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Vacancy: Senior Crane Operator


CompanyStena Drillin
LocationTakoradi
Job TypeContract
Working Experience15 years
Education LevelQualified
Application DeadlineJul 29, 2018
IndustryOil/ Gas - Skilled labor
Salary RangeGH¢ 
Job Description

Senior Crane Operator – Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Barge Master or designate and the Clients Representatives to ensure that all forthcoming lifting operations are adequately planned.
  • Allocate tasks to Crane Operators and deck crews, providing adequate supervision to ensure that all such tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Act as focal point for all lifting and general deck operations during their hours of work.
  • Ensure all lifts are carried out in a safe manner and in accordance to the company’s expectations.
  • Ensure a Lifting Assessment / Plan in place for all lifting operations, involving all those participating in the lifting operation.
  • Perform pre-use checks of the Lifting Appliance prior to commencing any operations. Any defects must be recorded and passed to the Barge Master or designate in a timely manner.
  • Select appropriate lifting gear for the lift in question ensuring the valid lifting colour code in use.
  • Ensure that the lifting appliance and lifting gear are in good condition for their purpose and in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions for use, specifications and instructions.
  • Ensure that the lifting appliance is maintained in accordance with the maintenance programme.
  • May in some instances carry out first line maintenance, in accordance with the maintenance programme. For more technical maintenance this will be the responsibility of the Chief Engineer and their subordinates.
  • Advise D.P.O. / Control Room Operator prior to the movement of any heavy lifts.
  • Ensure that necessary communication is established between all personnel involved in the lifting operation.
  • Coordinate the lifting operation in relation to other on-going activities.
  • Ensure that equipment is securely fastened, and that adequate checks are performed on any lift prior to commencement
  • Act as one of the Helicopter Landing Officers onboard the vessel.
  • Mentor and Support the Roustabout crew placed in their charge.
  • Emergency Duties as defined in the vessels Emergency Station Bill.
  • Carry out other duties as directed by the Barge Master.
  • Allocate tasks to Crane Operator and provide adequate supervision in order to ensure that all such tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Responsible and accountable for the safety of the personnel working under their direction and shall be expected to conduct operations at all times in full compliance with company procedures (SMS).
  • Identify and address any violations of procedures concerning personnel under their direction.
  • Continuous or repeated violations of policies or procedures should be highlighted and brought to the attention of the HoD/Master-OIM.
  • Comply with the Management of Change Principle.
  • Actively participate in accident/incident investigations when required.

Health, Safety & Environment

  • Work according to and promote Stena Drilling’s HS&E Policies and Procedures as well as fully commit to preventing any damage to the environment.
  • Responsible and accountable to conduct their tasks in full compliance with Stena Drilling Limited procedures.
  • Comply with Stena Drilling procedures for management of risk and Safe Behaviour Programme; ensuring that a suitable and sufficient risk assessment is carried out for all work activities.
  • Participate in the STOP system, complete and submit cards after discussions. Monitor and coach crew members to participate in STOP and carry out STOP audits.
  • Promote Stena Drilling’s “Golden Rules” and the rig’s “House Rules” during team discussions.
  • Attend and participate in Tool Box Talks and After Action Reviews.
  • Ensure work site is safe and that all tools used are in a satisfactory condition.
  • Ensure that storage, handling and use of chemicals are done in accordance with procedures.
  • Ensure equipment is secured to prevent movement due to wind or rig motion.
  • Ensure familiar with correct use, type and location of all Oil Spill Equipment.
  • Comply with Stena Drilling’s waste segregation policy.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Stage 3 Crane Operator
  • Knuckleboom Familiarisation
  • Seafarer Medical
  • Seafarer Book
  • Proficiency in security Awareness
  • Proficiency in Security Duties
  • STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
  • OPITO BOSIET/FOET
  • OPITO Fire Team Leader
  • HLO
  • Helideck Team Leader
  • CAA Licence
  • HSE Offshore First Aid
  • IATA Dangerous Goods by Air Awareness
  • Rigging & Lifting LOLER Supervisor
  • Banksman Slinger
  • Forklift Safety
  • Helicopter Refuel
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • H P Washdown
  • Mobile Access Tower Appreciation
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platform/Cherry Picker
  • Height – Work at height and Harness Equipment User – Unit 2
  • Height – Rescue – Use of Rescue Equipment – Unit 3
  • Wire Inspector
  • Restricted radio certificate
  • Stage 1 & 2 Crane Operator
  • Extensive experience with Knuckleboom and latticeboom cranes
  • 15 years previous experience

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