Company: OBM Ltd
Skills: Rigging / Scaffolding
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Rotational Contractor
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Location: Iraq, Iraq


Lifting Technical Authority

Position: Long Term Contract / Permanent

Location: Oilfield Site based, Iraq

Rotation: 4 weeks on X 4 weeks off

In support of our global lifting and rigging specialist client, OBM are recruiting for an exciting and challenging opportunity to join our client's site-based team as Lifting Technical Authority.

As the successful candidate, you will be energetic, tenacious and driven, and have a proven track record of excellence and demonstrable strong understanding of working in remote locations with multi-cultural personnel.

You will have experience of working in high pressure operational conditions and locations and possess a mindset of continuous improvement along with extensive lifting experience of oil & gas land rig and heavy lift situations. A focus and

background in safety awareness and communication within a tight-knit team working in a hostile environment is essential.

Areas of expertise should include heavy-lifts, heavy transport, organisation of lifting operations and communication within a multi-lingual and multi-cultural workplace. Reporting to our client's Technical Manager, the role is a

rotational based position working at our client oilfield site in Iraq.

You may also be required to work at other client facilities in the UK or internationally. A full UK Driving Licence is essential.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Provide guidance and oversight of lifting operations across client operations including Drilling, Well-Services, Maintenance, Project/Construction and Warehouse activities

* Review, authorise and endorse lifting plans, method statements and risk assessments for all categories of lift

* Lifting engineering consultancy as required, for the development of any engineering studies, document or lifting incident investigation

* Support client needs both on-site and remote support as a subject matter expert

* Conduct technical reviews of client activities, equipment and personnel and provide technical reports

* Deliver competency assurance and development both internally and to clients

* Review and development of technical and training materials to client and internally

* Support client and company activities / departments as a technical function

* Instil best practice behaviour and activities

* Support quality assurance activities and mentor inexperienced colleagues

* Create and develop client and intercompany documentation, create and deliver training materials

* Development of client site based lifting community of practice

* Maintenance, assurance and audit of client certification / thorough examination processes

Minimum Competencies

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills

* Excellent Time Management skills

* Good documentation skills

* Crane and heavy lift knowledge

* Calendar and project stage gate management

* Land Rig Movement Experience

Desirable Competencies:

* Competence Assessor (OPITO/SQA)

* Significant experience in LTA / Lifting SME Role

* Mobile Crane Operator

* Forklift Operator

* MEWP Operator

* IOSH Managing Safely

Minimum Qualifications

* Degree Level (Engineering Preferred)

* CPCS Appointed Person (or equivalent)

* CPCS Crane Supervisor (or equivalent)

* LOLER Competent Person Assessment

* Rigging Competency (EAL / OPITO / ECITB etc)

* Banksman Slinger Competency (EAL / OPITO / ECITB etc)

As you would expect from a highly progressive client, an attractive remuneration package is available to the successful applicant.