Scaffolding Specialist – Qatar

Specific Role Purpose:
The Scaffolding Specialist ensures all scaffolding plans are conducted in a safe manner in compliance with international standards and code of practices. Should be able to work under pressure and willingness to work in varying conditions. Specific Accountabilities: Lead and supervise the scaffolding team to ensure that all scaffolding activities are performed safely and in compliance with Qatargas HSE&Q Policy & Procedures, Permit to Work Systems (PTW) and H2S/BA.
Attend the risk assessment meetings, address the risks identified by the Risk Assessment Report and identifies the resources required to ensure the scaffolding operations are carried out safely.
Provide onsite verification of the approved scaffolding design proposals / reports, sketches, method statements and job safety analysis (JSA) and the approved inspection procedures.
Prepare, analyse and approve scaffolding design proposals / reports, sketches, method statements and job safety analysis (JSA) and to assess the scaffolding procedures on behalf of Qatargas (maintenance services).
Review and approve all the scaffolding plans and procedure submitted by contractors, including critical / complex scaffolding activities and ensure the approval by a certifying society.
Cascade Scaffolding Inspection Plan, advance instruction with scaffolding team and assign duties as required.
Ensure that all personnel from the scaffolding services contract meet the requirements of Qatargas and are competent enough to execute the scaffolding operations in a safe manner.
Ensure that all scaffolding material which including tubes, fittings, ladders and scaffold boards are inspected and certified before use.
Participate in scaffolding incident investigation as subject matter expert.
Prepare or supervise electronic tracking record for scaffolding material.
Prepare Qatargas induction training modules for scaffolding crews. Specific Requirements (Technical Competency): HND in structural, mechanical or equivalent, discipline.
Completed CITB Certificates, including ECITB (Specialist) and ICITB (Inspector) or equivalent.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience including 5 in a supervisory position, handling scaffolding work in petrochemical, oil & gas industry.
Must have good understanding of working procedures, international standards and safe & sound practices pertaining to scaffolding safety, integrity and accessibility.
The ability to produce, review and approve calculations, cad drawings, scaffolding design proposals / reports, method statements, job safety analysis (JSA) and various reports for all scaffolding activities (large or small).
Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with several organisational levels.
Requires strong analytical, organisational and planning skills.
Proficient in written and spoken English.
Computer literacy (MS Office)
Strong training, competency assurance and coaching/mentoring skills
Ability to work independently and in a multi-cultural team environment

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