Marine Inspector

Employment type: Full-time
City: Burnaby
Last visit: 2014-10-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-29



This position will perform quantity determination inspections and sampling of ships, barges and shore tanks of petroleum and petrochemical products.


Learn and apply proper procedures associated with tank gauging, sampling, and custody transfers.

Communicate with the senior petroleum inspectors about job orders.

Physically sample, measure, and take the temperature of vessel’s tanks and shore tanks using a variety of methods dictated by the company and/or client and ASTM procedures.

Assist senior inspectors with vessel deck surveys as required.

Accurately gauge shore tanks before and after vessel loads/discharges.

Ensure all equipment is properly calibrated and logged before use.

Clean and maintain all inspection equipment.

Ensure all relative data is correctly transferred from field books to computer files.

Read and learn all available API/ASTM procedures and manuals associated with our business.

Understand and follow Terminal Task Orders for each custody transfer.

Take instructions from the Senior Inspector or Laboratory Supervisor regarding cleaning sample bottles, disposing samples, and replenishing shelves with new/clean bottles.

Communicate with terminal representatives and monitor vessel activity to ensure punctuality during jobs.

Properly sample shore tanks & ship tanks to obtain representative samples.

Clean and maintain company trucks.

Follow instructions from senior inspectors.

Maintain a clean workstation, equipment area, clothing area, and inspection office.

Properly identify and complete required data on all sample tags.

Always work in a safe manner and according to company and terminal procedures.

May be assigned and coordinate special or ad hoc projects as needed.


Minimum of a High School Diploma or a General Educational Development equivalency (GED) is required.

Previous experience in a petroleum related field is an asset.

At least 1 years experience in a production or manufacturing role.

Strong mathematical skills  a strong asset.

Must be meticulous and punctual in duties associated with petroleum gauging and sampling.

A desire to learn and work in the petroleum/marine industry, with an emphasis on quantity and quality inspections of custody transfers.

Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.

Candidates must be proficient in using various type of computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc

Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition.

Ability to work well with others & independently.

Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.

Works well under pressure.

Extended hours may be required from time to time.

Must be able to work odd hours around shipping schedules (days, nights, weekends, and holidays

Must be able to work weekends, and be on call on a 24 hour basis.

Travel to other SGS locations may be required from time to time.

Ensures full compliance with the company’s Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.

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Career Level: Entry Level

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Marine and Maritime

Job Function: Skilled Trades and Labour