Vacancy Details

Site Lifting Specialist

Site Lifting Specialist

Job Specification

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of the Site Lifting Specialist is to serve as the expert in routine / non routine, critical, and heavy lift for offshore operations, as well as onshore, as required.
  • To review / audit lifting equipment at various offshore & onshore worksites
  • Review project lifting plans, procedures & operations.
  • Provide technical lifting installation support to the project.
  • Ensure compliance of all lifting operations wit QatarEnergy LNG rules.

  • Key Accountabilities

    (Duties include but not limited to)

  • Act as the focal point offshore & as required on site, for all project lifting matters including approval of related documents submitted by Contractor
  • Coordinates with MP Lifting SME, OPCO Lifting SME, Company Representative, Contractor and TPIA for Lifting related issues.
  • Ensures all activities are undertaken in compliance with Company QHSES policies, regulations and standards.
  • Assists Project Management with lifting procedures & drawings review and technical support of execution matters.
  • Responsible for overseeing Lifting activities executed by Contractor offshore and as required onshore worksites.
  • Participate in inspection of lifting equipment to be used within project operations including hired and Contractor's equipment.
  • Performs surveillance inspection on the Contractors lifting equipment and verifies its condition and validity for continued use.
  • Conducts equipment audits ensuring all relevant certification and audits are up to date and that any close-out actions from audits have been carried out.
  • Stewards in the management of change (MOC) process and is the Company point of contact on the worksite for all site lifting queries.
  • Undertakes complex lifting tasks and acts as a source of guidance for staff. Is expected to handle all but the most complex problems and difficulties that might arise with regards to any lifting operations.

  • Reporting and Relationships

    Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

    • Working in a challenging offshore environment
    • Assist with problem solving utilizing prior experience
    • Manage incident response
    • Awareness of International lifting standards and best practices
    • Communication within a multi-cultural team environment
    • focal point for Lifting Operations onsite

    Minimum Requirements

    Technical and Business Skills

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook e-mail system

    Behavioural Competencies

    SHE Understanding (4)

    Ethics and Integrity (4)

    Trust and Empowerment (3)


    Others (4)

    Communication and Information Sharing (3)

    Innovation (2)

    Job Knowledge (4)

    Quality/Quantity of Work (4)

    Planning and Organizing (4)

    Initiative/Commitment (3)

    Interpersonal Skills (4)

    Service Orientation (2)

    Problem Solving (4)

    Supervising and Coaching

    Others (4)


    • Minimum of 15 years' experience in similar discipline with at least 10 years demonstrated senior field experience in lifting operations, lifting preparation (lift plans), lifting supervision and lifting equipment inspection.
    • Demonstrate extensive experience in lifting & rigging especially in critical & heavy lifts in offshore Greenfield and Brownfield environment
    • Valid Certifications issued by Internationally Recognized bodies as Competent Lifting Specialist

    Knowledge and/or Experience

    • Knowledge of different types of lifting equipment/cranes on heavy lift barges (in anchored & DP modes), jack-up barges, land based mobile/fixed cranes.
    • Inspection of lifting equipment & devices to confirm compliance with Code requirements
    • Experience in review of lifting engineering for, e.g., load curves, stability of barges, rigging calculations, etc.
    • Knowledge of International standards such as LOLER, BS, LEEA, DNV and experience in regulatory compliance. Experience within Qatar is added value.
    • Fluent in English, spoken and written.

    Equal Opportunities:

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