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LOLER / Appointed Person

  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
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  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 2019-14449_1559918417

Job Description

Worley is currently recruiting for a Loler Appointed Person (APLO) for a duration of 6 months to be based in our Aberdeen City Centre office.

This role will require occasional offshore visits.

Key aims and objectives:

  • will be to 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.

Role Requirements:

  • Responsible to the OIM for providing the assurance through technical audit that the management, control and execution of lifting operations are in compliance with the UK Statutory Regulations, the Clients Lifting Standards and procedures, and where applicable, the Worley Corporate Lifting standards
  • Lifting operations are being undertaken within a safe system of work e.g. properly planned, risk assessed, appropriately supervised and carried out in a safe manner by competent personnel
  • Provide technical guidance and support to the offshore Rigging teams to ensure all lifting operations are implemented safely and efficiently and in accordance with LOLER and BS7121 Parts 1, 2, 3 and any other applicable project specific lifting standards
  • Custodian for the management of change process for lift plans, ensuring all changes to lift plans are formally documented, evaluated and where applicable endorsed by the appropriate technical authority(s). All changes to lift plan must be endorsed by the Appointed Person

All candidates should hold the following Qualifications & certification:

  • NVQ L3 in Moving loads or constructing capital plant steel structures
  • Opito stage 3/4 in rigging and lifting
  • LOLER Competent Person (Certificate of Competence OPITO) OR ECITB Appointed Person - Appointed Person Moving Loads (Certificate of Training) with tap 01
  • Lifting Equipment Inspection
  • Rigging Loft Management
  • BOSIET/EBS
  • Approved Offshore Medical

Ideally, candidates will also have the following experience:

  • Extensive experience and proven competence in the planning, risk assessment and safe implementation of all lifting operations
  • 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)
  • 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 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.
  • 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
  • The ability to read/understand procedures/ specifications/drawings/etc in particular those pertaining to rigging & lifting operations
  • Ability to coach and provide on the job training for all rigging personnel, particularly trainees, to ensure the progression toward the skill sets required to achieve the required Industry competence standard for the specific role

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