Mechanical Lifting Equipment Engineer


To function as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all Lifting Equipment related matters, inspection/certification, and to coordinate with TPI agency and end-users, to manage and resolve day-to-day technical queries/issues pertaining to Lifting Equipment inspection

Key Job Accountabilities

  • He shall be responsible, competent and capable of successfully managing the Lifting Equipment Inspection/certification contract;
  • Coordinating for Lifting equipment Bi-annual inspection/certification program and Ad-hoc inspection certification requirements;
  • Responsible for organizing and scheduling of Third Party Lifting equipment certification for all Company lifting equipment as per Company policy;
  • Supervises the activities of Lifting Equipment Engineers / Inspectors and performs supervisory duties at the level established for the position;
  • Liaising with maintenance team and Crane Inspectors / Crane and Lifting Gears Inspection representatives on a daily basis;
  • Follow-up with Asset owners for implementation of inspection recommendations of Lifting Equipment;
  • Report compliance to programmed inspection, and testing activities for all lifting equipment on a monthly basis and endorse exceptions;
  • Undertake evaluation, calculation and provide competent technical design reviews, audit support and advice for any requirements related to lifting equipment or their operation;
  • Provide technical consultation/clarification on the Lifting equipment implementation program and Lifting Equipment Manual;
  • Review the technical documents such as PR description of new lifting equipment, Asset Owners’ technical queries, Lifting Equipment Procedure revision, etc. and provide suitable report for implementation;
  • Conducts awareness Training program related to Lifting requirements as per Company policies to Maintenance/Shutdown and other Contractor personnel;
  • Prepare Annual plan for Lifting Equipment inspection, identify, calculate, and report key performance indicator (KPIs) applicable to the Lifting Equipment Management System;
  • Review the technical process for all lifting equipment procurement actions to ensure lifting equipment conforms to specifications;
  • Act as Subject matter expert in development of equipment strategies for lifting equipment and provide support for implementation in SAP;
  • Coordinate with Contractor for any Ad-Hoc Inspection / Testing / Certification requests from Onshore and Offshore;
  • Reviews and approves critical Lifting Plans, Riggers/Rigging Supervisors and Operators;
  • Review/analyse Lifting Equipment Certification/ reports, Audit findings/recommendations, test results, failure investigations etc. and provide recommendations for corrective measures or actions;
  • Provide technical support with respect to Lifting Equipment installation/ certification and handover from new Expansion & Mega Projects;
  • Participates in RCFA, FRA sessions and provides required technical inputs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Equivalent Engineering;
  • Possess Diploma from LIFTING EQUIPMENT ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION (LEEA –UK) for lifting equipment certification or equivalent;
  • 10 years’ experience related to Lifting Equipment management/certifications/Lifting plan reviews;
  • Expert knowledge in Lifting Equipment inspection/certification and Rigging activities;
  • Working knowledge of International Codes & Standards, Company specifications, statutory regulations related to Lifting Equipment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Very good working knowledge in computer and able to;
  • present in a clear concise manner at all levels.

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