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Main Crane Operator above 2000 tons

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Company from the Oil & Gas industry is looking for Main crane operator above 2000 tons for Offshore.


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
  • Performs 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)
  • 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


  • Heavy Lift experience (Jacket installation, Windfarm Offshore Installation, Pile installation, Hammering, decommissioning of platforms, Top side Installation, etc.)
  • IMCA log book , with previous heavy lift experience records
  • Experience with Huisman / NOV AmClyde (is a plus)
  • Experience in managing tugger hoist operators during heavy lifts
  • Experience in heavy Lift on DP Vessels
  • Experience in heavy lifts > 2000 tons
  • At least 5 years experience in heavy lifts in combination of vessel ballast system
  • Stage 3 certificate BS7121 p11 (Sparrows or Enermech would be a plus)
  • Also candidates with experience with “old “ generation cranes, such as Clyde Crane, full mechanical system,  will be considered
  • NO drilling , NO jack up, NO onshore heavy lift, ONLY floating & semisub vessels are considered suitable for this position


Project, flag:

Vessel – TBC




Main crane operator above 2000 tons

Contract start:


Contract duration:

30.06.2022 renewable  

Work/leave cycle:

42/42 (42 calendar days on site followed by 42 unpaid calendar days of leave)

Working hours:

7 days a week / 12 hours a day




Death & Disability, Life, Medical insurance, Income Protection


Economy class

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