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CRANE OPERATOR JOB DESCRIPTION

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STATUS: URGENT
Profession: CRANE OPERATOR
Rotation: UNEVEN 90/30
Vessel type: FPSO

LOCATION

Country: ANGOLA
Placement: FPSO

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Operate the vessel pedestal crane 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, 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;
• Where present, and within the limits of own capabilities, operate the articulated boom on knuckle boom pedestal cranes;
• Where present, and within the limits of own capabilities, operate the active / passive heave compensation systems during lifting;
• Interact with the superiors in order to define the lifting procedures;
• Report any crane equipment malfunctioning to his/her supervisor;
• Ensures 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

REQUIREMENTS

Sparrow 3 certification; Previous experience on board floaters

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