VHF and UHF transceivers, PAGA systems, Aviation headsets, HF radio systems, HF, VHF and UHF Antennas, SATCOM equipment, EPIRBs, GPS Receivers, NDB systems, PBX systems, ROV systems and marine instrumentation. Three (3) years as an ROV Pilot Technician and Subsea Tooling Technician/Supervisor working in the O&G industry. Most recent experience maintaining and supporting Chevron’s telecommunications systems for WA Oil and Gorgon Operations on Barrow Island and on Wheatstone Platform including DAMM and Rohill TETRA Base Stations, Sepura TETRA Radio Manager, Mobiles and Portables, Tait VHF Land Mobile and VHF Marine Repeaters and Base Stations, Motorola VHF and UHF Repeaters, Mobiles and Portables, Cisco LAN/WAN/IP Telephony systems support, Structured Cabling, Gaitronics PAGA, Kelvin Hughes RADAR, CCTV, VHF Paging, UHF Telemetry, Aviat and Ericsson Digital Microwave Radio Links, Met Ocean systems, VSAT and Entertainment systems. Interpersonal strengths include team leading and building, supervision and management, including aspects of business management. Excellent technical troubleshooting and communications skills and an understanding of applicable standards with a sound familiarity of safety and O&G industry processes and associated requirements. Joined WNA in August 2018 as a Telecommunications Technician. Currently full time Telecommunications Technician for Shell Prelude FLNG facility.
20 years with Robe River Iron Associates/North Ltd including two years as Manager IT (1997-1999), and 12 months as IT Technology Advisor (2000). Since 2001 with WNA. From 2001-2006 on full time contract to Normandy/Newmont Mining. Project management for CP Mining IT group supplied communications for the Cape Preston Mining Project completed April 08. Project management of comms for the Oxiana Prominent Hill project. Has ‘General Manager’ role within WNA besides overseeing various works including ICT Management for Western Areas and WNA involvement in Atlas Iron projects.
Diploma Electrical Technology, Advanced Certificate Electronics, Certificate IV Telecommunications, Open Cabler Registration. Australian Army trained in radio relays, circuit switch assemblies, satellite terminals, mobile networks, fibre optics, HF, VHF and UHF systems, fibre optic networks, including fusion slicing, mechanical termination kits and backbone cabling to nodes, telecommunication switching systems, dual spoking satellite systems, quad-spoked multi-band satellite terminals ( X , C and Ku bands), Gigasat systems and tower systems maintenance.
August 2014 entered civilian workforce in the mining industry, supporting wide area telecommunications systems, adding team lead and Section 44 Supervision (qual) skills, and P25 radio systems, WIFI systems knowledge and became conversant in the use of SAP and mine production scheduling systems.
Joined WNA in August 2022 and currently embedded in Woodside Project team on brownfields projects.
Since moving to Australia in 2010, worked on multiple large scale Oil and Gas projects as a Field Engineer overseeing the construction of the telecommunication packages on Wheatstone LNG Plant and commissioning supervisor successfully handing over the INPEX LNG plant to Operations in 2018. Since 2018, managing a radio communication company in the Northern Territory servicing Oil and Gas, Mining, Government and Construction Industries with both small and large scale projects including maintenance of the Santos assets at Darwin LNG and Bayu Undan facilities. Moved to Perth and joined WNA in 2021 and currently engaged in multiple Santos WA brownfields projects.
25 years in the electrical and communications construction, installation and maintenance industry, with 15 years in the Energy sector (Mining & Oil and Gas) in Onshore & Offshore roles throughout Australia and Timor, in both onshore and offshore roles. Extensive SAP Campaign Maintenance Planning experience from Resourcing to Close-out .
Various positions including Technician, Team Leader, Supervisor and Project Planning Lead and Coordination/Planning Roles with operators such as; Maersk, Apache (Santos), Woodside, Chevron, Vermillion, UPS & Inpex. Also worked on Industrial Tunnel and Public Rail Projects for Metronet in the Perth CBD, including Perth underground & suburban train station installations. Experienced in a wide range of Construction & Maintenance activities. Joined WNA in May 2021 and currently engaged within the Woodside Digital Field Services Projects team, supporting a range of brownfields projects.
Cert III in Telecommunications, Restricted Electrical Licence (WA), EEHA (SOA) & Open Registered Cabler licence. Over 11 years Oil & Gas Operations experience as a Telecommunication Technician, with hands-on experience in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of multiple telecommunication systems for Chevron, Inpex, ConocoPhillips, Woodside and BP Offshore and Onshore facilities.
Experienced in most Communications systems used in Maritime, Oil & Gas facilities, including UHF/VHF radio, Radar, Meteorological Systems, PAGA, Mustering Systems, LAN/WAN, CCTV, Satellite systems and Microwave links.
Joined WNA in October 2019 and embedded full time in the Shell Prelude Telecommunications Maintenance team.
Technician, 1979. 33 years experience in Telecommunications within New Zealand carriers, Aussat and Optus. Extensive experience in IP WAN and LAN networks, carrier services and voice network products. Commenced with WNA in February 2008. Work undertaken for Landgate (metro WAN design), BHPB Petroleum (Pyrenees FPSO LAN design, Macedon comms study), BHPBIO (rail asset protection network architecture study), Woodside Pluto (LAN/WAN design and telecoms temporaries), FMG Christmas Creek Stockyard LAN/WAN design, Woodside NR2 project (offshore commissioning), Woodside Vincent FPSO upgrade. Currently providing project support on multiple client projects.
A trained RAAF Radio Technician with 9 years of military experience. Has 40 years post military experience in radio and telecommunication system maintenance, design, installation and commissioning. With WNA since January 2010 providing consulting services to major government, petro-chemical and mining companies in migrating their radio communication needs from legacy analogue to state-of-the-art digital radio communication systems. Technical writing specialist for development of scopes, specifications, tender documents, and project management, maintenance & training plans for new digital radio systems.
BS Electronics & Communications Engineering, ACMA OPEN Registered Cabler. 18+ years’ experience in telecommunications industry. First 4 years spent as Project Engineer for MW Radio rollout projects across Philippines, Vietnam, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. Migrated to Oil & Gas from 2008 as Telecom Engineer/Supervisor for installation and commissioning numerous Gas Plant, Drillship and FPSO projects across Singapore, Korea, China, Angola, and others. Moved to Australia in 2019 as Telecom Technician to ConocoPhilips & Inpex . Joined WNA in December 2022 and embedded in the Woodside Digital Field Services KGP Maintenance Team as a Communications Technician.
Diploma of Electronics & Communications Engineering – CIT, Mt Lawley, WA, Restricted Electrical Licence (WA), EEHA (SOA) & Open Registered Cabler licence. Forty years plus telecommunications experience across the Australian DOD internationally, offshore oil and gas, civil aviation and public transport sectors. Specialist training in maintaining critical air traffic control, aviation telecommunications, radio systems, microwave bearers, multiplexing, audio systems and consoles, RADAR & radio navigation services, CCTV systems, building fire alarm systems and airport terminal PA systems. Experienced with Ericsson PBX systems, Cisco IP Telephony and WIFI, UHF/VHF radio systems including combining and filtering structures from various vendors, NAVAID beacons, security and operational video, entertainment and environmental systems, telemetry/SCADA/PLC systems, DC power systems including solar and usage of a wide range of communications test equipment, Solarwinds Orion NMS and Engineers Toolkit. BCL with S & O endorsement, National REWL, ITIL Cert in ICT Service Management, Cert IV Training & Assessment, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP-R&S and CCNP-S). Various vendor certifications in communications systems. Qualified Oil & Gas Emergency Response Team Leader with 13 years’ field experience and 3 years as volunteer WA SES Communications Section Leader. Awarded Chevron Recognition and Oil Search Appreciation awards for Emergency Response activities at Agogo Sink Hole (2003) and Moran Helo Incident (2006).
Joined WNA in January 2017 and currently full time telecommunications technician for Shell Prelude FLNG facility.
OEM trained in ACE100, CompactACE, ACE16, VA400 & SDMS by Tyco/Spector Lumenex. Vipedia-12, Integra EN54 certified systems by Application Solutions Ltd (ASL), and SL700/GE800 systems by Commend UK.
Working around the world alongside Exxon Mobil, Imperial Oil, ConocoPhillips, Shell, Woodside, BP Offshore and Onshore facilities and many more.
Moved to Australia to Join WNA in February 2023. Currently embedded in Woodside Digital Field Services team supporting a range of brownfield projects
6 years in the Royal Australian Navy as an Electronics Technician Communications sailor. Attained Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications (2015), ACMA Registered Cabler (2019), Restricted Electrical Licence (WA), EEHA (SOA). Specialised in the maintenance, installation and defect rectification of various Internal and External electronics systems including VLF/LF/MF/HF Radio Rx/Ex Systems, VHF/UHF Transceivers, SATCOM, PABX, Voice and Data Encryption Systems, and Main Broadcast and Alarm Systems. Over recent years worked for Raytheon Australia as a Senior Technician on the DDG Combat System Integration Program within the Maintenance Team. Joined WNA in May 2022 and embedded in the Woodside Digital Field Services Team as a Communications Technician.
Royal Australian Air Force Radio Technician, Associate Diploma in Electronic Engineering (1990), Master of Science Project Management (2011). 6 years Military experience working on HF radio equipment, 8 years experience working in the Commercial Two-way Radio industry, 6 years experience working on Information Technology and 17 years experience managing a variety of technology and Infrastructure EPC projects across Rail, Mining, State Government, Telecommunications Carriers (Telstra & NBN).
Projects include: BHPBIO RGP5 Communications Upgrade, Rio Tinto Lang Hancock Rail Signalling System, Brookfield Rail Communications Upgrade, NBN Power Systems Augmentation, Forrestfield Airport Link Signalling and Communications, Bayswater Train Station Upgrade, Morley Ellenbrook Line Rail Communications. Joined WNA in July 2022 and engaged on various Telecommunications infrastructure projects.
Telecommunications Design and Project Engineer with 17 years’ local and international experience in the utilities, resources, and private and public construction. Worked directly at all stages of the project life-cycle including regional strategic planning, requirements scoping, concept and detailed network and infrastructure design, project engineering, procurement, installation, commissioning, system cutover & integration, project handover, and operations & maintenance. Proficient with a range of technologies including but not limited to PDH/SDH transmission systems, sub-sea optical cabling, optical fibre and copper structured cabling systems and wide area networks, microwave radio networks, Ethernet networks, Power-line Carrier systems, Wi-Fi networks, VHF and UHF point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and mobile radio networks, Data Centre systems, DC Power Systems, UPS, GIS, SCADA and power protection signalling.
Joined WNA in March 2023 as a Telecommunications Project Engineer and currently embedded full time as a Telecommunications Engineer in the Shell Prelude Telecoms team.
Associate Degree of Engineering (Electrical, Electronics and Communications) CDU 2017, Restricted Electrical Licence (NT, SA, WA) & Open Registered Cabler licence. Radio Technician with ML Communications, CSE Comsource (Darwin) on Conoco Philips Bayu Undan & Darwin LNG project (9 years).
Experienced with UHF, VHF & HF Radio, PAGA, Explosion Protection Equipment & Navigation Aids. Competencies in, Fibre Optic termination/splicing, MotoTRBO ConnectPlus, Rohill TetraNode, Tyco/Spector Lumenex ACE100 PAGA, RFI DAS, ASA ILS, Data Communications & Remote Site Condition Monitoring. Open Cabler’s Registration, EEHA endorsement. Volunteer Secretary/Treasurer of NT Parachute Council.
Joined WNA in 2019 and currently embedded with Woodside Digital Field Services Projects team on a range of brownfields projects.
Royal Australian Airforce Avionics Technician, 4 years ARDU (research and Development), Electrical Licence (WA, SA), Open Registered Cabling license, MCSE, MCSA Messaging, Telecommunications Tower rescue, Offshore telecommunications and Instrumentation maintenance and commissioning, 20 years experience working on Information Technology, VMWare, optical fibre and copper structured cabling systems, microwave radio networks, Wi-Fi networks, VHF and UHF point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, LTE and mobile radio networks, Data Centre systems, DC Power Systems, Network management systems, Cisco network infrastructure, Off-grid Solar installation and maintenance.
Joined WNA in January 2023. Currently assigned to Santos Brownfields Communications Maintenance.
30+ years of Telecommunications & Rail Communications industry experience in both the Telco & Resource sector. I’ve held various positions with Client, EPCM, Tier 1 Contractor, Telco. The past 16 years I have been involved with some of the largest resource sector communications projects and upgrades in WA. This has been a challenging and rewarding experience. This included BHP RGP3, 4, 5, PHIHP & Jimblebar, Rio Tinto Brockman 4, Mesa A, GAP, Teal Siding, Roy Hill, DBNGP-Dampier to Bunbury Pipeline. A talent for the successful execution and delivery of technically complex projects within challenging environments and timeframes. I have strong interpersonal and communication skills with excellent attention to detail and a high level of organization. An ability to influence at multiple levels with both internal and external parties. Joined WNA in December 2022.
Electronic Scanning & Detection Systems Certificate (1999), Restricted Electrical licence (WA), EEHA (SOA) & Open Registered Cabler licence. Qualified for Offshore and Onshore Oil & Gas travel and work, with all attendant qualifications. Experienced with systems such as PAGA, CCTV, LAN/WAN, VOIP & conventional PBX systems, Radar, VHF & UHF conventional and trunked radio systems, fibre & radio based Emergency Shut Down (ESD) systems, digital microwave and SCADA & telemetry systems. Wide range of experience on all Woodside onshore and offshore facilities and their attendant telecommunications infrastructures.
Joined WNA December 2020 and currently embedded in Woodside Digital Field Services Campaign Maintenance team as a Campaign Maintenance Technician.
SAP Master Data Specialist with a good working knowledge in Performance Standards, Maintenance Strategies and Engineering Standards.
Extensive SAP experience in Oil & Gas organisations over the past 15 years, primarily at Woodside. Major roles in Woodside Master Data Team and Brownfields Projects, Most recently the GWA East Crane Replacement.
Joined WNA in Feb 2022 and currently embedded in Woodside Digital Field Services Project – Critical Comms as a SAP Master Data Specialist.
BSc (Computer Science), Cert III in Telecommunications. 15 years’ experience in the Telecommunications and IT industry (9+ Years Oil & Gas).
Formerly with Kentz (SNC Lavalin) on both the Gorgon (Chevron) and Ichthys (INPEX) Onshore projects including a 1 year secondment providing commissioning support to the Ichthys EPC, JKC Australia.
Responsibilities during this time cover the entire project lifecycle from estimating, to FEED, procurement, FAT, systems integration, construction, commissioning and project closeout.
Communications systems experience includes LAN/WAN, PABX, Microwave, CCTV, VSAT, FOIDS and PA/GA with exposure to Radio systems, including TETRA.
Joined WNA in February 2020, currently currently embedded with Woodside Digital Field Services Projects team on a range of brownfields projects.
Electronic Servicing and Radio Communications Trade Certificate, Restricted Electrical licence (WA), EEHA & Open Registered Cabler licence. Fifteen (15) years plus onshore and offshore Oil and Gas experience with Apache, BHP Petroleum, Chevron, Woodside and others. Excellent technical communication skills & understanding of applicable standards, safety and O&G industry processes and related requirements. Aviation industry system equipment experience, including bench testing & fault finding in aeronautical and other systems. Interpersonal strengths include Quality, Safety, Team building and Contractor management. Wide exposure to systems such as PAGA, CCTV, LAN/WAN, VOIP & conventional PBX systems, Radar, VHF & UHF conventional and trunked radio systems, fibre & radio based Emergency Shut Down (ESD) systems, digital microwave, and SCADA & telemetry systems. Joined WNA in July 2015 as a Telecommunications Technician within the Woodside Energy Campaign Maintenance Team. Currently full time telecommunications technician for Shell Prelude FLNG facility.
MIEAust, CP Eng, BSc. Considerable professional experience in telecoms and electrical / electronic engineering fields, including Control & Instrumentation, Automation Systems, Remote Telemetry, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Microwave Radio Systems, CCTV Systems, Fire and Life Safety Systems, IPTV Entertainment Systems, Access Control and Security Monitoring Systems and a variety of industrial wireless systems. Has worked for Miri Technologies, Thales, Motherwell Automation, Kentz/SNC Lavalin. After joining WNA in July 2012 Mike has worked on numerous telecom and IT projects embedded with our major clients including CSBP (TETRA radio system implementation), Woodside Ngujima Yin FPSO telecoms upgrade projects, Quadrant Energy microwave radio implementation project, all Chevron Gorgon & Inpex Ichthys telecoms projects and the Woodside corporate HQ telecoms and IT fit-out.
Joined WNA in November 2021 and embedded full time in Woodside’s Digital Field Services Team on onshore and offshore brownfield projects in a Senior Technical Consultant/Project Manager role.
B.Eng (Computer System and Network Engineering) MIEAust, Trade Open Registered Cabler, technically savvy System Consultant with over 9+ years’ experience in Pre-Sales(RFI,RFP,RFT), Vendor SoW assessment, Technical Project Management and Solution Architecture, in various industry segments including Onshore/Offshore Oil & Gas, Defence and Carrier Telecommunication projects in Australia. Communications systems experience includes LAN/WAN, Structured Cabling Systems (Coaxial, Copper, Fibre), CCTV, Access Control System (ACS) UHF/VHF trunked radio (TETRA/P25/DMR), UHF/VHF conventional radio, Intrusion Detection Systems (FOIDS), Radar, Joined WNA in March 2020 and currently embedded within the INPEX communications team.
MIEAust, BSc in Electronics Engineering, MSc in EMSE. Currently studying towards PMP & RCDD.
From 2000, experience in telecoms & OT fields including: Microwave, UHF, VHF, VSAT, LTE-A, PDH, SDH, DWDM, OTN, GPON, FTTx, open structured cabling and radio remote console. Responsible for project delivery through the whole lifecycles.
Formerly worked at TCI, NBN Co, and subcontractor for BHP, Telstra, Optus, SP Ausnet, VHA, Nokia and Rio Tinto.
Joined WNA in May 2021 and work on Woodside oil & gas projects at Digital Field Services team.
Peter van Hyum
Electrical trade trained and an ACMA Registered Cabler with 19 years in underground mining to Shift Supervisor level. From 1990 has been mainly involved in IT and Telecommunications at WMC Resources Kambalda Nickel Operations, 1998-2001 as IT Superintendent for WMC Queensland Fertiliser Operations and from 2001-2004 as WMC Manager Desktop Sustain. Since October 2004 with WNA as project engineer/coordinator on a range of communications and IT infrastructure projects, SAP Plant Maintenance Resource Estimation in Woodside Campaign Maintenance team.
MIEAust, CPEng, M.Eng and BSc in Electronics and Communications Engineering and currently completing an MBA course.
Has more than 18 years of hands-on technical and project management experience in telecommunications systems in oil and gas industries and has extensive experience of whole project life cycle including FEED development work, detailed design, installation, commissioning, handover, operation, and maintenance of telecommunications systems.
Has a wide range of systems experience in Fiber Optic Networks, Microwave, Radar, Navigational Aids, VSAT, Radio, PAGA, LAN/WAN, CCTV, Access Control, Telephone Networks, Entertainment Systems and Structured Cabling.
Joined WNA in May 2020 and currently embedded with Woodside Digital Field Services Projects team on a range of brownfields projects..
Radio communications technician experienced in designing and installing customer specific voice and data communications systems on remote Oil & Gas production installations. Experienced in installation & commissioning of PTP microwave links, stabilized satellite systems for dynamic platforms, VoIP based radio console systems, structured cabling & Cisco network infrastructure, IT systems including the build, setup & management of Microsoft Hyper-V based virtualisation servers, SQL database management, SNMP monitoring servers and end user support of both Apple and Microsoft systems. Experience working with a wide selection of personal portable voice radios, fixed onshore & offshore inter-site microwave systems including between onshore and dynamic facilities such as ships and exploration semi-submersibles.
Joined WNA in December 2017 and currently employed in a Senior Technician role on various offshore deployments.
B. Eng (1981). Ten years on north west shelf project and five years with WMC Resources before starting Walker Newman and Associates in 1995. Telecommunications strategic consulting, project management, communications infrastructure design, radio, PABX. Principal engineer and Director of WNA. Daily workload cuts across a range of WNA projects.
Diploma of Electrotechnology 2010 & Open Registered Cabler licence. Eight years experience in telecommunications maintenance with Western Power, fault-finding and commissioning transmission and distribution telecommunication systems for SOCC and SCADA customers. Systems experience include VHF, UHF SCADA circuits and 2-way radio (Spectra, TAIT and Schneider). Experience in commissioning and fault-finding of PDH/SDH microwave radios (Ceragon, SAGEM, SIAE) and circuit programming of TDM equipment (Nokia, Keymile), Teleprotection Signalling (DEWAR, DIMAT) and structured cabling and DC systems.
Joined WNA August 2021, Currently engaged on Santos brownfields projects.
Project/Construction Manager with 28 years’ experience in corporate Telecommunications and IT Infrastructure projects, including HR, Budget, Scheduling, HSE, Stakeholder, Contractor, Compliance and Implementation management. Skilled in networking, upward and downward expectation management. Technical skills in Cisco networking (CCNA certified 1992). Worked on Kentz Gorgon project and 2 stints with BP Exploration and British Telecom (UK). Joined WNA in April 2020 and has worked on Atlas Iron Corunna Downs project, BFS study for operation startup for BCI Minerals, Mardie Salt & Potash project and currently AGIG DBP microwave upgrade project.
Qualified as an electronic communications systems technician, Restricted Electrical Licence (WA), EEHA (SOA) & Open Registered Cabler licence. Worked with Philips Communications, RAAF, Philips Scientific & Industrial, RLM on Jindalee Over Horizon Radar project, BHP & Rio Tinto. Experienced with Satellite Earth Stations, HF, VHF, UHF radio systems and infrastructure, Micro Wave Radio, Crypto equipment, Analytical X-ray and Electron microscopy (STEM and TEM), CCTV, Fibre Optic Cabling, Microwave Radio, Boom Gates, PLC’s, Multiplexers, Wheel Impact Monitor, Direct Loco Control, HXP3 Rail Crossing detector, SCADA system programming, Railway Signalling Systems, Unix software systems, FDDI Ring, UPS, and some minor experience with robotics and load cells. Hands on experience in erecting communications towers. Familiar with software systems Citec, Bitlab, KepServerEx, CNMS-NG, SolarWinds and PTRG. Joined WNA in September 2018.
Soe Moe Aung
Over 14 years of extended experience in managing and delivering full project life cycle from development, procurement/vendor selection, detailed engineering design, testing, commissioning, handover and maintenance of a wide range of telecommunications system such as PAGA, CCTV, Data Networks, GMDSS Radios, VHF Radios, UHF Radio systems, Microwave Radios, Entertainment systems, Metrological systems, GPS Mooring Monitoring system, Radar & Man Overboard system, Voice Recorder system, Gyro Compass system, Voyage Data Recorder, Racon, U Light, Echo Sounder, Speed Log, Radar, ECDIS and telephony systems. Experience in managing and delivering Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) such us Electronics Variable Message Signs, Lane Use Management Systems and Vehicle Detection systems. Joined WNA in May 2021 and currently embedded full time in Woodside telecoms engineering team.
Advanced Certificate in Electronics (Communications), B.Bus (Accounting/IS) A.Dip Admin Studies, PRINCE2 (Practitioner). Over 25 years’ experience encompassing Technical Project Management, Communications and business solutions consulting, Management-Technical interfacing, Systems architecture & design (UC), Project & governance documentation, Event management, Logistics planning, Business development, Business process analysis, Management & team leadership, Financial accounting, Aircraft systems maintenance. Since June 2011 with WNA.
Diploma of Electrotechnology (Electronics) & Open Registered Cabler licence. Five 5 years at BAE Systems initially working on defence communications systems primarily on the ANZAC fleet and project work with the HMAS Sirius project. Project included building new communications systems to convert a commercial tanker into a Navy vessel. Worked on communications systems for the Woodside Pluto and Eni Blacktip oil and gas projects, including P25 digital radio, VSAT and PAGA. Also performed maintenance work on the microwave links for BHP FPSO’s Stybarrow and Pyrenees. Eleven years at Rio Tinto Site Communications team, maintaining various communications systems for the Mines and Rail. Works included analogue voter radio systems, Tetra digital radio and the AutoHaul driverless train system. Also familiar with HF and VHF radios, CCTV, Fibre Optic Cabling and Security systems.
Joined WNA in March 2022 and engaged full time in telecommunications systems maintenance for various clients and facilities.
B. Eng (Electrical), M. Electrical, CCNA. 12 years+ experience in electrical, instrumentation, control and communications including onshore and offshore oil & gas projects in Australia and the Middle East. Communications systems experience includes LAN/WAN, SDH, UHF TETRA, VHF radio, microwave, CCTV, access control, FOIDS, PBX, PAGA, structured cabling (copper, fibre), power systems, earthing. Joined WNA in August 2019 and currently embedded with the INPEX Onshore communications team.
B.Bus (2001), Communications Technical Officer, ACMA Registered Cabler. 35 years experience in the communications industry including 31years with Telecom/Telstra as a Technical Officer and Team Manager covering a wide range of equipment-small capacity radio systems, solar power installation and maintenance, data cabling design and installation, equipment maintenance programs, PABX and Small business systems, Satellite broadband, PDH/SDH Transmission equipment. 3 years with BHPIO Communications working on transmission & mobile radio systems and railway asset protection equipment. Joined WNA in August 2011 and currently engaged on BHPIO communications/asset protection projects.
BEng Electrical – Communications (UWA 1978). 36+ years’ experience in telecommunications with Department of Communications, Australian Broadcasting Authority, Gibson Quai-AAS, Kellogg Joint Venture – Gorgon and INPEX. 10 years Oil & Gas experience with Gorgon LNG Project and Ichthys LNG Project (Yokohama & Darwin) including LAN/WAN & telephony, UHF TETRA mobile radio, radio consoles, PAGA, CCTV, RADAR, VSAT, IDS, access control, microwave links. Radio coverage/path planning (Planet and Pathloss) for mobile radio, broadcasting and microwave and UHF link services. Infrastructure – towers, cabling and cabinets, maritime and aeronautical radio, telecoms network management, meteorological and oceanographic systems, wireless LAN and personnel location. Project management incl: FAT & SIT testing; verifying database records for equipment; witnessing/signing off the completion of Commissioning ITRs; conducting Ready for Commissioning (RFC) and Ready for Start Up (RFSU) walk down inspections; checking and signing off RFC and RFSU dossiers, Punch List Items; witnessing OTPs and SAT testing; liaison with Operations, monitoring Contractor performance & deviation requests. Joined WNA October 2018. Currently embedded in the Inpex Project Engineering team.
Electrical / Instrument Fitter and SAP Master Data Specialist with a good working knowledge in Process Safety, Performance Standards, Regulatory Requirements, Maintenance Strategies and Engineering Standards.
Extensive SAP experience in nickel & gold mining organisations and past 20 years in Oil & Gas, primarily at Woodside. Major roles in Woodside SAP PM Project, NWS Offshore Campaign Lead Planner, Transfield Worley Brownfields SAP Team Lead, SAP PM Maintenance Specialist for IPF, KGP SCEMP SAP PM Team Leader and Maintenance Business & Data Specialist for Pluto Project. Most recently worked in the Woodside KGP Maintenance Strategy Project 2.
Joined WNA in November 2020 and currently embedded in Woodside Digital Field Services Project – Critical Comms as a SAP Master Data Specialist.