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High Risk Trainer & Assessor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Home Based
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/05/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:

Key Responsibilities:

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Development of industry training packages ensuring in-house training meets competency and capability assessment frameworks as defined by agreed industry standards and accrediting bodies' competency assessments.
  2. Appraisal of course participants and determine compliance with pre-requisite criteria's in accordance with key client's requirements.
  3. Manage the provision of high-quality training to high-risk operators and supervisory staff, targeting course participant evaluation results in the >90% range.
  4. Determine and develop ongoing high-risk competency verification processes and ensure full implementation and compliance within the company and third-party contractor operational workforce.
  5. Provide subject matter expertise for operational activity where risks are identified resulting in potential for stoppages, delays, injury, or damage.
  6. Provide adequate training reports of course participant evaluation to allow operational managers to act on any areas noted for improvement or consequence management where candidates are deemed unsuitable for engagement in high-risk tradecraft.
  7. Maintain frequent and collaborative technical relationships with the operational teams to ensure that the training delivered is current, accurate and validated.
  8. Autonomous authority to determine competency and capability skill of trainees to ensure compliance with company HSSEQ Management Systems (e.g. HSSEQ Competence and Capability Procedure).
  9. Authority to decline training candidate nominations received from management based on absence of agreed pre-requisites.
  10. May undertake whatever corrective action they feel reasonable at a given point in time to mitigate risk to people, environment or property.
  11. A major challenge of this position is the assisting of developing a safety culture in a multinational environment where perceptions of safety and risk vary considerably.

Minimum Requirements:


  • Hold a 3-year Degree / 2-year Diploma in engineering from an internationally recognised institution.
  • Fully conversant with Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (UK) and BS 7121 (UK) Code of Practice for the safe use of cranes as specified by client regulations.
  • Certified by LEEA, part-1 and any other part.
  • Advanced Rigger competency qualification e.g. NVQ 3 / 4 (UK), Cert IV (Australia) or OPITO Stage 4 or equivalent
  • Training and Assessment qualification at Level 4 or higher e.g. Training and Assessing (Australia), Training Assessment and Quality Assurance (UK), including Language, Literature and Numeracy modules or equivalent.
  • Three (3) years learning & development experience related to LE, preferable with a registered training organisation providing vocational educational training.


  • HSE qualification to a Level 4 as a minimum from an internationally recognised institution.

Experience Requirements:

  • Significant experience and demonstratable success with an internationally recognised business leader within heavy industry (e.g. Oil & Gas, Marine, Mine, Port, Power Generation, Manufacturing) as a Subject Matter Expert coaching and mentoring a workforce in a multinational environment where perceptions of safety and risk vary considerably.
  • Degree holder shall have a minimum of five (5) years' experience in any engineering failed (preferably Lifting Equipment) of which three (3) years has been spent in inspection and certification of LE.
  • Diploma holders shall have a minimum of eight (8) years' experience in any engineering failed (preferably Lifting Equipment) of which three (3) years has been spent in inspection and certification of LE.

The Company:
Our client is a reputable provider of logistics and marine services in the Middle East.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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