Contract Rope Access Technician Level 1
SPIE Oil & Gas Services (part of the SPIE Group) provides a complete range of services to some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies through its network of offices in 25 countries across Africa, the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific.
Our turnover has doubled in the last few years thanks to the dedication of our 4000 employees to whom we give training, recognition, and genuine opportunities for career development.
In order to support this growth, SPIE Oil & Gas Services is always seeking talented individuals to join its teams. We currently have an opportunity within SPIE Nigeria for a Rope Access Technician Level 1.
Responsible for management of a trade specific team of skilled technicians providing support services for planned and unplanned Site Rope Access activities.
Ensures that COMPANY HSE regulations are respected (especially procedures related to works permits) as well as approved operating procedures and standard industry practice during performance on scaffolding operations placed under his responsibility.
Provides technical knowledge, expertise and support for Rope Access activities.
Verifies that all procedures, specifications, standards and legislation are followed.
Ensures works preparation before site works performance (risk assessment, techniques to be applied, rescue preparation, equipments preparation, checking/testing, backup devices, definition of anchor systems and points, rope and slings protection, lifelines when required etc)
Follows performance of works on site (respect of rules, specifications, regulations and best practices)
Proposes alternatives to complex interventions.
Have a comprehensive knowledge of advanced rescue techniques and participate, with his team, to first aid operations.
Be able to give assistance for painting, piping, NDT inspection to other relevant disciplines when access to equipment/installation is complex.
Check intervention reports in and write the technical reports related to his activity field.
Assists the planning team by giving any technical support for preparation of the jobs.
Ensures that the operations planned work scope is managed effectively in accordance with agreed targets to avoid disruption.
Undertakes any other duties which may be required (within individuals competency) to ensure in the smooth running of the operation.
Where required, assists with methods support and return information to the relevant representative.
Identifies present and potential problems, reports and discuss and proposes solutions/alternatives.
Ensures awareness with KPI requirements.
Plays a predominant role in the transfer of skills to personnel undergoing training by mentoring on site.
The holder of this position must have the following qualifications:
IRATA level 1 mandatory.
At least 5 years of experience in rope access usage.
Experience in oil and gas or related industry to have knowledge of the specific environment linked to HSE aspects.
Experience and knowledge of painting and NDT inspection operations with related QA/QC aspects and qualifications when required.
Ability to work in a large multinational team.
Ability to work independently while maintaining good relations with colleagues and others.
Physical ability to work on offshore installations in the climatic conditions of the site.
Working language: English mandatory, French is an advantage.