Crane Operator (Offshore)

  • 1110 Unifab Road, New Iberia, LA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Crane Operator position is a Platform rig crewmember whose primary workstation is operating the cranes. The position also assists the deck coordinator with crane work, pipe deck activities, i.e. offloading, and back loading support vessels. The crane operator collaborates with the deck coordinator and driller to assist with the daily planning of activities associated with drilling operations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide visible leadership with a Total Ownership attitude. Owns safety standard.
  • Perform daily inspections of cranes and equipment prior to startup.
  • Enforce, clarify, and follow Company and Client policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Promote operational excellence through procedural discipline.
  • Follow the Client’s daily drilling / lift plans.
  • Responsible for upholding morale and maintaining order among the crew.
  • Comply with platform emergency response plan or station bills during emergencies and / or drills.
  • Off load and load supply boats of any equipment necessary for platform operations.
  • Transfer materials and equipment as required, anywhere on the platform.
  • Assist with the preparation of tubular, tools and equipment when required.
  • Perform additional duties, responsibilities, and special projects as may be directed.
  • Know and understand the capacities, operating procedures and limitations of the equipment to be operated.

 

Qualifications

SKILLS AND ABILITIES / SAFETY ACCOUNTABILITIES / COMPETENCIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Able to identify and understand functionality of various rig equipment.
  • Able to identify and understand functionality of various tubular sizes and thread types.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in basic rigger’s role to ensure safe lifting operations are performed.
  • Knowledgeable of mechanical systems and be skilled at working with hand and power tools.
  • Can demonstrate knowledge and execution of the following operations:
    • Dropped objects prevention
    • Line of sight, zone of exclusion and safe zone operations
    • Pipe measurement, number, strapping and tallying of pipes
  • Must have good verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate in English with staff, management, customers and vendors. 
  • Must possess sound reasoning skills, common sense and the ability to follow directions.
  • Must possess basic mathematical skills (equivalent to a high school education).
  • Education, experience, and certifications:
    • High School diploma is required
    • Must be able to obtain appropriate offshore certifications
      • Fall Protection training
      • HUET
      • Crane Operator Certification (Seatrax Crane with 180’ boom, offshore environment)
      • Knuckle Boom Crane Operator
    • Previous experience in the oil industry is preferred
  • Must be able to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

SAFETY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws, regulations and Company / Client safety policies and procedures.
  • Provides visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.
  • Ensures that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.
  • Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests.
  • Must participate and promote the use of Stop Work Authority (SWA)
  • Must participate and promote behavioral based safety program (COACH).
  • Must actively participate in the various meetings held onsite/onboard (such as: induction meeting, pre-shift meeting, weekly safety meeting, risk assessment/pre-job meetings, etc.).
  • Must plan, execute and participate in regularly scheduled safety drills (such as: well control, fire, man over board, etc.)
  • Must participate in the processes of creating and revising Work Safe Procedures (WSP) as required, including after action reviews (AAR).
  • Must participate in and promote the Dropped Object Prevention Scheme program and Standard, including red zone / exclusion zone management.
  • Ensures all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company and Client policies.
  • Does not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively works with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk.
  • Must remain calm in emergencies to ensure the safety of the crew.
  • As needed, seeks advice from HSE representative.

LEADERSHIP ACCOUNTABILITIES

Business Acumen

  • Responsible for identifying ways to safely mitigate our customer’s risks and manage costs.
  • Responsible for identifying ways to improve our operational performance with innovation, reliability and efficiency.

Flawless Execution

  • Provides visible leadership with a Total Ownership attitude.
  • Ensures that operations have been planned and reviewed with the appropriate tools and approval.
  • Responsible for identifying potential risks and hazards.
  • Responsible for pro-actively implementing measures to mitigate and minimize risks and hazards.
  • Responsible for capturing lessons learned and implementing them on future activities.

People Management

  • Responsible for ensuring and promoting teamwork amongst the crew.

Effective Communication

  • Effectively communicate amongst crew and supervisors.
  • Ensures communication is two-way by effective listening and seeking feedback.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS FOR DUTY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. The employee will be required to meet all standards required for safe operations, including but not limited to the standards set forth by BSEE (Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement as well as any other standards set forth by regulatory bodies having jurisdiction over the operations.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to tolerate continuous vibrations and elevated noise levels as well as tolerate wearing personal protective equipment, including but not limited to hard hat, steel toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, safety glasses, goggles and full body harness. The employee must stay mentally alert for entire regular shift and must have the ability of simultaneously rapid mental coordination.

Parker Drilling provides equal opportunity for all people and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If an applicant has a disability, the applicant may request accommodations when needed to enable that person to perform their essential job functions or to allow that person to participate in employment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position will be offshore Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. Locations are subject to extreme temperatures and environments. Travel to and from the work location may require extended travel by helicopter or boat. Potential for exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, chemicals, grease and oil are possible. Working with ladder and scaffolds and climbing to heights of up to 200 feet while carrying tools is possible. Parker Drilling will supply appropriate training and equipment to meet the requirements pertaining to the job. Employee must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours per day, on a rotational schedule of either 14/14 days or 21/21 days.

 

 

Additional Information

SAFETY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws, regulations and Company / Client safety policies and procedures.
  • Provides visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.
  • Ensures that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.
  • Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests.
  • Must participate and promote the use of Stop Work Authority (SWA)
  • Must participate and promote behavioral based safety program (COACH).
  • Must actively participate in the various meetings held onsite/onboard (such as: induction meeting, pre-shift meeting, weekly safety meeting, risk assessment/pre-job meetings, etc.).
  • Must plan, execute and participate in regularly scheduled safety drills (such as: well control, fire, man over board, etc.)
  • Must participate in the processes of creating and revising Work Safe Procedures (WSP) as required, including after action reviews (AAR).
  • Must participate in and promote the Dropped Object Prevention Scheme program and Standard, including red zone / exclusion zone management.
  • Ensures all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company and Client policies.
  • Does not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively works with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk.
  • Must remain calm in emergencies to ensure the safety of the crew.
  • As needed, seeks advice from HSE representative.

LEADERSHIP ACCOUNTABILITIES

Business Acumen

  • Responsible for identifying ways to safely mitigate our customer’s risks and manage costs.
  • Responsible for identifying ways to improve our operational performance with innovation, reliability and efficiency.

Flawless Execution

  • Provides visible leadership with a Total Ownership attitude.
  • Ensures that operations have been planned and reviewed with the appropriate tools and approval.
  • Responsible for identifying potential risks and hazards.
  • Responsible for pro-actively implementing measures to mitigate and minimize risks and hazards.
  • Responsible for capturing lessons learned and implementing them on future activities.

People Management

  • Responsible for ensuring and promoting teamwork amongst the crew.

Effective Communication

  • Effectively communicate amongst crew and supervisors.
  • Ensures communication is two-way by effective listening and seeking feedback.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS FOR DUTY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. The employee will be required to meet all standards required for safe operations, including but not limited to the standards set forth by BSEE (Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement as well as any other standards set forth by regulatory bodies having jurisdiction over the operations.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to tolerate continuous vibrations and elevated noise levels as well as tolerate wearing personal protective equipment, including but not limited to hard hat, steel toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, safety glasses, goggles and full body harness. The employee must stay mentally alert for entire regular shift and must have the ability of simultaneously rapid mental coordination.

Parker Drilling provides equal opportunity for all people and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If an applicant has a disability, the applicant may request accommodations when needed to enable that person to perform their essential job functions or to allow that person to participate in employment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position will be offshore Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. Locations are subject to extreme temperatures and environments. Travel to and from the work location may require extended travel by helicopter or boat. Potential for exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, chemicals, grease and oil are possible. Working with ladder and scaffolds and climbing to heights of up to 200 feet while carrying tools is possible. Parker Drilling will supply appropriate training and equipment to meet the requirements pertaining to the job. Employee must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours per day, on a rotational schedule of either 14/14 days or 21/21 days.

 

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