25 Oct 2022

Lifting Engineer at NORPLAN

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Job Description


Lifting Engineer

NORPLAN Tanzania Ltd (NORPLAN) is a multidisciplinary firm of Consulting Engineers registered with Engineers Registration Board as a Local Consulting Company under Registration Number LCF 092. NORPLAN is a member of Association of Consulting Engineers Tanzania (ACET).

Due to expansion of our services we are seeking services of a Lifting Engineer

Job Description

  1. Act as technical advisor of lifting service
  2. Promote sate lifting operation referring HSE police and international standard
  3. Manage lifting cargo personnel
  4. Insures the promotion / implantation of LMS and safe culture on site
  5. Participates in the definitions of the LMS and participates in the internal audits by Competent Persons for Lifting Operations – CPLO
  6. Anomaly reporting, critical lift reporting to CPLO


  1. Provide expertise in daily lifting activities including: Categorization of lifts
  2. Risk assessment and hazard identification
  3. Assist CPLO in technical review of lifting operations A. Selection of equipment for lifting operations
  4. Performance of toolbox talks
  5. Post-job debriefs
  6. Assessment of completed jobs
  7. Periodic review of generic lift plans
  8. Promote safe lifting operation referring HSE police and international standard, review engineering calculation for complex and complicated lifts
  9. Review complicated and complex lift plan and attend the lifts
  10. Perform condition check and fitness for purpose on lifting appliances, Cargo Carrying Units – CCUs, and evaluate their utilization on site
  11. To be involved in plans internal audits of the lifting operations, participates in lifting operations incident investigation and analyses.


  1. Assess, analyse, plan and adjust lifting operations on site regarding Procedure and Local Rules
  2. To advice to all Contractors objectives and expectations for HSE, accountability and performance for lifting Activity
  3. Maintain systematic and methodological approach to lifting Operations, assist to CPLO with establish reliable system of documentation, processes and personnel competence assurance;
  4. Ensure flawless operation of lifting and continuous improvement on site Qualification and Experience
  5. Minimum 3 years in the lifting industry at supervisory level
  6. Technical Engineer and/or Industry related qualifications such as LEEA.
  7. Broad and extensive knowledge in lifting equipment & operations
  8. Working to International Standards such as: BS, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations – LOLER, etc.
  9. Experienced in Oil & Gas Industry – advantage
  10. Worked in onshore & offshore operations
  11. Have working profile such as: Slinger/Rigger * Slinger/Rigger Foreman * Slinger/Rigging Supervisor * Lifting Supervisor * Lifting Superintendent
  12. Risk assessment in a relation to health, safety & environment
  13. Supervision of critical lifts
  14. Planning of critical and non-critical lifts
  15. Experience in training and coaching is preferred
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Method of Application

Qualified Candidates should send applications to the address indicated below. The application letter should be enclosed with;

  1. Curriculum Vitae with two referees

  2. Copies of relevant certificates and awards

  3. One passport size photograph attached to application letter

Apply to:

The Managing Director

NORPLAN Tanzania Limited

Consulting Engineers and Planners

House Number 20, Warioba Street, Mikocheni B, Kinondoni

P.O. Box 2820

Dar es Salaam

Email: [email protected]

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

The deadline for submitting the application is 9 November 2022.

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