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Offshore Gantry Crane Operator

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Company from the Oil & Gas industry is looking for candidates for the position of Offshore Gantry Crane Operator for their Pipe Layer Vessel, location is worldwide (currently in Spain, next in Equatorial Guinea).

Role Description

Operate and take care of the Gantry Crane onboard offshore construction vessels


Operate the gantry 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
Check that the crane rails are unobstructed and that the gantry structure has sufficient clearance from objects stored on the deck before moving the cranes
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



  • Fluent English 
  • Fluent Spanish or Portuguese
  • Offshore Crane Operator Stage 3 cert and IMCA Crane Op. Logbook mandatory
  • Experience in this position


Project, flag:

Pipe Layer Vessel  (Bahamas Flag)




Offshore Gantry Crane Operator

Contract start:

ASAP (indicatively from mid-May 2020)

Contract duration:

30.06.2020 renewable


Medical insurance, D&D, Life and Income Protection


Prepaid Economy class ticket at beginning, end of CNT and for each work leave rotation cycle

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