Petroleum Inspector - Newport News

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#### Primary Responsibilities
Perform quantity determination inspections of ships, barges and pipeline transfers of petroleum, petrochemical and chemical products in and around the Yorktown - Newport News area. Ideal candidate should reside on the Peninsula; as the position requires you to be at the site within 30 minutes from the dispatch call.
#### 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.
Join a leader - 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 using a variety of methods dictated by company and ASTM procedures.
Calculate and certify quantities transferred and perform full reconciliation of same.
Accurately complete all required reports and forms.
Work constructively with client's representatives, U.S. Customs, vessel personnel, and shore facility personnel to insure accurate results.
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 Field Supervisors / Office staff.
Provide guidance and assist in the training of Inspector Trainees.
#### Profile
High School degree or general education degree (GED).
Candidates with prior experience in gauging, sampling of petrochemical products or experience with refineries, pipeline, barges, tanker man, off shore working with petrochemicals, oils, gases, water, etc., are desired. Otherwise, candidates that have experienced in measurement, surveying, inspection, etc., (transferrable), will be considered.
Candidate should reside within the immediate area of Newport News, VA; as the position requires you to be at the site within 45 minutes from the dispatch call.
Must have Basic math comprehension with a strong aptitude for fractions, as this position requires you to calculation products utilizing a tape.
Must have reliable insured transportation, with sufficient room to carry equipment. Will be provided with vehicle allowance.
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 climb vessel gangways, stairs, ladders, and storage tank ladders and stairs, typically 25 to 65 feet high.
Must be able to carry up to 50 pounds of samples, gear or equipment.
Must be able to differentiate between colors accurately by sight.
Must be able to work 6 days on - 2 days off (evenings, weekend / holiday) when needed to meet business commitments. Position is an on call position during the 24 hour schedule.
#### Skills
Ability to work effectively under pressure, while performing numerous projects concurrently with different deadlines.
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: Agriculture & Food,Automotive,Chemical,Construction,Consumer Goods & Retail,Energy,Finance,Industrial Manufacturing,Life Sciences,Logistics,Mining,Oil & Gas,Public Sector,Environment,Trade,Sustainability,Training,Risk Management,QHSE
Functional Area: Inspection
Contract Type:
Reference Number: US04274
Listing Date: 04.03.2014 00
Closing Date: 30.08.2014 00

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