At Heerema Marine Contractors, we do something new every day. We operate the world’s largest crane vessels and with them we transport, install and remove offshore structures for the offshore energy markets. Our projects range from installing wind turbines, removing retired offshore oil and gas platforms and installing platforms up to 50,000 metric tons. By joining us, you will play an important part in our unique maritime adventure.
Your role in the story
Before you can start working on the biggest offshore cranes we want you to familiarize yourself with crane operations offshore, safety, people, our equipment and our crawler cranes on the deck of our vessels as Future Heavy Lift Crane Operator. You will find Meada LC785-M telescopic cranes and the mighty 300 ton Sennebogen 7700 on board our vessels.
As Future Heavy Lift Crane Operator you are charged with the mechanical operation of the crawler cranes, following instructions from a dedicated person on deck and monitoring the instruments in the operator's cabin. Next to this you check and report regularly the mechanical functioning of the crane and machinery.
Your other tasks are:
- To understand and strictly observe the emergency stop signs, radio and hand signals;
- To daily check for and report any defect or malfunction (such as splits in construction, corrosion and splits in paint, wires etc.) of the crane and its equipment;
- To monitor before lifting those lifts are properly hooked on and conditions are safe (e.g. no potential dropped objects);
- To verify proper functioning of machinery and equipment and rectify if necessary;
- To keep crane equipment (including reels) and cabins orderly and tidy;
- To validate proper choice of rigging and monitor position of hook related to the objects to be hoisted and rectify if necessary;
- To attend the general toolbox meeting at start of shift (work permit);
- To ensure a proper shift and job handover.
Who will you work with?
In this position you will work closely with professional and experienced colleagues on deck, on the bridge and in the engine room.