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Crane Operator 

The Crane Operator is responsible for supervising and organizing operations related to loading, unloading and mobilizing drilling equipment and other equipment as well as any odd deck work; he shall in addition participate in the physical work. The person also has a responsibility for the first-line maintenance of cranes and relevant lifting appliances.

Job Category: Full Time/Regular
Location: Norway
Rig Name: West Bollsta

Qualification requirements 
Minimum 2 years’ experience as assistant crane operator on a mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) 
G5 certificate, offshore cranes
Deck operator certificate as set out in NORSOK R003 Safe use of lifting equipment
Valid offshore medical certificate approved by Norwegian authorities
Valid health certificate for members of the MODU’s fire-fighting team
Valid offshore safety training certificate approved by Norwegian authorities



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.