Senior Surveyor - Search Guide Services, Durban

  • Durban
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Mining
  • Posted by Search Guide Services on Tuesday, February 18, 2020
  • Reference: SNRSVRY
  • Apply before Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 11 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Search Guide Services

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 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.


Senior Surveyor


Business Manager


The Oil, Gas & Chemicals Surveyor is mainly responsible for the day-to-day operations of the section. He will liaise with the Operations Manager to execute all aspects of the import and export operations in the field on behalf of our client, thereby protecting their interest. He will also assist the Operations Manager with the operations of Field Inspectors including the maintenance of the field equipment.


* Ensure the daily operations are executed to ensure customer satisfaction and safely.
* Ensure constant client communication is maintained to provide real time operational feedback with the clients.
* To verify cargo/custody transfers are carried out according to agreed standards (API), via accurate measurements, sampling and recording all the required observations.
* To have thorough knowledge of refinery/terminal operations and working closely with these or other parties during custody transfers.
* Performing cargo quantity calculations and completing reports according to standards and company requirements.
* Being able to issue protests on any actions or omissions of the terminal or vessel that might lead to discrepancies during custody transfer.
* To be able to perform and issue final quantity reports for excise purposes as per agreed standards.
* To be able to analyze all available information to determine apparent discrepancies, and to be able to conduct systematic analysis of data to determine likely cause of any variances. Then to be able to produce a loss control or investigation report.
* Liaise with terminals to ensure smooth operations protecting client's interest. Promptly reporting findings to our principals.
* Assist with on the job refresher training, assessment of field operators, as well as to assist with field audits on tasks performed by field operators.
* Ensure all training is undertaken regularly and completed timeously (eg. CBT, SHE, safe / techtalk and Quality).
* Assist with reviews on job nominations and provide timely feedback to seniors.
* To make themselves aware and to assist in the maintenance of the QA management system.
* Must be able to act with integrity and a high level of ethical confidentiality.
* Adhere to all quality and safety requirements of the SGS management system.
* Perform any other reasonable tasks as assigned by direct line manager.



* Minimum academic qualification is Grade 12.
* Marine courses would be advantageous.


* Minimum of 5 years' experience in Petroleum/Chemical related industry.
* Terminal/Shipping background.


* Ability to communicate with people in professional manner.
* Ability to problem solve.
* Ability to do the applied research where required.




* Cease the use of any equipment that may be deemed to constitute a safety hazard or enter hazardous environments without the necessary knowledge and protection and report the situation to direct line manager to take action.
* Cease to carry on with work that may affect the quality (integrity) of services and report the situation to direct line manager to take action.
* Initiate a formal improvement request when a deviation of the system occurs, possible improvements are identified or when nonconformity is identified.
* Adhere to all quality and safety requirements of the SGS management system.
* Actively participate in safety related activities.
* Always wear appropriate protective clothing (where required)
* Adhere to all relevant HSE procedures and protocols.
* Keep workplace and equipment neat and tidy.
* Perform Health and Safety inspections in designated areas
* Report deviations and communicate instructions to improve and maintain the quality system.

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