Crane Operator

  • Full Time
  • Offshore


Crane Operator
Responsible for the safe and efficient execution of vessel loading/unloading operations as well as organizing and supervising the deck crews.Job Category: Operations (Offshore)
Location: Khobar
Rig Type: JackUp
Rig Name: West Ariel / West Cressida / West Leda



Responsible for/ensure:

·       Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.

·       Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.

·       That any operations do not exceed the limitations of the unit or its equipment.

·       Daily detailed planning is conducted for all upcoming operations.

·       Good and clear communications with all involved parties.

·       Compliance with Seadrill training, certification and competence requirements.

·       That all relevant personnel are adequately trained in handling emergencies.

·       That all emergency equipment is in good condition and configured as required.

·       Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.

·       Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required are performed.

·       Compliance with the standard for tidiness and cleanness.

·       Assume the safety role as per station bill and emergency preparedness plan.




Responsible for/ensure:

·       Organizing and supervising the deck crews.

·       Maintenance of cranes and other relevant lifting appliances.

·       All relevant governing documents are adhered to by direct reports.

·       All relevant governing documents are revised as and when required.

·       That clear daily operational guidelines are provided to all direct reports.

·       All drills and checks are conducted as required.

·       All applicable reports and logs are maintained as required by direct supervisor.

·       Safe and efficient execution of operations as per procedures.

·       Thorough handovers are provided at each daily change of shift.

·       Active participation in meeting activities.

·       Subordinates are trained to fill higher positions.

·       Other duties are performed as required and/or directed by his/her direct supervisor.


Assist with:

·       Deck or rig floor operations as required or directed.

·       Preparation for future drilling operations.




Responsible for/ensure:

·       That cranes and lifting appliances are maintained and maintenance is recorded.

·       All other relevant deck equipment is maintained and maintenance is recorded.


Assist with:

·       Maintaining sufficient stock of spare parts and materials required.

·       Ensuring operational preparedness of all safety and emergency equipment.




·       As per Corporate and Regional specific Delegation of Authority matrices.

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