Crawler Crane Operator
Oil Company

Work Location: Offshore Construction Vessel

• Operate the crawler crane on deck within the designed crane load capacity, in accordance with the derating tables applicable to existing weather and sea state conditions;
• Perform basket transfers where permitted and safe to do so;
• Hold the Offshore Crane Operator certification (level 2 for unsupervised inboard lifts; level 3 for unsupervised offshore lifts), except for junior crane operators under training, who are not permitted to perform unsupervised lifts until the appropriate certification is obtained;
• Be aware of the surroundings in terms of potential clashes with other vessel equipment;
• Be aware of crane limits in terms of reach and capacity;
• On vessels with multiple cranes, be aware of the interaction with other cranes and proactively intervene in order to avoid any interference during simultaneous operations;
• Interact with the superiors in order to define the lifting procedures;
• Report any crane equipment malfunctioning to own supervisor;
• Ensure that all safe work procedures for crane lifts are adhered to;
• Make daily inspection on the crane;
• Carry out daily routine maintenance to the crane and the operator's cabin;
• Keep a high level of housekeeping in the operator's cabin;
• Liaise with 2nd Engineer/Crane Engineer/Chief Electrician/Vessel Equipment Engineer on crane maintenance and performance, in order to ensure that repairs and preventive maintenance are carried out properly;
• Carry out weekly inspection of the crane in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations;
• Fill up the crane log book as required for all lifts above 50 ton;
• Stop the lifting activity if required on safety or technical grounds, if continuing could cause any damages or injuries;
• Report to the 1st Assistant, while taking instructions directly from the Deck Foreman or 2nd Assistant during lifting operations;
• Fully adhere, at all times and irrespective of the work place, to Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) policies, procedures and requirements;
• Perform other related duties as assigned by Superior.


Qualifications & Experience:

Education: Technical education

Work Experience: At least 2 years' experience in a similar role as Crawler Crane Operator 100 ton

Certificate: - Valid Crane Operator Stage 3 – mandatory;
- Level 6 Crane Operator qualification certificate approved by the Ministry of Emergency Situations (FHN) is an advantage

Knowledge of Languages: Azerbaijani (fluent), English (good), Russian (good)


Other skills/Certificates Required:
• Capability to communicate by radio and/or using visual signals;
• Capability to manoeuvre the crawler crane;
• Capability to perform a pre-operational crane check using the appropriate check list;
• Capability to safely operate in case of malfunction, failure or emergency;
• Capability to safely handle cargoes pipes and heavy loads;
• Capability to safely perform basket transfers using man riding cranes;
• Knowledge of crane operations limits including weather limitations;
• Knowledge of offshore crane operator certification system and crane operator logbook;
• Capability to put into practice the knowledge acquired with HSE trainings;
• Knowledge of Permit To Work System;
• Knowledge and correct use of Risk assessment and Job Safety Analysis.


(+99412) 5961868

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Oil Company


- negotiable