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Lifting Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/11/2019
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:
The job holder's overall responsibility is to act as a technical expert in lifting and handling service. As such, he shall: 
Promote safe handling and lifting operations in reference to Company HSE policy and international standards 
Develop the Lifting Management System (LMS) in Company as and if required by senior management and ensure its understanding and application by relevant employees and contractors 
Undertake/participate periodic reviews and audits of contractor LMS as required, with particular focus on higher risk activities 
Validate competency of contractor employees, responsible for Lifting/Handling operations 
Review and approve contractor lifting plans 
Plan and monitor budget and contractual payment process related to Lifting/Handling operations
Assess contractor lifting and handling procedures and review engineering calculation for critical lifts
Develop the Site lifting and handling procedures from the Commissioning phase till start-up
Approve critical lifting plans and attend the lifts
Perform condition spot checks to verify contractor monitoring program and fitness for purpose of lifting appliances/accessories, CCUs and evaluate their utilization on site
Provide lifting and handling expertise advice to Company Managers
Participate in lifting and handling audits of the contractor
Ensure incidents are reported and participate in analysis of all lifting related events
Participate in the competency assessment of lifting/handling operations personnel;
Participate in development and monitor implementation of training plan for lifting/handling operations personnel
Provide feedback for contractor's rules and instructions for lifting and handling operations (LMS)
Develop lifting plans for all Company routine lifting operations.
Develop work instruction for lifting activities and equipment to match Best Industrial Practice.
Responsible for coordination of periodic integrity inspections and certifications of Lifting Equipment and color coding activities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum 10 Years in Crane, Rigging and Handling at Supervisory / Management level. 
Industry related qualifications such as LEEA/ EAL / OPITO / CPA 
The Lifting Specialist must have experience in lifting operation in different fields of application (supervision, calculation, inspection, etc) and in particular with heavy lifts offshore.

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