Bids & Proposals Engineer

Job description



To analyse and interpret client requirements and specifications in order to compile accurate, succinct, technically and commercially sound engineering proposals.  Working to demanding deadlines whilst maintaining the highest quality standards, you will represent the company at client meetings and participate in business development activities. 




Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/ Communications Engineering
  • Minimum five years experience in telecommunications industry
  • Proven Commercial awareness with proposal/tender writing experience an advantage
  • Knowledge of Radio communication systems, LAN & WAN technologies, PABX/VoIP  systems, VSAT, PAGA, CCTV, ACS, IDS, and related systems in Oil & Gas industry applications
  • IT literate with sound knowledge of MS office packages and specifically demonstrating advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Capable of working within a team or on own initiative
  • Understanding of hazardous areas and ingress protection ratings and their implications
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects effectively and work under tight deadlines




Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional overnight travel and weekend and/or evening work.


Description: This position requires a moderate amount of stamina with the ability to perform the above essential job functions and within timetables.  Some overtime work will be required.


Lifting: The employee must be able to lift up to 5 lbs. frequently and up to 25 lbs. occasionally for short durations.


Carrying: The employee must be able to carry up to 5 lbs. frequently and up to 25 lbs. occasionally for short distances.


Pushing/Pulling: The employee must be able to push/pull up to 5 lbs. frequently and up to 25 lbs. occasionally usually from desk level to floor or floor to desk level.


Other Physical Requirements: Upper extremity usage, motor coordination, range of motion, vision, hearing and balance should be in a range to safely preclude the harm or injury to the employee in this position or the harm or injury to other employees.


Environmental Considerations: The employee will in most cases work in a central air-conditioned building; however, may be exposed to dust, fumes or gases and to changes of weather when exposed to outdoors at job sites or other locations.


Personal Characteristics:

1.   Optimistic attitude

2.   Communicate effectively

3.   Professional and ethical behavior

4.   Problem solver

5.   Self-motivated

6.   Good listener

7.   Must manage time efficiently and effectively




The job duties listed in this job description may not be inclusive of all requirements of this position. Other duties may be assigned by your supervisor and/or manager.


The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.


RigNet Inc. and its subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, RigNet Inc. and its subsidiaries complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.