Petroleum Inspector
SGS North America Inc.

Deer Park, Texas

Posted in Consultancy

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Job Info

Company Description

We are SGS - the world's leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for sustainability, quality and integrity. Our 99,600 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

Job Description


The Petroleum Inspector performs testing of bulk liquid or gaseous hydrocarbon or chemical cargo supervision services, such as but not limited to, gauging, sampling and reconciliation of transfer from shore tank, barge or ship to shore tank, barge or ship. Acts in accordance with Client, SGS Operational Excellence practices and Industry standards.

Job Functions

  • Physically samples, measures, and takes the temperature of vessel's tanks and shore tanks utilizing a variety of methods dictated by company and American Petroleum Institute (API) procedures.
  • Follows Safely standards and performs job efficiently. Works within defined technical processes and procedures or methodologies.
  • Calculates and reports quantities of the bulk liquid or gaseous hydrocarbon transferred and performs full reconciliation.
  • Completes all required reports and forms, using the SGS propriety Ship Inspection Report (SIR) and / or Site Acceptance Test (SAT) systems.
  • Works in cooperation with client's representatives, US Customs, vessel personnel, government agents and shore facility personnel.
  • Maintains regular communication with the business unit office staff with reference to job status, problems, concerns, etc.
  • Maintains knowledge and adheres to the latest industry, client and SGS internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Operates to the highest standards of ethics, in accordance with the SGS Code of Integrity including adhering to all company safety practices.
  • Assists in other branch duties as assigned related to back office support and housekeeping.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience
  • High School or equivalent (Required)
  • 6 months to 2 years of transferrable industry experience (Required)
  • Completion of internal Inspector Development Program Level (Preferred)
Licenses and Certifications
  • Valid Driver's License (Required)
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) (Preferred)
  • Must maintain valid Driver's License and TWIC card once obtained through course of employment (Required)
  • International Federation of Inspection Agencies (IFIA) Certification (Preferred)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Continues to gain knowledge and expertise in the profession (Required)
  • Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems (Required)
  • Has no discretion to vary from established procedures by performing structured work assignments (Required)
  • Language Skills: English - Basic level (Required)
  • Mathematical Skills: Basic level of proficiency with a good understanding of fractions and decimals (Required)
  • Reasoning Skills/Abilities: Intermediate level (Required)
  • Communication Skills: Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and/or groups both within the organization or while representing the organization (Required)
  • Flexibility: Must be flexible with ability to accept changes in instructions on short notice (Required)
  • Individual must be dependable and reliable whose daily presence adds to the success of the Department (Required)
  • Must have a positive attitude and show eagerness to accomplish goals and achieve desired results while working independently or in a team setting (Required)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision (Required)
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, while performing numerous projects with different deadlines (Required)
  • Ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources into solutions (Required)
Computer Skills
  • MS Office - Basic to Intermediate user proficiency (Required)
Physical Demands of the Job
  • Stand: Frequently
  • Move or traverse: Frequently
  • Sit: Occasionally
  • Use hands: Constantly
  • Reach with hands and arms: Frequently
  • Climb or balance: Frequently
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: Frequently
  • Talk/hear: Constantly
  • Taste/Smell: Occasionally
  • Lift/carry/push or pull: Frequently 50 lbs

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