Company: OBM
Skills: Environmental, Safety & Training, Heavy Lift / Pipelay, Crane Operator
Other Skills: Rigging
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Texas, USA, TX, US



To provide support to the management team with reference to all lifting operations to be undertaken by the project.




Act as senior project representative for Lifting Operations.

Senior Lifting Operations supervisory role maintaining safe systems of work, reporting on assessments and audits, resolution of safety issues, etc

To lead all those involved with lifting operations in delivering the work scope in accordance with the applicable specifications, procedures, method statements, risk assessments etc that apply and in a safe and efficient manner within the planned target dates.

Ensuring inspection criteria is adhered to and reported effectively.




Produce and review lifting plans/risk assessments and method statements for the project

Ensure high quality risk assessments are carried out for all lifting activities, with particular attention to recognizing the impact of change

Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personnel and individuals' performance

Implement client lifting policies and procedures

Carry out rigging loft and equipment checks as per the scheme of compliance

Carry out work in accordance with Project requirements, standards and procedures

Promote and encourage team safety performance through participation in Tool Box Talks, Audits and Risk Assessment

Support the development of a suitable and competent workforce capable of executing rigging and lifting operations, including training and assessment of personnel using NSL Training and Competency Packages.

Site assurance checks on lifting equipment

Ensure continuous improvement and best practice

Demonstrate exemplary safety behavior, be a role model

Participate in and support safety plans, policies and procedures

Maintaining project procedures to align with current legislation and communicate to the lifting community






Excellent vocal communicator

Excellent written communication skills

Lifting Operations Training

Lifting Operations Competency

Computer literate




Bachelor's Degree

Assessor or Verifier qualification

Manual Handling Assessor

Accident / Incident Investigation

Supervisory Management

Teaching/Instructional Experience

Bilingual - English and Spanish





Demonstrable relevant experience in rigging & lifting operations

Demonstrable experience in a supervisory role in rigging & lifting operations

Demonstrable experience in creating and approving lifting plans and method statements.



Demonstrable offshore experience in a supervisory/foreman role in rigging & lifting operations

Conversant with Lifting Legislation and Standards


Personal Qualities


Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

Demonstrate commitment to safety

Flexible - able to comply with company and client requirements

Ability to work with other disciplines

Confident - ability to work on own initiative

Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

Has a desire to learn and develop within the role