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Appointed Person Lifting Operations

  • Job type: Temp-to-Perm
  • Sector: Environment & Infrastructure , Construction
  • Discipline: Site Management
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 2017-8898_1505297255

Job Description

Job title: Appointed Person Lifting Operations
Ref No: 2017-8898
Location: Aberdeen - Offshore
Project: Repsol OLS
Duration: Ad-Hoc

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.
Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Purpose / Role

Appointed Person - Moving Loads is formally appointed by the Site/Installation Responsible person to:
Act as the Site/Installation Responsible Persons representative (focal point) for all technical issues relating to lifting and moving loads
Provide safe systems of work for all activities associated with lifting and moving loads to ensure that all lifting operations can be carried out efficiently without risk to safety and in accordance with UK Statutory Regulations and the Client/AMEC Corporate standards
Act as the site/installation focal point for all technical matters relating to the specification, procurement and the Integrity Assurance process of all items of Lifting Equipment on the site/installation

Key aims and objectives

Ensure that all necessary regimes, standards, processes and procedures for the activities associated with lifting and moving of loads are established and are being suitably applied to provide assurance that all lifting operations are:
Properly planned by competent people
Risk assessed;
Appropriately Supervised;
Completed within the boundaries of a safe system of work
Ensure Lifting Equipment is correctly specified and regularly inspected to ensure it continues to be fit for purpose

Qualifications/Training

ECITB Appointed Person - Appointed Person Moving Loads (Certificate of Training) and TAP01 Planning a Rigging Operation (Certificate of Achievement)
In addition to the above qualifications:
Lifting Equipment Inspection
Rigging Loft Management
AMEC mandatory training (Induction, RA, etc)
Managing Working at Height
Use of Fall Arrest Suspension and rescue Equipment
Working at Height/Harness Equipment User
BOSIET/Approved Offshore Medical/MIST
Banksman/Slinging Stage 3 (OPITO)

Experience

Extensive experience and proven competence in the planning, risk assessment and safe implementation of lifting operations during the fabrication and HUC activities of structures(topsides, process plant modules, jackets, bridges, flare towers etc.), offshore and where applicable, for onshore construction sites
Fully conversant with in BSEN technical standards, processes and procedures for assuring the technical Integrity of lifting equipment (e.g. thorough examination, certification and inspection requirements)

Competencies

Extensive knowledge and understanding of the UK Regulations (LOLER, PUWER, HSWA) and with International standards and codes associated with lifting and hoisting operations and lifting equipment and the ability to disseminate the requirements of these to the Supervision and rigging team members
The ability to assess the vagaries of all categories of lifting operations to provide such planning, selection of crane(s), lifting accessories and equipment, instruction and supervision as is necessary for the task to be undertaken safely. This may include consultation with other responsible bodies if necessary and ensuring that, where different organizations are involved, they collaborate as necessary to ensure conformance with safe and good working practice.
Review and authorise/endorse all lift plans developed by the project/operations rigging team including specialist vendors and 3rd party contractors
The ability to provide technical advice and assistance in the inspection for malfunction, wear and tear, stress deformation, corrosion, misuse of and alterations to the original design of lifting appliances and accessories, raising defect reports and removing such items from service
Be knowledgeable of the requirements of lifting equipment certification and for maintaining a register of all AMEC owned or hired portable lifting equipment on the installation
The ability to read/understand procedures/ specifications/drawings/etc in particular those pertaining to rigging & lifting operations

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