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Overhead Crane Technician M/F

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General information


As an international subsidiary of the SPIE group specializing in the energy sector, SPIE Oil & Gas Services has been working at the heart of energy production infrastructures for several decades, designing, installing, starting up and maintaining them, while ensuring the best possible conditions in terms of safety, costs, lead times and quality.

With around 3,100 employees of 70 different nationalities working in about 30 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, SPIE Oil & Gas Services offers its customers from the oil, gas and renewable energy industries sustainable solutions in the following areas: well delivery & management, projects, engineering & construction, assessment & competency development, commissioning & start-up, operations, maintenance & asset integrity.

With around 45,500 employees and a strong local presence, SPIE achieved in 2020 consolidated revenues of €6.6 billion and consolidated EBITA of €339 million.



Position description

Job title

Overhead Crane Technician M/F

Contract type


Contractual hours

Full time

Contract duration

7 years

Job description

Job Purpose:

This position is a unique opportunity to carry out daily Overhead Crane maintenance activities associated with the LNG Process Train, Offsite Facilities, Utilities and Off-Plot Facilities.


Your main duties will be to: -

·         Familiarity with Overhead crane Operation and Maintenance

·         Good understanding of crane operations including a very broad category relating to safe crane operation.

·         Has general knowledge such as (but not limited to ) inspection, wire rope, rigging accessories, rigging appliances, has understand ASME 30.5 ( wire rope and criteria).

·         Understanding and the components of load chart and range diagram and set up of equipment properly.

·         Well-versed with all the troubleshooting and maintenance techniques such as hoisting Motor / brake, Hoisting limit switch adjustment, Rope drum / guide / clamps / anchorage maintenance, Rope sheaves, Overhead trolley, couplings, Crane block, Hook, Hoist, etc.

·         Understand and performs Pre-check inspection, Safe working practices and inspection checklist.

·         Provide feedback about the effectiveness of the implemented corrective and preventive measures

·         The prompt reporting of deficiencies in risk control measures, including those arising from changes in working conditions, staffing levels and change in equipment condition.

·         Support Company EHS and Quality policies and programs and implement all OH&S procedures and practices.

·         Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a team.

·         Understanding and avoiding site hazards

·         Reports all Near Misses, Incidents and Accidents during operation


Ideally you will Minimum Higher Secondary School Education with minimum of minimum of 3 years at Oil & Gas or LNG Plant or Petrochemical plant environment


Hold a valid certificate of competence, issued by an internationally recognized body.


Must have extensive experience operating overhead crane and practical knowledge and more

importantly, familiarity with equipment for about three years depending on model and year of manufacturer.


Identifying parts and functionality required for a particular lifting.

Determine the defective parts by proper inspection as per ASME 30.5.

Able to read and fully understand the details or reference of an overhead crane manual book.

International / standard lifting signal knowledge.


Has practical knowledge of maintenance and minor trouble shooting of different types of OHC


Understands lifting hazards identification.


Fluency in English (written and spoken).

Working at SPIE

What can we offer you?

We offer long-term contract with attractive daily rate, insurance coverage, transportation & expat standard accommodation

Position location


Ras LAffan

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of experience required

10 years or more

Required authorisations




English (C-Professional working proficiency)

Our ambition

Combining our differences

SPIE Oil & Gas Services is committed to promote diversity. This position is opened to people with disabilities.