Lifting Specialist Sub-Sea Structures


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About this role: Lifting Specialist Sub-Sea Structures

  • Expertise in heavy and critical lifting operations; review/audit of lifting equipment; review of lifting plans and lifting procedures and ensure compliance of lifting operations with HSE rules.
  • Manages and controls all lifting activities of the Project, both in terms of design, fabrication and ultimately during Offshore installation & Hook-up to ensure the technical aspects are safely met within the approved scope and schedule.
  • Supervises the lifting teams and ensures co-ordination with HSE Inspectors and HSE officers as well.
  • Establish an effective communication with Contractor’s team.

  • Act as the focal point on site for all lifting matters.
  • Ensure all activities are undertaken in compliance with Company Safety, Health and regulations.
  • Advises and assists NFS Jackets lifting activities, progress, and issues. Carries out risk assessments and identification of mitigation actions.
  • Provides technical support for the selection and qualification of lifting operations and lifting contractors / sub-contractors and ensures contractors’ processes and procedures are effective and meet standards and requirements and are in line with Qatar government regulations.
  • Promotes best practice within Company, sharing information and ideas with affected organizations.
  • Review and recommend improvements to key practices, procedures and plans ensuring effective and smooth project execution.
  • Coordinates with Major Projects lifting SME, OPCO Lifting SME, Company Representative, Head of HSE , Contractor and TPIA for Lifting related issues.
  • Review and approve non-routine lifting plans.
  • Participate in inspection of lifting equipment to be used in Sub-Sea Structures in operations including hired and Contractor’s equipment. Performs surveillance inspection on the Contractors lifting equipment and verifies its condition and validity for continued use.
  • Randomly verify the record of pre use checks carried out on Lifting Equipment on a case-by-case basis during the day-to-day operations.
  • Participate in review and approval of technical offers of new lifting equipment prior to placing any purchase order by contractor.
  • Responsible to oversee the execution of lifting activities at site.
  • Participates in root cause failure analysis for Lifting Equipment failures.


  • Engineering Degree, Diploma or significant experience in heavy lifting operations.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in discipline with at least 3 years demonstrated senior field experience in lifting operations, lifting preparation (lift plans), lifting supervision and lifting equipment inspection.
  • Knowledge of the different types of offshore and onshore cranes.
  • Member of LEEA, experience in lifting engineering (load curves, bearing capacity effect of the ground, stability of barges).
  • Knowledge of International standards such as LOLER, ILO, BS, PUWER and experience in regulatory compliance
  • Good contact and training skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on teamwork and the ability to communicate and interact in a multicultural environment. Ability to prepare a daily report.
  • Valid Bosiet is a plus.
  • Very good knowledge of lifting standards.
  • A good proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis with the local personnel without translation.
  • Computer literacy involving the regular use of professional office applications and some technical applications


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 10 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • 30 Sep 2026 with possible extension
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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How to apply

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Muhammad Umair Afzal via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Muhammad Umair Afzal
Brunel Energy Qatar Doha