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Mechanical Lift Specialist


Beaumont, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Summary

• Deliver supervision and subject matter expert guidance for crane lifting, hoisting, rigging, and bull rigging 

Primary Job Functions

• Accountable for overall safety performance of assigned personnel
• Support concept that all injuries are preventable
• Demonstrate a strong commitment to Safety Health and Environmental (SHE) principles by personally exhibiting a "safety first' behaviors
• Manage daily work progress to ensure personnel are working in a safe environment, using safe work practices, and following all Safety Standards and procedures
• Ensure quality toolbox safety meetings (pertinent/timely topics, participation by all crew members) are being conducted to maintain safety awareness
• Conduct required safety audits and safety walking tours
• Personally demonstrate teamwork and a spirit of cooperation
• Encourage and reward excellent team and individual performance
• Take initiative to improve existing systems and procedures
• Be a facilitator and leader
• Recognize, understand, value, and utilize the diversity of your team
• Maintain the highest integrity and ethical standards at all times
• Take initiative to improve existing systems and procedures
• Provide candid input on proposed changes to policies and procedures, and other management decisions. Fully support and implement finial decisions
• Develop, document, and execute annual training/performance improvement plans for each employee to continuously improve job knowledge and skills
• Consistently administer Company personnel policies and procedures (e.g. Business Ethics, Conflict of Interest, Drug and Alcohol, Medical Certification, Harassment, Overtime, Positive Discipline, Timesheets, Working Rules) 
• Set high productivity standards and hold people accountable to them
• Work closely within a team environment to ensure ongoing jobs are being tracked to stay on schedule and on budget 
• Provide input to team members on job status, path forward, issues, concerns, etc
• Be knowledgeable of the assigned jobs and communicate job plan to employees
• Responsible for overall job quality--ensure work complies with Company standards, drawings, specifications, and good work practices
• Demonstrate flexibility when unit needs require
• Execute all jobs safely, effectively and efficiently
• Conduct pre-startup safety audits and complete follow-up prior to equipment start-up
• Establish high housekeeping standards
• Review maintenance metrics to ensure quality and reliability

Job Requirements

• Experience in the Refining / petrochemical industry as a rigging Subject Matter Expeert (SME)
• A minimum of ten years experience or an engineering degree
• Demonstrated relevant work experience
• Demonstrated technical troubleshooting/diagnostic and decision-making skills
• Planning, estimating, scheduling, resource allocation, and field execution skills
• Knowledge of basic unit processes and process equipment
• Leadership skills
• Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, scheduling software, and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, CAD
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA's)

• Prior experience supervising and providing leadership in a hoisting and rigging program
• Prior experience managing training for hoist and rigging projects (including, for example: experience ensuring personnel performing hoist and rigging are properly trained and certified and experience updating and maintaining procedures and training)
• Possession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or by extensive knowledge, training, and experience, has demonstrated abilities within hoist, rigging, and bull rigging
• Prior experience developing pre-engineered lift plans for standard jobs and large jobs (i.e. turnarounds)
• Prior experience providing oversight of lift plans and procurement and selection of cranes and rigging
• Prior experience providing  lift and logistical support including lift plan development and vetting, heavy lift supervision and construction methodology refinement
• Prior experience creating  CAD lift plans


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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: Engineer, CAD, Drafting, Engineering

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