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Lifting Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/01/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
To Lead and oversee the safe development, implementation and execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and Corrective Maintenance (CM) activities for offshore pedestal crane maintenance in close liaison with, Departmental Planners, Contracts and Procurement Department, Warehouse, Field Operations Inspection department, Maintenance Engineering Department, T1/T2 Maintenance Coordinators.

Job Dimensions
Key role in short term maintenance preparation and support for execution, collaborating and driving integration on a daily basis with a wide / diverse range of Leadership stakeholders, in line with 4 months, 5 weeks planning.
Position is responsible for ~ 4 contracts within the Maintenance Support Department

Drive an Incident Free environment through establishing and maintaining a strong safety culture
Responsible for ensuring positive HSE performance by personnel and contractors working under the guidance of the Lifting Specialist.
Ensuring compliance with HSE legislation, company standards and procedures under the area of responsibility to ensure employee safety, legislative compliance and responsible environmental attitude.
Lead cross discipline maintenance coordinators to provide robust PPM and CM data to support safe and efficient preparation, planning, execution and close out of base operations and crane campaign maintenance activities.
Lead and provide first level specialist technical advice and guidance to site/offshore personnel on the maintenance of plant/equipment troubleshooting, root cause analysis and investigations where required involving maintenance coordinators.
Provide technical and administrative support to the site offshore pedestal crane base operations; preparation of scopes of work for short term interventions, organization of vendors, supply direct support to site requests (vendors, spare parts, tooling, technical procedures, work packs and work order resourcing.
Visit offshore sites on regular basis to enhance collaboration and promote the understanding of goals to ensure information flow is maintained efficiently.
Manage the repair process for critical offshore pedestal crane equipment, including visits to local vendor workshops and warehouses.
Proactive management of offshore pedestal crane safety and business critical backlog.
Support Maintenance Engineering in developing of the offshore pedestal crane maintenance strategies for the maintenance and inspection.
Participate, as appropriate, in vendor/contractual audits.
Execution of class 2 modifications (vendor crane based modifications).
In collaboration with Maintenance Engineering department take leading role in management of repairs, overhaul and maintenance of offshore pedestal cranes. .
Ensure all certificates on installed cranes, produced during visits are stored in EDMS.
Ensure all certificates on spare parts scheduled to be used offshore(before stock shipment to offshore) are recorded in EDMS (by logistics) - as required.
Support the drive for Qatarisation
Identify opportunities to improve efficiency of all activities, improve equipment reliability and reduce operating costs.
Act as contract representative with ownership and cost management responsibility for key 3rd party operational support services.
Contractor/vendor performance management.
Share and adopt best practices across the company, support and identify opportunities to enhance consistency and alignment between assets, where practicably possible.
Provide technical support for all aspects of offshore pedestal crane and lifting operations as required.
Take part in JSA's as required for downgraded situations related to offshore pedestal cranes.
All staff must be willing to participate in Crisis Response Training and to assist during Emergency Response Situations if required

Qualifications & Experience:
Degree or industry recognized technical qualifications supported by industry experience (offshore and onshore oil and gas facilities).
Minimum of 10 years' experience working in the oil and gas industry in a similar role with at least 3 years in supervisory roles.
Strong leadership skills in a multi-cultural and highly technical specialized environment.
Thorough understanding and application of industry process safety guidelines and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of cross discipline maintenance requirements, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and planning processes.
Versatile, resilient and able to interact effectively with direct reports, peers and Senior Management on a daily basis.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to lead a large team.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Industry recognized training and professional certification.
Fluent in English (listening, writing and speaking) and its technical vocabulary

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