Crane Operator (NS)

Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Company: Puglisevich
Skills: Crane Operator
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, 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.

Located in region: North America


Crane Operator

REPORTS TO: Barge Engineer/Assistant Rig Manager/Rig Manager
LOCATION: Offshore, Nova Scotia
TYPE OF RIG: JackUp; Regina Allen



Operate Drillship/MODU cranes in support of drilling operations. Ensure all operations are proceeding in a safe and responsible manner.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experienced in offshore drilling operations
  • 6+ months of comparable experience
  • Basic Survival Training (BST)
  • H2S Alive
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Fall Protection
  • Regulatory Awareness
  • HLO (Helicopter Landing Officer) Certificate
  • Offshore Fire Team (OFT)
  • Stage/Level 3 Crane Certificate
  • Rigging Slinging & Banksman
  • WHMIS 2015
  • CAPP Medical
  • Must pass Drug Screen and Background/Pre-Employment Screening Checks.



Drilling Operations

  • Direct Roustabouts as necessary to support on-going rig operations.
  • Must have completed orientation process and be familiar with all company safety policies and procedures as outlined in the safety handbook.
  • Safely and efficiently perform all duties assigned by the Rig Manager or designated representative during drilling, work over and completion operations.
  • Attend and participate in pre-tour, post tour, special operations and weekly safety meetings.
  • Inform the Rig Manager or Barge Engineer prior to any equipment / weight move.
  • Ensure that all bulk material hoses are extended and purged with boat's air system prior to use.
  • Knowledgeable in all crane and rigging safety instructions and regulations.
  • Be knowledgeable on operational limits of cranes and associated lifting equipment.
  • Ensures correct hand signals used for crane operations.
  • Records all heavy lifts and lifts contrary to manifest in the crane report.
  • Responsible for rigging and moving of equipment and materials.
  • Maintain records of weights and their locations being on and off the vessel and submitted to chief mate for stability calculations.
  • Other Duties as Required

Maintenance and Repair

  • Ensure all deck / equipment maintenance areas are kept clean and all tools are properly stored or racked in designated areas
  • Responsible for maintaining the exterior of the hull, main deck, substructure and heliport.
  • Inspect the cranes daily and lubricate as required by the maintenance manual and applicable code requirements, American Petroleum Institute (API), ABS and DNV.
  • Ensure cranes are kept clean.
  • Must know how to inspect the crane's systems and equipment and associated rigging equipment.
  • Be knowledgeable of the company paint specifications and procedures.
  • Complete daily and weekly crane reports in a timely fashion and notify supervisor of any defects.
  • Inspect, maintain and keep a complete and up-to-date inventory of all slings, chains, ropes, shackles, and other hoisting equipment.
  • Maintain records on all maintenance and work done on the cranes.
  • Other duties as required



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 Nova Scotia 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.


To apply, please send your resume to