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Lifting and Hoist Supervisor

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


mselect is looking to hire a Lifting and Hoist Supervisor for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant job experience. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

  • To carry out lifting and hoisting discipline work of projects, supporting the projects for field development of facilities
  • To plan, organize, and control a Lifting and Hoist of the construction for the project

  • Develop and review the Lifting and Hoist procedure and standard for the project
  • Coaching/training for lifting and hoisting safely company employees and contractors
  • Run the lifting and hoisting procedure and move into the site supervisor role completing ongoing inspection and verification
  • Perform risk assessment of lifting and hoist in projects
  • Develop and review the method statement of lifting and hoisting
  • Review contractor’s lifting equipment and person’s certification
  • Assess and check the contractor’s lifting equipment and person`s abilities
  • Site supervising for all the contractor’s lifting activities including site TBT
  • Review and approve the lifting plan
  • Reviewing the lifting method statement submitted by contractors
  • Ability to lead/make safety audit and provide ideas for improvement
  • Other tasks assigned by the leader
  • Additional:
  • Responsible for coordinating with contractors as well as the contract holder
  • Responsible for ensuring safe work practices are followed by contractors reporting to line manager according to the laid out HSSE procedures
  • Responsible for raising material requisitions as applicable
  • Responsible for planning activities in the area of working of the team of Construction
  • Assist with any other appropriate duties and responsibilities as and when required
  • Ensure that the safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to as far as reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment
  • Perform all assigned tasks to the highest professional standards with due professional diligence and care


  • Technical qualification/certification in discipline and lifting and hoist recognition certification

  • Mechanical background with bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years minimum work large construction site experiences related to project scope (petrochemical/ oil/gas /chemical /industrial)
  • Experience in working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred

Language Proficiency and Software:
  • MS Office: Excel, MS teams: Advanced
  • Any other software as may be available from time to time
  • English: Excellent (Spoken & Written)

  • Proven Managerial Skills
  • Excellent Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Focus on continuous self-learning and Team Improvement
  • Good Technical Knowledge
  • Ability to impart training
  • Demonstrable experience in the ability to prepare meaningful reports.
  • Understanding the lifting operation Skills
  • Understand the global procedure of safe lifting practices and code

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.