Heavy Lift Crane Operator

Job details

Job reference nr.:TK-118152
Job category:Offshore Marine
Type of work:Permanent
Start date:November 1, 2021
Job duration:2 months
Schedule:5 Weeks On / 5 Weeks Off
Job location:International Waters

Short summary

Our client is looking for a Heavy Lift Crane Operator. Do you have the necessary skills? Contact our Offshore Marine team in Urk, Netherlands.

Job description

As Heavy Lift Crane Operator you operate the cranes of the largest crane vessels in the world. The cranes on our vessels have a lifting capacity ranging from 3,000 to 10,000 ton.

You are charged with the mechanical operation of the crane, following instructions from a dedicated person on deck and monitoring the instruments in the operator's cabin. Next to this you check and report regularly the mechanical functioning of the crane and machinery. 
Your other tasks are:

  • To adhere to safe working practices at all times and ensure avoidance of hoisting over people, live pipelines and critical equipment such as Remote Operating Vehicles;
  • To understand and strictly observe the emergency stop signs, radio and hand signals;
  • To daily check for and report any defect or malfunction (such as splits in construction, corrosion and splits in paint, wires etc.) of the crane and its equipment;
  • To monitor before lifting that lifts are properly hooked on and conditions are safe (e.g. no potential dropped objects);
  • To assist in crane maintenance as instructed by the Assistant Chief Engineer Vessel and or Chief Electrician;
  • To verify proper functioning of machinery and equipment and rectify if necessary;
  • To assist with reeving activities;
  • To validate proper choice of rigging and monitor position of hook related to the objects to be hoisted and rectify if necessary;
  • To attend the general toolbox talk at start of shift (work permitting);
To ensure a proper shift and job handover.

Job requirements

  • MTS/MBO diploma;
  • TCVT certificate or equivalent;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience on offshore cranes (>2000mt) floating;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English;
  • A technical background;
A flexible attitude.

More info

  • Modern and competitive package of employment benefits;
  • Excellent secondary labor conditions, such as a bonus scheme, a pension scheme and various insurances;
  • Challenging, substantive, varied work activities and the possibilities for personal development;
  • Opportunities to develop your own initiatives and to work independently within a team of committed colleagues.
  • Schedule: 5 Weeks on / 5 weeks off
Should you be interested in this position, please send your application via the apply button. For more information please contact the below mentioned vacancy contact stating the Job Reference Number mentioned above.