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HOT VACANCIES - Crane Operator Offshore

Advertisement start date: 30th January 2018

Location: Baku, Azerbaijan



Client’s profile




- Operate and takes care of the crane;

- Carry out lifting operation in a safe manner;

- Maintain contact with the bridge and the Deck Foreman during lifting operations;

- Operate the 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;

- 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 supervisors 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;

- Liaise with Bridge and 1st Assistant/Deck Foreman while executing any lifts that could affect the vessel stability;

- Make daily inspection of crane cables;

- Carry out daily routine maintenance to the crane and the operator’s cabin;

- Keep a high level of housekeeping on the crane and 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;

- Issue work instructions to the Tuggerhoist Operators;

- 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 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 the line manager.



- Technical education;

- Valid Crane Operator Stage 3 Certificate – mandatory (Sparrows or equivalent);

- Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a similar role including:

-  Subsea lift with use of Active Heave Compensator

-  Offshore personnel transfer operations

-  Offshore cargo operations

-  Lifting involving divers

-  Heavy lift about 300 tons;

- Good knowledge of English and fluent in Azerbaijani.


How to apply

You are welcome to send your CV with the subject “Crane Operator Offshore ” to