Offshore Pedestal Crane Operator

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Oil and Gas
offshore crane operator, subsea lifts, knuckle boom cranes, construction vessels
Functional Expertise
Job ID

Job Description

📢 @ICM Group is Hiring

Position: Offshore Pedestal Crane Operator

Location: Worldwide                  


If you’re interested apply through the offer below


Required Qualifications:

  • 3 - 4 or more years of offshore experience as Offshore Pedestal Crane Operator
  • Experience with cranes lifting 200 – 250 tons is preferrable
  • Experience on subsea lifts or knuckle boom cranes


Kindly find below contractual terms and conditions:



Offshore Pedestal Crane Operator



Contract status:

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

Start date:

ASAP – as soon as available


TCN – 90 working /30 on leave

Western – 56 working /28 on leave

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


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 submit the following documents:



  • Updated CV
  • Stage 3 Certificate
  • Holding a IMCA Crane opt. Log Book (or equivalent)
  • Various professional and training certificates related to the position
  • Work employment certificates
  • Fully Vaccinated – COVID certificate required.


Kindly note all applications and CV must be in English


Role Description



  • Operates and takes care of the pedestal crane onboard offshore construction vessels



  • Operate the vessel pedestal crane within the designed crane load capacity, in accordance with the derating tables applicable to existing weather and sea state conditions
  • Perform 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), except for junior crane operators under training, who are not permitted to perform unsupervised lifts until the appropriate certification is obtained
  • 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
  • Where present, and within the limits of own capabilities, operate the articulated boom on knuckle boom pedestal cranes
  • Where present, and within the limits of own capabilities, operate the active / passive heave compensation systems during lifting
  • Interact with the superiors in order to define the lifting procedures
  • Report any crane equipment malfunctioning to his/her supervisor
  • Ensures that all safe work procedures for crane lifts are adhered to
  • Make daily inspection on the crane
  • Carry out daily routine maintenance to the crane and the operator's cabin
  • Keep a high level of housekeeping 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
  • 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 or 2nd Assistant during lifting operations






Lata Mehra