Petroleum Inspector - Savannah

Company Name:
SGS AUTOMOTIVE
#### Primary Responsibilities
Responsible for performing quantity determination inspections of ships, barges and pipeline transfers of petroleum, petrochemical and chemical products.
#### Reporting to
Oil, Gas & Chemicals (OGC) Services, is a division of SGS, is the market leader in independent inspection, testing, verification and specialized technical services to the Oil, Gas and Chemical industries.
SGS is much more than just a place to work. It''s a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and grow.
#### Specific responsibilities
Physically sample, measure, and take the temperature of vessel's tanks and shore tanks utilizing a variety of methods dictated by company and API procedures.
Calculates and reports quantities transferred and perform full reconciliation of same.
Accurately complete all required reports and forms.
Work in cooperation with client's representatives, U.S. Customs, vessel personnel, government agents and shore facility personnel to insure accurate results are achieved.
Maintain regular communication with office staff with reference to job status, problems, concerns, etc.
Maintain knowledge and adhere to the latest industry and client procedures and standards as provided by SGS.
Individual must be dependable and reliable whose daily presence adds to the success of the Department.
Provide guidance and assist in the training of Inspector Trainees.
Operate to the highest standards of ethics, in accordance with the SGS Statement of Integrity.
Assist in other branch duties as assigned (Dispatching, filing, sampling disposal, etc.).
#### Profile
High School degree or general education degree (GED).
Candidates must have experience with measuring, gauging and transferring petrochemical products.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and/or groups both within the organization or while representing the organization.
Basic math comprehension with an aptitude for fractions.
Must be able to perform job duties as it pertains to:
Working outdoors during adverse weather conditions (rain, heat, cold, etc.,)
Must be able to work in confined spaces.
Must be able to climb storage tank ladders and stairs, typically 25 to 65 feet high.
Must be able to climb vessel gangways, stairs, ladders, etc.
Must be able to carry up to 75 pounds of samples, gear or equipment.
Must be able to differentiate between colors accurately by sight.
Must have flexible schedule and be available on call (24 hours) 6 days a week; 2 days off. Able to work extended or abnormal hours (evenings, weekend / holiday) when needed to meet business commitments.
All required licenses must be maintained in an active status without suspension or revocation throughout employment.
Depending on location, a company vehicle can be assigned. IF NOT, must have reliable insured vehicle and will be provided with car allowance..
Our company vehicle policy states that sample containers must be stored in a separated compartment from the occupants' compartment. Must be able to transport samples as per Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
Depending on situation, may have to utilize SCBA and / respirator. (Will be trained and fit tested).
#### Skills
Ability to work effectively under pressure, while performing numerous projects concurrently with different deadlines.
High tolerance for job pressure and extended hours.
Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills (verbal and written).
Ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision.
Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment when necessary.
Ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources into solutions.
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to make sound suggestions or recommendations.
#### Additional information
Oil, Gas and Chemical Services, a division of SGS, provides a competitive compensation package and a wide range of benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement programs, and Company Paid Life Insurance) and a broad range of career opportunities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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Industry or Theme: Chemical,Oil & Gas
Functional Area: Inspection
Contract Type:
Reference Number: US04389
Listing Date: 23.04.2014 00
Closing Date: 31.08.2014 00

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