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This position performs all marine surveys, vessel, cargo inspections, as well as petroleum inspections on petroleum vessels and petroleum cargoes. The Inspector performs quantity determination inspections of ships, barges and pipeline transfers of petroleum, petrochemical and chemical products.


  • Physically sample, measure, and take the temperature of vessel's tanks and shore tanks using a variety of methods dictated by company and ASTM procedures.
  • Calculate and certify quantities transferred and perform full reconciliation of those quantities.
  • Accurately complete all required reports and forms.
  • Work constructively with client's representatives, vessel personnel, and shore facility personnel to insure accurate results.
  • Maintain regular communication with office staff with reference to job status, problems, concerns, etc.
  • Stay current with and adhere to the latest industry and client procedures and standards as provided by field supervisors and/or office staff.
  • Ensures work practices are carried out according to established methods that meet all Quality Control standards and best practices where this is required or appropriate.
  • Always work in a safe manner and according to company and terminal procedures.
  • Candidates will be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Will also be required to work on-call occasion
  • Will be required to travel to customers facilities and carry out their job duties.
  • May be assigned and coordinate special or ad hoc projects as needed.

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.
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Post secondary education in cargo inspections or a related field would be highly desirable.
  • 2 or more years of experience in a petroleum related field related to cargo inspections would be an asset.
  • 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 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.

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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