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Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Heavy Lift
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsNet of Kazakh tax + accommodation, flights, insurances etc
LocationsASIA , Kazakhstan
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas contractor, is looking for a Logistics and Lifting Engineer to work on a project based in Kazakhstan.



  • Applicants should have a degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Applicants should have 5 years of relevant heavy lifting & hauling experience
  • Applicant should have certification for crane inspection/maintenance from a recognized international organization (e.g. CICB, OSHA, etc).
  • Design, operating principle and specifications of lifting equipment.
  • Typical failure modes and troubleshooting procedures, root cause analysis (RCA).
  • Lifting equipment installation, adjustment, modification and repair methods.



  • Lifting equipment and crane installation, adjustment, modification, maintenance and repair methods
  • Proven communication, convey clearly and precise technical instructions, coaching and facilitating capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • A completer/finisher delivering against targets and deadlines
  • Strong team player
  • English written and spoken minimal upper intermediate level
    • Knowledge in regulatory, procedures and materials for lifting equipment systems, including RoK regulations and International standards (API, ASME, ISO, etc).
    • Knowledge in lifting equipment in production facilities and applicable maintenance rules.
    • Knowledge of lifting equipment and mechanical engineering.



To provide support in mechanical engineering, heavy lifting, heavy haul, marine transport engineering and logistic for NDD major projects and PCN assigned to Directorate.



  • Development pan Directorate Strategies and Procedures for lifting & transportation of payloads, inclusive of modules in compliance with Kazakh Regulations and company adopted Standards (including Shell and International standards).
  • Ensure implementation of approved strategies and procedures across all CLIENT projects and PCNs.
  • Review and improve existing strategies and procedures in timely manner as per latest technical and maintenance requirements.
  • Review and approve Project scope, Directorate assigned PCNs and Directorate assigned Turnaround scope for lifting and heavy hauling activities.
  • Identify equipment requirements to ensure that lifting activities meet Directorate master execution plan, while maximising the utilization of company owned lifting assets or assets on long term rentals.
  • Support the setup of lifting equipment spare parts min/max level and acquisition of priority materials for Directorate related lifting/heavy hauling activities.
  • Technical performance and specification review (including technical approval of technical alternatives) of spares/consumable to improve the useful operative life in the inspection planning.
  • Review the Quality of Execution of maintenance activities such that Preventive Maintenance, Inspections, technical certifications and Corrective Maintenance job routines are executed in accordance with the agreed work management plans at World-class Standards.
  • Continuously communicate company requirements for World-class Standards to the maintenance personnel on assets.
  • Develop detailed equipment Inspection and Testing Procedures and ensure that Testing and Certification of equipment is carried out in compliance with Kazakh Regulations and company Standards.
  • Achieve regulatory compliance and administrator of lifting equipment technical certifications and registers, and main liaise for the information transferal and updating into original technical passports of lifting equipments.
  • Develop strategies and steady analysis for the extension of lifting equipment life, optimizing and reducing lifting equipment maintenance plan cost according to its usage category  (i.e. RoK Order # 245; ISO 4301)
  • Support for increasing the skills and steady technical productivity of Crane & Lifting equipment maintenance inspection engineers.
  • Provide technical support to Directorate related projects and PCNs as well as early input into project opportunities developed by the Technical Directorate.



Rate:              US$ negotiable per worked day net of Kazakh tax


Duration:           1 year renewable contract


Status:             Single status Residential basis working 5 days a week, 8 hours per day.


Benefits:           Client pays medical insurance/medical evacuation, Accommodation (single status standard).  32 work days of annual leave (unpaid) and 2 paid home leave return flights per residential assignment year.


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification.

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