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Dock Watch (Part-time/On-call, ideal for retired or semi-retired)

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Operations Support & Admin.
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049694 Requisition #

Dock Watch (Part-time/On-call,

ideal for retired or semi-retired)

Dartmouth, NS (Oil, Gas & Chemicals division)

 

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Dock Watch you may be responsible for performing the following duties for the client:

 
Off-loading

This position will require personnel to unload ships and connect/disconnect hoses from the associated process equipment used to transfer the clients products. The loader will also be responsible for preparing and completing the appropriate documents and checklist. 

 

Line Handler (Only applicable to those sites with Marine Operations)

This position will require personnel to tie up (moor) and or release (unmoor) ships and connect/disconnect liquid petroleum or other product cargo hoses from ships to manifold.


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITES :
 
  • Visually inspect the manifold to be involved in the upcoming transfer in order to ensure that everything is mechanically sound and there is no defective equipment before unloading.
  • Place appropriate signage around dock area showing emergency exits and emergency contacts as well as mandatory areas where flotation vests need to be worn.
  • Prepare Hydraulic boom for spill containment deployment.
  • Deploy Security fence and position large fire extinguisher on dock.
  • Ensure sidewalk valve is open prior to product off-load and closing valve at completion of product off-load.
  • Connection of load hoses.
  • Check for the last product contained.
  • Off-load ship according to loading instructions using run plan
  • Communicate with facility supervisor on any problems as they occur.
  • Disconnect loading hose and inspect for any leaks.
  • Complete appropriate paperwork/documentation throughout off-load.
  • Additional to these functions you have to be ready to:
 
Line Handling
  •  Tie up and release ships.
  •   Visually inspect the ship to be involved in the upcoming transfer in order to ensure that the ship is mechanically sound and there is no defective equipment before the unloading process begins.

  • Hook up/disconnect cargo hoses.
  • Connect hoses and operate equipment to unload liquid petroleum, chemical or other products off the ship.
  • Disconnect loading hose and inspect for any leaks prior to releasing the ship.
  • Communicate with facility supervisor on any problems as they occur.
  • Process and complete the appropriate paperwork/documentation in accordance with the client’s requirements.
  • May perform other activities, such as opening containers and crates, filling warehouse orders, assisting in taking inventory and weighing and checking materials.
  • This position will be required to wear a CSA Approved Life Jackets for the job.

Profile :

  • Education: Minimum of a High School Diploma or a General Educational Development equivalency (GED)
  • Experience:
  • 0-1 years of relevant work experience required or equivalent experience through education.

Technical skills :


  • Previous experience in a Petroleum Refinery field would be a strong asset.
  • Ability and willingness to work rotating on-call shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime.
  • Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential. 
  • Sufficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors
  • Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment.
  • Ability to work well with others & independently.
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
  • Ability to work well with others & independently.
  • Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Extended hours and shift work may be required from time to time.
  • Travel to other SGS locations or client location may be required from time to time.
  • Ensures full compliance with the company’s Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.
 
Additional Information:
 

SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process.  Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

 

Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada


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