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Crane Operator Engineer

Baku, Azerbaijan
January 03, 2020

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I am an enthusiastic, safety conscious and confident Sparrows stage 3 crane operator with over 20 years offshore experience with the last 9 years as a crane operator.

I am a loyal and hardworking individual and I believe that my continuous progression whilst working in the offshore industry reflects this.

Team player with a can-do attitude whose hard work and determination ensures that work is always completed safely and in a timely manner.


Stage 1,2,3 Crane operations, Sparrows Training Centre, Aberdeen.

Wire Rope & Lifting Equipment Examination.

Bridon Controlled Document.

Offshore Slinging and Lifting Operations.

Offshore Personnel Basket and Frog.


College 190 welding school, Level 4 Welder.

Sparrows Level 1 Rigging/Banksman.

Sparrows MH certificate.


Azerbaijani: Native Spoken, Written

English: Excellent Spoken, Written

Russian: Excellent Spoken, Written


2019-08-06: CDC- Caspian Driling Company

Working for CDC company as stage 3 crane operator and Deck Forman on Dada Gorgut semi submersible drilling platform. Cover for all lifting operations on Deck and from vessel to rig including Personal Basket Transfer (Crew Change). Running the Deck crew on deck and Assistant Crane Operator during the deck lifts and drilling operations. Carry daily inspection of the all cranes on rig and help for maintenance with mechanical and electrical department. Inform the Deck supervisor and Barge engineer about any problems on cranes and support for all maintenance on cranes including the change wire robs on cranes following the all safety standards and procedures.

2014 to 2019: Working for Saipem as a stage 3 crane operator on board several vessels including the Citadel, Topaz Arrow, PLBH pipe line barge but more recently on board the newly built subsea construction Vessel SCV Khankendi. I was brought out as part of a small commissioning team, overseeing the commissioning of the cranes onboard the vessel prior to the offshore project starting. On project I have carried many complex lifts from subsea handshakes to over boarding Umbilical’s as well as heavy lifts using the 900t Huisman crane and the Soremec 50t Knuckle boom Crane. During down time I am kept busy with the crane maintenance on all four Cranes.

2010 to 2014: Employed by Sparrows Offshore Services working on many offshore installation’s in the UK sector of the North Sea. I carried many lifts on some very demanding projects while working and living in the UK for some big clients including BP, TOTAL, NEXANS, SHELL, TAQA,TALISMAN all of which were all carried out safely.

2008 to 2010: Working for Sparrows Offshore Services on BP platforms within the Caspian Sea. I carried out the day to day operations as well as the daily and weekly maintenance on production and Drilling platforms as well as heavy lift vessels. During this period, I gained a lot of experience on many different crane types including but not all, Fauel Favco, Titan, Stothert & Pitt, Kenz, Kone, Rauma Repola, Norlift, Hydromarine, Liebherr, Manitowoc.

2006 to 2010: Employed by KCA Deutag as roughneck/Derrek man on board the SHIRAG platform. During this time my main reasonability’s were to ensure all the drilling duties were carried out safely and efficiently as well as assisting and covering for the Derrek man.

2005 to 2006: Working as a Rigger Banksman for PCH/Technip in the Azerbaijan Zikh Ship Yard for the building of the Shak Deniz Platform. I was reasonable for all lifting operations carried out by Mammoet company cranes.

2003 to 2005: I was a Rigger/Banksman for J R McDermott Construction within the SPS Ship Yard. The projects carried by myself during this period included the building of the Central Azeri and West Azeri Platforms. I was responsible for all the lifting operations in the fabrication workshops.

1995 to 2003: Pipe Fitter on Heydar Aliyev plant, working in the plant room and being responsible for all water treatment and heating/cooling pipework for the whole site.


Fishing, Hunting, Cycling, Music, Reading, Walking.


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