Main Purpose:

A Rope Access Level 3 has the required experience, theoretical and technical knowledge to complete and supervise a range of rope access related inspection activities. These activities may be completed individually i.e. review or production of procedures, method statements, risk assessments, pre-job safety analysis etc. or by supervising a team of other multi-disciplined technicians using rope access techniques.

The Rope Access Level 3 Technician will have additional certificates in the field of Inspection, inclusive of NDT.

Main Responsibilities:

  • A Rope Access Level 3 Technician is responsible for the planning and management of assigned tasks and maintaining a safe system of work
  • Pre-work analysis to establish whether rope access methods are appropriate, risk assessments, pre-job safety analysis to identify any hazards and assess the likelihood of an incident occurring and to establish control measures to minimize the risk including rescue planning
  • Contribute to the technical specification requirements for the selection and approval of rope access equipment
  • Duties will also include assisting with NDT or LOLER Examinations, dimensional and functional inspection of equipment related to the Oil and Gas Industry, management of personnel and equipment, the overall safety of themselves and all others they are responsible for, overseeing other technicians to ensure inspections and reporting is completed as per company procedures
  • Further duties include onsite training and assisting with on-going personnel competency. Dealing with clients, ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with the company policies and procedures, complying with all Company Safety, Environmental and Quality Policies and Procedures, and reporting to the Operations Manager any and all pertinent issues affecting the safe and professional operations within the company
  • When not completing rope access activities it is an expectation that the Rope Access Level 3 will assist any tasks that are allocated to them by the onshore and offshore project management teams.

Skills / Qualifications:

  • IRATA Level III Certification required including proficiency in theoretical knowledge, equipment and rigging, manoeuvres, climbing and rescue/hauling
  • Ability to work productively in adverse conditions
  • Be able to demonstrate all the skills and knowledge required of levels I, II and III
  • In date IRATA Log Book
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Relevant Trade certificates/VQ (Inspection)
  • Offshore Medical
  • Offshore Survival
  • MIST
  • Good Communication skills
  • Supervisory and Planning skills
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Ability to work in a team and on own initiative
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of advanced rescue techniques
  • Assist other technicians as required
  • Ensure operational safety of all equipment
  • Fluent in Written and Spoken English

NDT Inspector:

  • Verified 3 years experience in NDT Inspections
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection Level 2
  • Ultrasonics Level 2 (Plate Tester) or Eddy Current Level 2

At least four of the following:

  • Capable of leading Drilling Tool / Equipment Inspection
  • Capable of leading Subsea Tool / Equipment Inspection
  • Capable of leading Pipework Survey - Low Pressure
  • Capable of leading Pipework Survey - High Pressure
  • Capable of leading Structural Inspections (Rig) - Externals
  • Capable of leading Structural Inspections (Rig) - Internals
  • Capable of Structural Inspections (Rig) - Report Compilation
  • Capable of Air Pressure Vessel Inspection
  • Capable of Derrick Inspection API 4G survey
  • Capable of Mooring Equipment Inspection

Lifting Inspector:

  • Verified 3 years’ experience in Lifting Equipment Inspections
  • Capable of leading LOLER Initial Survey
  • Capable of leading LOLER Follow Up Survey
  • Capable of leading LOLER Survey Report compilation
  • Capable of performing Load Testing – Accessories
  • Preferably one of the following:
  • LEEA Lifting Machines Manual
  • LEEA Lifting Machines Power
  • LEEA Runways & Light Crane Structures
  • LEEA Overhead Travelling Cranes
  • LEEA Offshore Containers

2+ years experience

Kelly Hope

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