IMI1658 - Self- Propelled Modular Trailer (SPMT) Operator

Job Family: Corporate Planning
Location: Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia
Business Line: Asset Management & Marine Operation
Department: Lifting & Rigging
Closing Date: 10-Nov-2022
Self- Propelled Modular Trailer (SPMT) Operator
  • SPMT operator responsible for managing safe and efficient lifting or transfer operations in accordance with Company Policy, Quality Safety & Environmental Management System, and International Standards.
  • Read and understand transport drawing then setup the SPMT configuration accordingly.
  • Following typical Manufacture methods, builds trailers using basic hand tools to prepare for heavy hauling
  • Ensures all components and the SPMT systems as a whole are in good working condition
  • Troubleshoots any issues seen with the trailers which do not conform to typical, approved Manufacture methods.
  • Assemble, disassemble, set, and configure (mechanically and electronically), operate the SPMT (Scheuerle) in any configuration and in any cargo type / weight, as per manufacture specifications
  • Operate the SPMT on Shipyard roads, on ground, on floating vessel and during load out / load in operations.
  • Check and maintain the efficiency of the SPMT, execute regular maintenance, and execute problem shooting
  • Responsible for the daily and weekly control and maintenance of the SPMT 
  • Reads and understands hydraulic and electrical schematics
  • Adjusts trailers to ensure even distribution of weight across all axles, even over rough terrain
  • Reports to various work sites as directed by the SPMT supervisor, dispatcher, or Superintendent on – time and ready to operate SPMT equipment or other assigned duties
  • Has working knowledge of rigging and lashing and is able to perform basic rigging responsibilities 
  • Able to independently position equipment in required/desired spots with or without a load
  • Assists with jacking, pumping, carriage, winch and weighing work before, during and after move.
  • Has basic knowledge of engineering drawings and is able to ensure that loads, loading methods, load securing, and load transport comply with the plan
  • Capable of performing and checking rigging and lashing done on the SPMT and the load, to ensure that the move can be performed safely for personnel, load and equipment
  • Operate the SPMT to execute Transport operation, SPMT assembly and reconfiguration under foreman supervision in line with SPMT operation manual, charts, Transport supervisor instruction, and approved Transport drawing.
  • Ability to operate / assemble / reconfigure the SPMT according to the operation manual, under guidance of supervisor.
  • Fills out the daily operations SPMT / transport checklist before any operation.
  • Controls SPMT movements in response to hand signals or radio commands by certified L&R / Transport supervisors, Foremen, or operators. 
  • Oversees the care and maintenance of SPMT/PPU equipment. Ensures proper licensing and inspections are kept current and coordinates the necessary maintenance and repairs of equipment with L&R / Transport supervisor and maintenance Dept.
  • Ensure the safe and effective utilization of SPMT equipment.
  • Make sure that all SPMT equipment is maintained in proper working order.
  • Make sure that the required care and maintenance is accomplished on SPMT equipment/parts.
  • Stop unsafe Transport activity and report any potential hazards to L&R / Transport supervisor, and safety team.
  • Support the Production & Project supervisor with planned transport activity.
  • Provides input for daily work sheets / SPMT time sheet for each project. 28. Awareness/knowledge of applicable Regulations, National and International standards
  • Ensuring that all requirements / documents / permits are available before executing the transport.
  • Must be able to work in a standard field environment (being aware of your surroundings and operations going on around you, SPMT size and required area for transport operation)
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor / Foreman
Other Information
  • Good communicator
  • Work well under pressure
  • Excellent attitude towards health and safety.
  • Good physical / fitness and health condition as the job contain a lot of manual handling.
  • Flexible – able to work shift work, performing duties at all hours
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
3. SPMT Certificate