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Operations Support & Admin.
047935 Requisition #

As a PTO Line Handler you may be responsible for performing the following duties for the client:

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.


  • 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 loading or unloading process begins. 
  • Check the ship for the last product contained. 
  • Hook up/disconnect cargo and fuelling hoses. 
  • Connect hoses or pipes and operate equipment to load and unload liquid petroleum, chemical or other products on and off the ship. 
  • Disconnect loading arm/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. 

We are looking for someone with the following Skills, Experiences and Qualifications:

  • Must be legally eligible to work for an employer in Canada without sponsorship.
  • High school Diploma (or equivalent) is required. 
  • 1 years of relevant work experience required or equivalent experience through education. 
  • Willing to work irregular hours on day, night and week-end on partial week shifts 
  • 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.

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 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.


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.  We also have an appreciation of innovative and creative people and a commitment to safety that is at the foundation of everything we do.  We strongly encourage diverse applicants to apply.

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