Equipment Operator (Onshore)

Job Type: Full Time
Career Level:: Higher Level

Primary purpose of the job :
Responsible for operation of plant mobile equipment (Crane, Forklift, Man Lift, Heavy Duty Truck, electric
overhead cranes, gantry cranes, monorail hoist). Performs the duties as per instructions of rigging supervisor or rigging foreman.

  • Duties and Responsibilities :
    Reports to rigging supervisor or rigging foreman. Work according to well define procedures and instruction.
  • Reports to the Team Leader/Rigging Supervisor, of Qatargas Garage Operations.
  • Receives instructions and work orders from rigging supervisor.
  • Check the weight and size of the load to be lifted, set up the crane for lifting in acceptable condition (safe operating radius and in its heights load capacity as specified by crane load, boom charts and quadrant position.
  • Receives cranes signals from a designated banks man / rigger and initiates a lift as required in crane and rigging operation in carrying out maintenance task / job.
  • Check the weight and size of the load to be shifted, set up the truck or trailer in loading acceptable condition and position. For all the loads proper latching to be done before shifting the load.
  • Operate forklift and undertake loading and offloading of equipment and materials on and off Lorries / trailers, stocking of materials for storage, issuing and release inside workshop(s) and / or yard(s).
  • Drives, Truck & Trailer in specific speed limits of respective roads. No speeding and overtaking is allowed for Crane, Forklift and / or Trucks & Trailers.
  • Perform daily pre–operational inspection / checks as instructed / mentioned in crane/forklift/man lift/truck daily checklist prior initial use and fill–up vehicle log form provided.
  • Identify and report to heavy equipment mechanic / rigging supervisor any potential defective in crane, forklift, man lift or truck parts and / or components showing excessive wear, damage etc.that might affect personnel, the crane, forklift, man lift, truck or other equipment.
  • Never in any circumstances operates a crane, forklift, man lift, truck and the likes in an unsafe, unacceptable working condition or with defective parts or component.
  • Perform other duties as directed.
  • Be at least 21 years of age and above.

Experience, Knowledge and skills :
Educational Qualifications :

  • Completion of secondary education from a recognized institution
  • Have minimum 5 years’ experience as lifting equipment operator.
  • Certificate of competence issued by industrial school or equivalent authority to operate mobile lifting
  • Formal training in the operation and use of lifting equipment and tackle (rigging)
  • Crane Operator Certificates of Competence fall into two categories, namely: a)Onshore Crane Operator Certificate  Relevant Work Experience :
  • Minimum three (3) days training for fresh hands and two (2) days for the refreshers.
  • Be physically and medically fit with regard to eyesight, hearing, reflexes and ability to operate the equipment.
  • Safety oriented.

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