Appointed Person – NPCC – UAE – Abu Dhabi

Job Description
? Select the correct crane and accessories for the specific task ? Prepare the lift plan and ensure the required controls are in place ? Ensure that the lifting equipment is maintained, examined and appropriate for use ? Check that load integrity and stability are satisfactory ? Ensure that people involved are competent for performing their task, aware of the task and procedures to be followed, and aware of their responsibilities ? Ensure competent supervisor available should the Appointed Person delegate his duties of part thereof to others ? Ensure all necessary test certificates and other documents are available ? Ensure all other statutory requirements and any necessary work permits are in place ? Identify all hazards and restricted areas ? Ensure that the person directing crane movements (Signaler / Banksman) is readily identifiable to the crane operator by wearing high visibility clothing or distinguishing markings ? Ensure that the workplace is provided with adequate lighting for night lifting ? Brief people involved in or affected by the lift ? Ensure the lift is carried out following the plan. Suspend the lift if changes or conditions (e.g. wind) occur that would cause a deviation from the plan ? Monitor the performance of all involved personnel to ensure that adequate standards of performance are maintained ? Manage any special issues such as language barriers and new/inexperienced staff ? Check that there is no deviation from standards for routine lifts ? Shall allow for concurrent or simultaneous operations that may affect or be affected by the lift, e.g., helicopter operations, ballast control, other cranes

Skills Required
1. 3 years Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent 2. 4-days Appointed Person Course by an ADNOC Offshore Approved Training Provider is an added value 3. Minimum 5 years’ experience of offshore and onshore lifting operations in a similar role in oil & gas industry

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