Heavy Lift Crane Operator

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Oil and Gas
Offshore, IMCA Crane opt. Log Book, NOV Cranes, NOV Cranes, HUISMAN cranes, AMCLYDE Cranes, LIEBHEER Cranes, heavy lift, Offshore Main Crane Operator, above 2000 T
Functional Expertise
Job ID

Job Description

📢@ICMGroup is Hiring

Position: Heavy Lift Crane Operator
Location: Worldwide

Requirements to apply:

  • 5 or more years of offshore experience.
  • 5 or more years of experience as Offshore Heavy Lift Crane Operator or Offshore Main Crane Operator above 2000 T.
  • Experience with the following Cranes is preferable: NOV Cranes, HUISMAN cranes, AMCLYDE Cranes, LIEBHEER Cranes
  • Stage 3 Certificate
  • Holding a IMCA Crane opt. Log Book (or equivalent)

  Kindly find below the best contractual terms and conditions for this position:


Heavy Lift Crane Operator



Contract status:

Valid until 31.12.2023 (done for administrative purposes and can be extended)

Start date:

ASAP – as soon as available


35 working/ 35 on leave


Please ask for the expectations of the candidates.

Overtime rate:


Working days/hours:

12 hours per day, 7 days per week

Insurance D&D:

Provided by Company

Life Insurance:

Provided by Company

Medical Insurance:

Provided by Company

Income Protection:

Provided by Company

Travel :

According to Corporate Standards, Prepaid Economy class ticket at beginning, end of CNT and for each work leave rotation cycle.

Pre employment expenses:

On Company’s account – Any questions related to the refund of expenses shall be addressed to me prior to the event


Case you are interested in the position, I kindly ask you to upload the following documents with your applications while registering with us to apply on the ICM Careers portal asap:



  • Valid BOSIET OPITO, OGUK / Offshore Medical.
  • Valid Passport.
  • Fully Vaccinated – COVID certificate required.
  • Stage 3 Certificate.
  • Holding a IMCA Crane opt. Log Book (or equivalent).
  • Documents and Certificates required to the position.
  • English - Spoken, read, and written, at least with B1 (you will be submitted to an English test).

Role Description


  • Operate and takes care of the crane
  • Carry out lifting operation in a safe manner
  • Maintain contact with the bridge and the Deck Foreman during lifting operations


  • Operate the crane within the designed crane load capacity, in accordance with the derating tables applicable to existing weather and sea state conditions
  • Performs basket transfers where permitted and safe to do so
  • Hold the Offshore Crane Operator certification (level 2 for unsupervised inboard lifts; level 3 for unsupervised offshore lifts)
  • Be aware of the surroundings in terms of potential clashes with other vessel equipment
  • Be aware of crane limits in terms of reach and capacity
  • On vessels with multiple cranes, be aware of the interaction with other cranes and proactively intervene in order to avoid any interference during simultaneous operations
  • Interact with the supervisors in order to define the lifting procedures
  • Report any crane equipment malfunctioning to own supervisor
  • Ensure that all safe work procedures for crane lifts are adhered to
  • Liaise with Bridge and 1st Assistant/Deck Foreman while executing any lifts that could affect the vessel stability
  • Make daily inspection of crane cables
  • Carry out daily routine maintenance to the crane and the operator's cabin
  • Keep a high level of housekeeping on the crane and in the operator's cabin
  • Liaise with 2nd Engineer/Crane Engineer/Chief Electrician/Vessel Equipment Engineer on crane maintenance and performance, in order to ensure that repairs and preventive maintenance are carried out properly
  • Carry out weekly inspection of the crane in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations
  • Fill up the crane log book as required for all lifts above 50 ton
  • Issue work instructions to the Tuggerhoist Operators
  • Stop the lifting activity if required on safety or technical grounds, if continuing could cause any damages or injuries
  • Report to the 1st Assistant, while taking instructions directly from the Deck Foreman during lifting operations

 All applications / documentation in English please.



Lata Mehra