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CV, Crane And Heavy Lift Specialist Targeting Middle East Or Australia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 35848
(06/19/1967, male)
List top 5 skills: managment
Short Bio:

Strengths include managment of teams. working in a stressfull enviroment, getting the job completed on time and on budget.project managment of multiple jobs at a time. dedicated and self disciplined. able to work on own, decisive, have a great knowledge of cranes and lifting equipment along with regulations and standards. good personality and work ethic, able to motivate staff to get the job completed. easy to work with and able to manage difficult situations. I like a challenge.

Current location: 

Bahrain - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:



A professional with 20+ years of extensive experience in the, Crane and heavy lifting industry with experience in health & safety as well . Working for companies in the Middle East in the construction industry along with the oil & Gas sector. Seeking a challenging position in the oil and Gas industry to apply accrued expertise in safety and heavy lifting making and applying company’s procedure’s and policy.



• Onsite assessments of health and safety issues, Accident investigations of lifting Equipment, cranes, Heavy Equipment failures.

• Devising/Implementing. of Policies, Standardizing Procedures,

• Operation & Safety evaluations of sites and contracts.

• Mentoring of new crane operators and guidance to safe operation of cranes and heavy equipment Also training and writing training courses for rigging and slinging along with other courses.

• Leadership, Performance Evaluations & Appraisal, Team Building, Leading & Motivational Skills.

• Communication & Interpersonal skills, Strong Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

• IT Related Skills – MS Office Applications & Internet Usage.


Experience Summary

Rowan Drilling Middle East
June 2011 – present day

Lifting Manager

Working as lifting manager responsible for cranes and lifting equipment. Duties include looking after all aspects of the company’s Middle East cranes and lifting equipment on board the 10 rigs currently in the Middle East.

Setting out scheduled maintenance for the all 48 crane’s on the rigs and making sure they are in compliance with Rowans policy and our client’s policy.

Implement policy for the safe operation of cranes and lifting equipment in line with API standards and manufactures recommended practices.

Writing and Conducting crane operation courses for all new crane operators Saudi and Expats. Also training forklift operators for warehouse. Other training courses rigging and slinging writing of lift plans and safe crane use for the warehouse staff.

Also in charge of all the rigs inspections and surveys carried out by third parties. Also tasked with dropped object policy and implementing regular inspections by on board crews. Designed

Implemented a system for inspection and recording of different areas for all 10 rigs and a rig specific inspection book.

Along with the above duties I am responsible for all lifting equipment color code and certification and inspection liaising with all the rigs on new policies and lifting techniques. I am responsible for helping all rigs with their lift plans and lifting operations from routine lifts to complex lifts on a daily basis.


AGS Middle east
March 2009 – June 2011

General manager / operations manager

 Setting up company safety policies and procedures

 Day to day running of the company’s sales team making sure productivity targets are met.

 Working with the technical team on projects and work related issues working on improvements and safety related issues with technicians.

 Working with clients on commercial and service requirements advising on latest crane safety issues.

 Inspection of cranes prior to installation of safety systems.

 General day to day office administration policies and procedures along with the implementation of new procedures. Updating the companies Health and safety procedures.

 Training for clientele and companies staff on at height rescue techniques and actual rescues refresher courses for all technical staff on the Spanset Gotcha Rescue systems.


Load Systems International, UAE.
February 2006 – February 2009

Technical Manager

 Installing load monitoring systems to offshore cranes and calibration.

 Managing the technical division team of 6 working on/offshore in different countries to facilitate installation of crane safe load indicators. Coordinating closely with senior management on day to day progress of the installation.

 Preparing and submitting comprehensive technical reports directly to client’s representative with recommendations for improvements to ensure safe/efficient operation.

 Enforcing obedience to safety regulations, reviewing safety manuals. Conducting regular safety audits.

 Liaising with clients to resolve technical issues and troubleshooting critical installation problems based on inputs, in accordance with relevant codes and standards.

 Formulating, developing and implementing comprehensive maintenance programs and audit procedures. Devising section budgets,


Safety Marine Service. UAE
July 2002 – January 2006

Lead Inspection Engineer NDT technician & crane Accident Investigator

 Carried out regular inspections of equipment encompassing Crawler, Tower, Offshore and Mobile Cranes, Lifting Appliances and Lifting as per lifting regulations. Carry out offshore inspections to cranes prior to load test winches carry out NDT. Load test cranes BOP winches and other equipment.

 Reviewed inspection and maintenance records, operating manuals, material handling policies and procedures to ensure compliance with British safety standards. Conducted training courses for rigging and slinging along with safe crane operations.

 Accident Investigations for local companies and police and insurance companies.

 Ensured adequate safety procedures and trainings for crane/fork lift operators for smooth equipment operation and prevention of site accidents.

 Prepared inspection procedure and report forms as well as post-inspection reports.

 Responsible for training new inspectors on cranes and crane safety aspects.


Al Alabar – Sub contractor for  Ritchie Bros Auctions
September 2001 – July 2002

Work Shop Manager

 Manage a team of 16 mechanics daily preparing clients machinery for Auction.` Set up of Auction equipment and machinery Auction Value $20 Million

 Setup of company policies/safety procedures and enforced safety regulations throughout the workshop.

 Supervised and motivate team members to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner and resolved work-related issues/queries.

 Arranged for worker trainings in safety, repair, maintenance techniques, operational procedures, and equipment use to ensure a skilled work force.


F & M. Mafco – U.S.A, UAE,
June 1996-September 2001

 Managed a branch of a well-established American company involved in the sale and rental of cranes and lifting equipment.

 Managed sales activities of Crawler, mobile and Derrick Cranes also spare parts for the Mid East, Asia and Asia Pacific.

 Conducted pre-inspections of cranes, winches, and other types of heavy equipment prior to purchase, submitted inspection reports to Directors in USA.

 Manage the strip-down of cranes ready for shipment.

 Manage and was the lead for strip down and rebuild of equipment.


Other Experience

 Rigging and slinging

 Crane operator

 Worked for family company in construction as heavy equipment operator


Qualifications & Education

Marathon LeTourneau Houston-(September)
Basic crane maintenance and qualified maintenance technician

Forklift safety and trainer certificate

IADC Human assets training center (Saudi)

NSL Lift Planning e learning

NSL Ccu and cargo handling


NSL Lifting equipment controls

NSL Rigging loft management

NSL Rigging and lifting awareness

API RP2D -2C Compliante.

Spanset at height safety trainer/ Rescue

Nebosh, United Arab Emirates (August 2005)

Certification/diploma, Occupational Health & Safety (Level 3)

A.S.N.T, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 2004)

Certification/diploma, Magnetic Particle Inspection

L.E.E.A, United Arab Emirates (August 2003)

Certification/diploma, Lifting Equipment Engineer Association Part 1

Lifting Equipment & Crane Inspection Certificate.


Personal Details

Birth Date : 19 June 1967

Gender : Male

Nationality : British

Marital Status : Married

Number of Dependants : 2

Driving License : United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates Saudi

Language Known : English, some Arabic. Russian