Crane Specialist

Saudi Arabia
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5 + Years Experience

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Crane Operator
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Saudi Arabia

Our client has an upcoming project in Saudi and is looking for a CRANE SPECIALIST (1-year contract)

Roles and Responsibility:

  • Perform day-to-day inspection; engineering and maintenance activities on Marine facilities heavy lift equipment, Marine Vessels and barges.
  • Prepare PM checklist for the lifting equipment and rigging tools inspection schedule.
  • Serve as a focal point of conducting health checks on all types of cranes (onshore offshore).
  • Develop PPM schedules for the heavy lift equipment.
  • Inspect rigging hardware, tools, custom made lifting accessories or tackles.
  • Responsible for performing health checks for all safety ensuring devices installed on offshore cranes.
  • Responsible for maintaining the data base of all types of heavy lift equipment.
  • To comply with company HSE and work permit system.
  • Technical Design and perform strength calculations and reports for heavy lift work.
  • Performing feasibility studies (lifting related).
  • Preparing mobilization manual and equipment checklist for lifting procedures.
  • Participating in risk identification sessions and JSA preparation prior operations and performing cranes inspections.
  • Giving support to interface engineering and liaison with 3rd parties (subcontractors, crew, clients, and certification authority).
  • Participate in Incident investigation related to offshore heavy equipment and implement recommendations for improvement.


Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or its equivalent.
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience preferably in hydraulic system and heavy lift equipment or related process industry.
  • Having relevant working experience in complex heavy lifting operations for the offshore industry.
  • Must be able to understand ballasting, mooring and sea fastening calculations and performing basics dynamic stability checks on vessel's barges carrying heavy equipment.
  • Must be able to analyze complex lifting scenario's and proposing economical and safe lifting solutions.
  • Must be able to understand international codes & standards related to heavy lifting equipment design, operations, inspection, maintenance and testing requirements.
  • Must be able to work in a team showing capability of training sub-ordinates.
  • Pragmatic and determined, stress-resistant self-starter who can adapt quickly.
  • Able to work well in a high-pressure environment, both individually and a team-player.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.