Communications Technician

Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Dubaï, Communications Technician, AE, 114190

Brand:  KEOLIS
Contract Type:  Permanent contract

The purpose of this position is to provide effective engineering and maintenance services covering the Communications system for Dubai Metro.



  • Assist the Communications Supervisor in carrying out all level of preventive and corrective maintenance activities on communications systems covering Multi-Service Network (MSN),Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA), Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), PassengerInformation System (PIS) & Public Address System (PAS), Time Domain System (TDS), Digital Voice & Video Recording System (DVVR), Intrusion Alarm System (IAS), On-Board Communication System (OBS), Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) and Operation Control System (OCS).
  • Install, service and repair communication system located in operations control centre, communication equipment room, stations and station communication equipment rooms, depots and depot communication equipment rooms, along trackside and on-board trains.
  • Carry out repair and maintenance work with the use of hand, machine, electrical and electronic tools and reference to technical drawings, schematics, manuals, procedures and instructions.
  • Replace faulty communication equipment, handover/taken back to the electronics workshop for repair.
  • Maintain accurate maintenance records of communications system and equipment performance, work accomplished and other information using a computerised maintenance management system.
  • Ensure the maintenance tools and equipment are maintained in good condition both before and after job activities.
  • Assist the Communication Team Leader and/ or other technical support staff to implement complex systems or new projects.
  • Perform shift and emergency duties when required.
  • Perform and carry out duties as instructed/ directed by the Communications Team Leader.




  • Ability to use and calibrate various electronic test equipment and PC for the maintenance of communication systems.
  • Ability to write simple technical reports, routine business correspondence, prepare method statements and drawings as required.
  • Must have good eyesight and normal colour vision.
  • Possess good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organisational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Hold a valid UAE driving license with a good driving skill and experience.




  • Minimum 1-year work experience as a qualified electrical or electronics technician in maintaining and repairing communication systems covering radio system, telephone system, multi-service fibre optic network, public address system, CCTV system, passenger information system, SCADA and operations control systems, is highly preferable.




  • Vocational trade certificate or diploma in electrical, electronics or communication engineering discipline or equivalent.

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