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lifting specialist

Lagos, Nigeria
December 02, 2019

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Moses Omoesiri GBAGI



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A dedicated and competent professional working for 13 years, with 10 years extensive management working experience. My experience covers both oil & gas sector and construction industry working on various locations both onshore and offshore.

I have a good working knowledge of Hse lifting and rigging safety systems (regulations and standards) of safe lifting, rigging practices and procedures and play an active role to ensure the good working practices are observed and maintained within the system.

I have supervised the operation of the following cranes for (Onshore) construction site -:

Vehicle Mounted Crane, Tower Crane, Rough Terrain Crane, Crawler Crane, All Terrain Crane, Overhead crane/ Gantry cranes, Telescopic Handler Crane and Telescopic Crane and for (offshore) site-:Knuckle boom cranes and Davit jib cranes.


High degree of observational skills, the ability to think clearly and calmly in an emergency situation, the drive and determination to achieve deadlines whilst working safely.

Excellent interpretation and analysis of Auto cad lift plans drawings, words, excel etc.

Ability to prepare (or check) lifting engineering calculations and risk assessments.

Sufficient practical experience to demonstrate technical competence.

Strong communication skills, Solution orientated, resourceful and perform well under pressure.

Speak English fluently.


Site Hse lifting specialist - TOTAL E&P OML 130 EGINA OFFSHORE NIGERIA

2018 – Present

Develop the Site lifting and handling procedures from the Hook up installation to commissioning and start up

Review lifting plans, procedures and method statement of all lifting operations.

Approve critical lifting plans and attend the lifts on site

Providing lifting coverage for all Hook up installation on the FPSO.

Participate in lifting and handling audits of the contractor as per company LMS requirement

Perform weekly audit inspection checks to verify contractor compliance with the safe use of lifting equipment on site

Support and supervised all loading and unloading vessel operations on facility deck.

Holding pre-job meetings/tool box talks and training of local personnel

Participates in the periodic 3rd party inspections and certifications of Lifting Equipment and color coding activities.

Site Hse lifting specialist - TOTAL E&P NIGERIA

2016 – 2018

Collaborate with Company Representative/RSES-D and HSE Team on board to ensure all lifting operations are carried out safely in line with Client and Project HSE expectations and objectives.

Promote safe handling and lifting operations in reference to Company HSE policy and international standards

Participate in periodic reviews and audits of contractor LMS as required by client

Review and approve contractor lifting plans and responsible for Lifting/Handling operations on site

Assess contractor lifting and handling procedures and review engineering calculation for critical lifts

Carried out procedures review of Lifting Operations for all critical lifting or handling operations on offshore installation activities onsite.

Carried out site surveillance of product quality and development of procedures.

Provided logistics support and coordinated all Loading and Unloading operations in the logistics support facility for deep sea Oil & Gas exploration vessels.

Providing lifting coverage and expertise in day to day handling and lifting activities on site.

Supervised and coordinated all lifting operations, skidding operations, cross hauling activities of spools and piping installations of various tonnages on the site.

Actively engaged in review of Method statement, lifting engineering calculations and risk assessments and lifting procedures for all lifting operations on site.

Made sure Company Rules and Procedures (Lifting Management System) regarding handling & lifting operations are well understood and applied by the Contractors.

Hse/Lifting supervisor – LAFARGE HOLCIM - Africa

2010 - 2016

Carried out review of Lifting Operations Plans for all critical lifting or handling operations and installation activities on site.

Supervising and coordinating of all lifting operations, skidding operations and piping installations of various tonnages on the line II project

Conduct lifting awareness training for local contractors.

Participate in third party inspection of all lifting equipment/gears.

Maintain record and register of color-coding of equipment/lifting gears and manage and control site-rigging loft.

Conduct Monthly Facility Safety Meetings on general lifting basics

Carry out lifting HSE audits in accordance with approved schedules and plans on location.

Implementing lifting HSE training and development.

Hse/Rigging supervisor - Dodsal E & C Pte Ltd dubai


Planning and Supervising all lifting and installations operations of various tonnages on site

Developed procedures for all lifting operation and installations, in compliance to Company’s approved lifting practices and procedures

Participate in third party pre-mob and certification of lifting equipment on site and making sure operators competence are valid.

Ensuring all lifting equipment/gears being used by the contractor companies are visually inspected every 6 months by a competent person or by an approved third party inspection company and that the color code for that period is applied.

Holding pre-job meetings/tool box talks and training of local personnel


Higher Diploma in Accounting

1998 – 2002


Moving engineering construction load – level 3 diploma (ecitb)

Rigging and lifting (advance and technical support) level – 3(nsl)

Rigging and lifting safety awareness. (nsl,)

Cranes - onshore, offshore and marine. (nsl)

Appointed person lifting operation (jci)

Opito rigger stage 3 competence (saf)

Opito banksman/ slinger stage 3 competence (saf)

Safe use of lifting equipment (leea/iadc - jci)

LEEA –lifting equipment general/ part 1 entry certificate

Basic rigging and lifting operations (aps alliance training consults)

Occupational safety and health supervisors course (OSHA)

Nebosh International Technical certificate in oil and gas operational certificate

Basic offshore safety induction and emergency training (bosiet)

Offshore Safety Passport (OSP)

Opito CA - EBS

Hobbies and interest

My free time is occupied largely travelling with reading classic literature and biographies. I can usually be found curled on the couch watching some of my favorite movies with my family. I also enjoy board and video games.


On request.

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