Crane Operator Offshore
JOB TITLE: Crane Operator Offshore
EMPLOYER: Oil Company DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-01 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2019-05-31

Crane Operator Offshore

Education: Technical education;

Work experience: Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a similar role including:

 Subsea lift with use of Active Heave Compensator
 Offshore personnel transfer operations
 Offshore cargo operations
 Lifting involving divers
 Heavy lift about 300 tons

Knowledge of Languages: English (good), Azerbaijani (fluent)

Other Skills/Certificates Required: Valid Crane Operator Stage 3 Certificate – mandatory (Sparrows or equivalent).


• Operate and takes care of the crane;
• Carry out lifting operation in a safe manner;
• Maintain contact with the bridge and the Deck Foreman during lifting operations;
• Operate the crane within the designed crane load capacity, in accordance with the derating tables applicable to existing weather and sea state conditions;
• Perform basket transfers where permitted and safe to do so;
• Be aware of the surroundings in terms of potential clashes with other vessel equipment;
• Be aware of crane limits in terms of reach and capacity;
• On vessels with multiple cranes, be aware of the interaction with other cranes and proactively intervene in order to avoid any interference during simultaneous operations;
• Interact with the supervisors in order to define the lifting procedures;
• Report any crane equipment malfunctioning to own supervisor;
• Ensure that all safe work procedures for crane lifts are adhered to;
• Liaise with Bridge and 1st Assistant/Deck Foreman while executing any lifts that could affect the vessel stability;
• Make daily inspection of crane cables;
• Carry out daily routine maintenance to the crane and the operator's cabin;
• Keep a high level of housekeeping on the crane and in the operator's cabin;
• Liaise with 2nd Engineer/Crane Engineer/Chief Electrician/Vessel Equipment Engineer on crane maintenance and performance, in order to ensure that repairs and preventive maintenance are carried out properly;
• Carry out weekly inspection of the crane in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations;
• Fill up the crane log book as required for all lifts above 50 ton;
• Issue work instructions to the Tuggerhoist Operators;
• Stop the lifting activity if required on safety or technical grounds, if continuing could cause any damages or injuries;
• Report to the 1st Assistant, while taking instructions directly from the Deck Foreman during lifting operations;
• Fully adhere, at all times and irrespective of the work place, to Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) policies, procedures and requirements;
• Perform other related duties as assigned by the line manager.

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