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Telecommunications Expert (LTE)

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Position description

Job title

Telecommunications Expert (LTE)

Contract type

Fixed term contract

Contract duration (in months)


Job description

This role will work on the Colombo Railway Efficiency Improvement Project. The project will have a telecommunication contractor installing and commissioning and LTE mobile network across Sri Lanka. The Telecomms Expert will supervise this contractor.

Sri Lankan Railway will use the LTE system for train control and communications. The operating railway is using a public mobile system for their operations communications.

Egis are commencing the Service provision and Maintenance period for the contract.


  • Develop a Service Level Agreement to define minimum LTE service levels
  • Develop KPI’s for the SLA
  • Lead the negotiations with the Contractor (Dialog) for the SLA
  • Develop with the Contractor an Asset Management Plan for the Telecommunications (9 year maintenance contract)
  • Develop with the Contractor an asset register of all equipment
  • Develop a system for independent monitoring (by the Client) of the telecommunications system
  • Develop a testing procedure for the Client to test the system at defined intervals to determine health and operability of the LTE system
  • Prepare monthly reporting system for telecoms performance
  • Train a young engineer in telecoms work, especially SLA and Maintenance requirements etc.


  • Degree or higher in communications, electrical, electronics or similar relevant subject.
  • Background of communications engineering with understanding of LTE, 4g, 3g.
  • Having worked on railway projects is preferred, although not essential.
  • Has worked internationally and able to work in Sri-Lanka.

Position location

Job location

Asia, Sri Lanka



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years