Mechanical Lift Specialist

11 - 15 years experience  •  Energy & Utilities

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/05/18
Beaumont, TX
11 - 15 years experience
Energy & Utilities
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/05/18

Job Summary

• Deliver supervision and subject matter expert guidance for crane lifting, hoisting, rigging, and bull rigging 

Primary Job Functions

• Accountable for overall safety performance of assigned personnel
• Support concept that all injuries are preventable
• Demonstrate a strong commitment to Safety Health and Environmental (SHE) principles by personally exhibiting a "safety first' behaviors
• Manage daily work progress to ensure personnel are working in a safe environment, using safe work practices, and following all Safety Standards and procedures
• Ensure quality toolbox safety meetings (pertinent/timely topics, participation by all crew members) are being conducted to maintain safety awareness
• Conduct required safety audits and safety walking tours
• Personally demonstrate teamwork and a spirit of cooperation
• Encourage and reward excellent team and individual performance
• Take initiative to improve existing systems and procedures
• Be a facilitator and leader
• Recognize, understand, value, and utilize the diversity of your team
• Maintain the highest integrity and ethical standards at all times
• Take initiative to improve existing systems and procedures
• Provide candid input on proposed changes to policies and procedures, and other management decisions. Fully support and implement finial decisions
• Develop, document, and execute annual training/performance improvement plans for each employee to continuously improve job knowledge and skills
• Consistently administer Company personnel policies and procedures (e.g. Business Ethics, Conflict of Interest, Drug and Alcohol, Medical Certification, Harassment, Overtime, Positive Discipline, Timesheets, Working Rules) 
• Set high productivity standards and hold people accountable to them
• Work closely within a team environment to ensure ongoing jobs are being tracked to stay on schedule and on budget 
• Provide input to team members on job status, path forward, issues, concerns, etc
• Be knowledgeable of the assigned jobs and communicate job plan to employees
• Responsible for overall job quality--ensure work complies with Company standards, drawings, specifications, and good work practices
• Demonstrate flexibility when unit needs require
• Execute all jobs safely, effectively and efficiently
• Conduct pre-startup safety audits and complete follow-up prior to equipment start-up
• Establish high housekeeping standards
• Review maintenance metrics to ensure quality and reliability

Job Requirements

• Experience in the Refining / petrochemical industry as a rigging Subject Matter Expeert (SME)
• A minimum of ten years experience or an engineering degree
• Demonstrated relevant work experience
• Demonstrated technical troubleshooting/diagnostic and decision-making skills
• Planning, estimating, scheduling, resource allocation, and field execution skills
• Knowledge of basic unit processes and process equipment
• Leadership skills
• Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, scheduling software, and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, CAD
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA's)

• Prior experience supervising and providing leadership in a hoisting and rigging program
• Prior experience managing training for hoist and rigging projects (including, for example: experience ensuring personnel performing hoist and rigging are properly trained and certified and experience updating and maintaining procedures and training)
• Possession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or by extensive knowledge, training, and experience, has demonstrated abilities within hoist, rigging, and bull rigging
• Prior experience developing pre-engineered lift plans for standard jobs and large jobs (i.e. turnarounds)
• Prior experience providing oversight of lift plans and procurement and selection of cranes and rigging
• Prior experience providing  lift and logistical support including lift plan development and vetting, heavy lift supervision and construction methodology refinement
• Prior experience creating  CAD lift plans.

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