Head of Lifting

Vacancy number • PUB407535

  • Manage the construction and execution activities performed by the Contractor and Sub-Contractors and ensure execution of the project is completed within approved project parameters including safety, quality, cost, and schedule in order to meet Project objective.
  • Work in a highly visible project environment with large capital expenditure, significant expectations for flawless project execution in safety, quality, cost and schedule performance.

About this role

  • Uphold safety, health, environmental and worker welfare performance of all site execution activities.
  • Implements and sustains a strong safety culture to the Construction Team, Contractor, its Sub-contractors, and Vendors by monitoring site activities and by inspiring safety commitment via demonstration of safety leadership by example.
  • Ensures compliance to all relevant safety, health and environmental procedures and policies to promote a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Uphold Project Quality requirements through visible support to the Project’s Quality Management System and ensures Contractor and sub-contractors execute work to the highest level of quality possible to facilitate a trouble-free start-up and long-term facility availability and reliability.
  • Review, verify and approve the EPs Contractor’s lifting/rigging, construction sequence, construction engineering, work plans, pre-task planning and method statements to ensure construction activities are completed in accordance with Onshore Project procedures, regulations, specifications, and standards.
  • Direct the Contractor in planning, scheduling, and implementing the construction execution plan, method statements, and other relevant procedures to ensure the work plan and scopes are aligned with project strategies and deliver the safe execution of the project.
  • Identify project deviations and schedule slippages and implement the required solutions.
  • Facilitate constructability reviews, brownfield activities preparation and construction review meetings and complete all reports, ensuring the areas of concerns and specific technical issues are identified and tackled on time, with relevant mitigations in line with project specifications and requirements.
  • Direct the Contractor towards construction completion, provide assistance and direction in the Mechanical Completion, in coordination with Onshore construction support departments as required, and provide support to Commissioning and Start-up activities, working with all involved parties to facilitate these activities.
  • Complete construction reporting as required by Project Heavy Lift Manager ensuring the content of Contractor’s reports and records are reviewed and approved to ensure compliance with project contractual requirements.
  • Provide inputs in construction stages to identify, manage and resolve any contractual issues related to construction and/or site interface.
  • Support engineering with construction clarifications for issuance of relevant Change Orders; and lead the team in the analysis and implementation of approved Change Orders to ensure it satisfies Company needs as well as compliance to the LNG Project Management of Change (PMOC) processes.
  • Monitor project construction costs by reviewing and approving the performance and progress of Contractor and its subcontractors ensuring adequate control and changes in work procedures are established and the correction of non-conformance report items support QA/QC compliance.
  • Provide technical advice to project team in respect to the delivery of construction and mechanical completion activities. Participate and support cost-schedule-quality-functionality optimization initiatives and constructability/risk assessment inputs for Project and for Onshore, via Onshore Construction support departments.
  • Be accountable for the team’s results based on result-orientation, analysis capability and decision-making skills, while promoting team spirit, initiatives, and confidence within the team.
  • Be accountable for Lifting/rigging staff under your supervision.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Internationally accredited crane operation certificate (expired acceptable)
  • LEEA inspection diploma
  • Internationally accredited rigging certification
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Lifting and Rigging with experience in Project Execution, with a strong background in fabrication, construction and management of large and complex brownfield field construction activities.
  • Proven experience with Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) methodology and systems completion management and associated databases.
  • Experience with major and first tier Contractors, Sub-Contractors and Vendors involved in the oil and gas industry.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 10 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • Dec 2027, renewable
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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