Lifting Specialist


About this role

About this role

1. Applies COMPANY Code of Practice for Lifting Equipment to provide guidance and oversee the activities and documentation required. Review and recommend improvements to key practices, procedures and plans ensuring effective and smooth project execution;2. Acts as Focal Point for Major Projects Lifting and Handling Operations. Reviews and approves Critical Lifting Plans and attends lifts as required. Have stewardship of all the cranes in major projects and maintain an updated list. Reports monthly to Major Projects of cranes certification status;
3. Determines standards for, and participates in, the monitoring and assessment of lifting operations;4. Provides technical support for the selection and qualification of Lifting Operation contractors/sub-contractors and ensures contractors’ processes and procedures are effective and meet COMPANY requirements and Qatar government regulations;
5. Leads the inspection and validation of all major projects lifting equipment prior to mobilisation including onshore, offshore and marine vessels / barges incoordination with respective PMT;6. Conducts risk based evaluation of complex technical issues that may have significant impacts to overall project execution and manages the timely delivery of technical deliverables and issues resolution;
7. Promotes best practice within COMPANY, sharing information and ideas with affected organizations;8. Verifies and ensures compliance with Company requirements, standards, specifications and instructions;
9. Supports MP projects through performance of audits and condition checks for fitness for purpose of lifting equipment, appliances and accessories.



• Bachelor degree in Engineering; • Industry related qualifications such as LEEA, OPITO, OSHA, or Hoisting Engineering license preferred;
• 15+ years of experience in discipline with at least ten years demonstrated senior engineering and field experience in lifting operations, lifting studies (engineering, calculations), lifting equipment inspection (onshore & offshore, containers, winches and powered hoists, overhead travelling cranes, runway beams and swing jibs, wire rope and assorted types of slings); • Knowledge of contractual requirements for lifting services provision including the methods and techniques for performance a lifting study (including crane load charts, effect of ground bearing capacity), and lifting plan design, validation, execution, monitoring and control;
• Knowledge of International standards such as API, ASME, BS, DNV, ISO, LOLER, NORSOK, SOLAS and experience in regulatory compliance;• Knowledge of marine class inspections of vessels relating to the testing, inspection and assessment of components installed on vessels in the shipyard and designed to transfer the load-path beyond the crane manufacturer's components onto the structure.

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