Assistant Crane Operator

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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3 + Years Experience

Company: Puglisevich
Skills: Crane Operator
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Part Time Contractor
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: Canada

This is a temporary position for 21 days, starting March 7th.



JOB SUMMARY: Assists in crane operations as qualified, supervises the roustabouts during lifting operation and general deck duties. Assists in first line maintenance and relevant lifting equipment; also, performs and directs lifting as required.



  • High school Diploma or Equivalent
  • Level/Stage 2 Crane Certificate required
  • 3+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi-sub drilling rig
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background/Pre-Employment Screening Checks


  • Operate the Rig's cranes as qualified in a safe and efficient manner working within the design specifications and environmental limits of the crane.
  • Be conversant and utilize appropriate company procedures for all lifting operations and ensures the inspection of all lifting equipment prior to use.
  • Ensure Company approved crane signals are utilized
  • Assist in the loading and off loading of equipment and supplies from supply boats and movement of materials around the rig and keeping accurate records.
  • Monitor deck cargo to ensure it is clear of obstructions and correctly sea fastened
  • Assist in keeping a running inventory of slings and lifting equipment in use as per lifting gear register. Record and remove damaged equipment.
  • Participate in all pre-job planning for deck operations.
  • Carry out first line maintenance and on tour checks and document as required.
  • Assist the Crane operator and Deck Foreman in organizing the deck for efficient and safe operation
  • Perform helideck duties as directed
  • Actively participate in safety, departmental, pre-tour, client meetings, etc.
  • Ensure that approved rig operating procedures are adhered to at all times. Report all unsafe activities, situations, and potential hazards to supervisor
  • Actively participate in the Safety Management Systems

It is the objective of Puglisevich to ensure employment equity within the workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents in Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.