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Operations Support & Admin.
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As a PTO Technician, you may be responsible for performing the following duties for the client:

This position will require personnel to load and unload rail cars, trucks or other modes of transport and connect/disconnect these modes of transport from the associated process equipment used to transfer the clients products and their raw materials. The loader will also be responsible for preparing these modes of transport for shipment and completing the appropriate documents and checklist.



• Site Leader, Departmental Supervisor or Manager
• This position works under general direction


* The expectation of the Loader is to follow all procedures, checklists and regulations while completing their tasks. These tasks may include activities such as:
• Match loading schedule to bill of lading.
• Weigh rail car and/or truck in adherence to specific load instructions.
• Fill out loading record.
• Insure that truck/rail car is positioned at proper loading rack.
• Visually inspect the rail car or truck to be involved in the upcoming transfer in order to ensure that everything is mechanically sound and there is no defective equipment before loading or unloading.
• Connection of load arms/hoses/ground straps.
• Check for the last product contained.
• Load rail car/truck according to loading instructions using gauges and/or strapping tables.
• Insure that outages, or, innages do not exceed DOT certification for the particular vessel being loaded.
• Ensure the stenciling on the car is correct and in date
• Check weight of rail car/truck after loading to ensure that gross weight is not exceeded.
• Communicate with facility supervisor on any problems as they occur.
• Disconnect loading arm/hose and inspect for any leaks prior to releasing the rail car/truck.
• Secure the T/C or TIT as per procedure/regulation.
• Placard the Mode of Transport
• Complete appropriate paperwork/documentation.
• Updates the status of all MOT which they alter in the Clients computer tracking tool
• Any other duties that may be assigned in order to complete the assigned task.


• Education: High school Diploma (or equivalent) is required.
• Experience: 0-1 years of relevant work experience required or equivalent experience through education.


• 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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