Crane Operator needed at Myrtle Management Consultants

Job title : Crane Operator

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : May 25, 2024

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Job Description

  • We are seeking a skilled and experienced Crane Operator to join our team in the oil and gas industry.
  • The Crane Operator will be responsible for safely and efficiently operating cranes to support drilling, production, and maintenance activities on offshore or onshore oil and gas facilities.
  • This role requires a strong understanding of crane operation, safety protocols specific to the oil and gas sector, and equipment maintenance.


  • Operate and control cranes to lift, move, and position equipment, materials, and supplies on offshore or onshore oil and gas facilities.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on cranes to ensure they are in proper working condition, including inspecting cables, hooks, and other components.
  • Understand and follow all safety protocols and industry-specific regulations, including rigging procedures, load limits, and hazardous area classifications.
  • Communicate effectively with rig personnel, crane operators, and other team members using radios or other communication devices to coordinate lifts and movements.
  • Rig and secure loads properly before lifting to ensure stability and safety, considering factors such as wind, waves (for offshore operations), and weight distribution.
  • Monitor crane operations and adjust as needed to maintain accuracy, safety, and productivity.
  • Perform routine maintenance and minor repairs on cranes to ensure optimal performance and reliability, following manufacturer’s guidelines and company procedures.
  • Keep accurate records of crane operations, maintenance activities, safety inspections, and equipment certifications.
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements, including environmental and occupational health and safety standards.
  • Assist in training and mentoring junior crane operators and other personnel as needed.


  • Proven experience as a Crane Operator in the oil and gas industry, preferably with experience in offshore operations.
  • Valid crane operator certification or license required, with additional certifications such as offshore crane operator certification highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding of crane operation techniques, safety protocols specific to the oil and gas sector, and equipment maintenance in a hazardous environment.
  • Ability to interpret load charts, blueprints, and job specifications relevant to oil and gas operations.
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.
  • Physical stamina and strength to operate cranes and lift heavy loads in challenging conditions.
  • Attention to detail and a focus on safety, with a commitment to zero incidents.
  • Willingness to work on offshore platforms, in remote locations, and in various weather conditions.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, on rotating shifts, and during emergency situations as needed.
  • Higher Education, a diploma or equivalent required; additional technical training or certifications related to crane operation and the oil and gas industry are a plus.


  • Competitive.

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