About this role: Lifting Specialist Sub-Sea Structures
- Expertise in heavy and critical lifting operations; review/audit of lifting equipment; review of lifting plans and lifting procedures and ensure compliance of lifting operations with HSE rules.
- Manages and controls all lifting activities of the Project, both in terms of design, fabrication and ultimately during Offshore installation & Hook-up to ensure the technical aspects are safely met within the approved scope and schedule.
- Supervises the lifting teams and ensures co-ordination with HSE Inspectors and HSE officers as well.
- Establish an effective communication with Contractor’s team.
- Act as the focal point on site for all lifting matters.
- Ensure all activities are undertaken in compliance with Company Safety, Health and regulations.
- Advises and assists NFS Jackets lifting activities, progress, and issues. Carries out risk assessments and identification of mitigation actions.
- Provides technical support for the selection and qualification of lifting operations and lifting contractors / sub-contractors and ensures contractors’ processes and procedures are effective and meet standards and requirements and are in line with Qatar government regulations.
- Promotes best practice within Company, sharing information and ideas with affected organizations.
- Review and recommend improvements to key practices, procedures and plans ensuring effective and smooth project execution.
- Coordinates with Major Projects lifting SME, OPCO Lifting SME, Company Representative, Head of HSE , Contractor and TPIA for Lifting related issues.
- Review and approve non-routine lifting plans.
- Participate in inspection of lifting equipment to be used in Sub-Sea Structures in operations including hired and Contractor’s equipment. Performs surveillance inspection on the Contractors lifting equipment and verifies its condition and validity for continued use.
- Randomly verify the record of pre use checks carried out on Lifting Equipment on a case-by-case basis during the day-to-day operations.
- Participate in review and approval of technical offers of new lifting equipment prior to placing any purchase order by contractor.
- Responsible to oversee the execution of lifting activities at site.
- Participates in root cause failure analysis for Lifting Equipment failures.
- Engineering Degree, Diploma or significant experience in heavy lifting operations.
- Minimum of 8 years’ experience in discipline with at least 3 years demonstrated senior field experience in lifting operations, lifting preparation (lift plans), lifting supervision and lifting equipment inspection.
- Knowledge of the different types of offshore and onshore cranes.
- Member of LEEA, experience in lifting engineering (load curves, bearing capacity effect of the ground, stability of barges).
- Knowledge of International standards such as LOLER, ILO, BS, PUWER and experience in regulatory compliance
- Good contact and training skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on teamwork and the ability to communicate and interact in a multicultural environment. Ability to prepare a daily report.
- Valid Bosiet is a plus.
- Very good knowledge of lifting standards.
- A good proficiency in written and spoken English.
- Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis with the local personnel without translation.
- Computer literacy involving the regular use of professional office applications and some technical applications
- Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
- Work Schedule:
- 10 Hours / 6 Days
- 30 Sep 2026 with possible extension
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