5 Sep 2021

Full-Time Lifting Supervisor (Civil Construction)

iRecruiters Africa – Posted by dailyjobsnigeria Bonny, Rivers State

Job Description

Job Description:

Job Type: Contract (1 year renewable)

Reports To: Construction Manager

Location: Port Harcourt

About Company: Our client is a renowned Building and Civil Engineering Construction Group operating in Nigeria.

Job Summary: The role will be responsible for the coordination of the day-to-day Lifting activities on the project sites. He/she will ensure security, health and safety, organizing and supervising lifting operations, and all planned lifting activities following the company lifting procedures.


§ Supervise all lifting operations and safely operating the safe system of work (Method Statement).

§ Review and validate the company’s lifting procedures according to company / project specification

§ Ensure all works are carried out following approved company procedures

§ Ensure lifting operative are planned and well controlled at all locations: Project site, Marine Jetty, Finima Yard, Offloading Containers & Materials, Batching Plant and Workshop Area

§ Supervise and coordinate all activities with personnel and equipment engaged in lifting operation in close coordination with HSE / QA/QC and construction superintendents

§ Inspect, report and control all aspect of any lifting operation, ensuring full compliance with design, planning and HSE standard

§ Follow site safety rules, practices and assist site team in promoting safety on the site

§ Attend project logistics meetings when required

§ Carry out audit on company lifting equipment, visual inspections and certification as required

§ Ensure accurate documentation and daily reporting of all activities within company project organization

§ Ensure correct selection of crane (e.g. dimensions, reach, and lift height), lifting accessories and ancillaries.

§ Ensure crane position. Load position throughout the lift.

§ Ensure Lifting area, to include proximity hazards, ground conditions, environmental factors, over sailing zones.

§ Ensure spacing for crane rigging and dismantling.

§ Ensure environmental factors that will affect the crane and load.

§ Ensure all personnel are properly trained and informed.

§ Ensure those designated as ‘’Competent Person’’ have completed specific

§ Ensure that all permit conditions and procedures are strictly adhered to.

§ Ensure lifting plan is approved and conditions are strictly adhered to.

§ Ensure mobile crane is with a Premob sticker, inspected & tagged, slings are inspected, work area is free from all obstructions, and ground conditions are stable prior to deployment of outriggers.

§ Ensure effective communication during lifting operations.

§ Ensure lifting perimeter is properly barricaded and restricted to only lifting crew.

§ Actively promote information transfer to the workforce following the daily (TBT) tool box talk.

§ Actively participate in the (LMRA) Last Minute Risk Assessment prior to putting teams to work.

§ Report any breaches of safety procedures to HSE and line management.

§ Report any breaches of safety procedures to HSE and line management.

§ Actively participate in and promote company health, safety and environmental campaigns

§ Actively promote and convey all company policies to the lifting team.

§ Actively promote all company HSE Goal Zero Policy and ensure personal safety and that of colleagues at all time.


§ BSc in Engineering, or any similar field with MSc as an added advantage

§ Holder of a recognized and current Lifting Supervisor Certification.

§ 10+years’ relevant experience in the same role preferred

§ Certification: Registration as a Professional Engineer is highly desirable

§ Health & safety diploma or certification course is also desirable

§ Determined work ethic and must be seen to be professional at all times (communication and presentation)

§ Computer literate with sufficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Project could be an advantage.


N350, 000.00 monthly net

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Job Categories: engineering-jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.


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