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Petroleum Inspector

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Date: Jan 29, 2021

Location: Los Angeles, California, US

Company: Bureau Veritas

Oil and Petroleum Inspector

Location: Los Angeles, Ca

**Must be flexible with scheudle and able to travel 75%**

SUMMARY:  Visits client facilities, shore tanks, railcars, and tank trucks, Vessels for quantity surveys of a variety of commodities including petroleum and petrochemicals and collects samples for laboratory analysis.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Receives orders, obtains information, and gathers paperwork from Operations Supervisor(s) on movements.
Ensures that all equipment is in good operating condition – calibration verification, correct and clean.  This includes safety and monitoring equipment appropriate to the job.
Reports to job-site punctually and observes all Inspectorate applicable federal and state regulations and standards, Terminal, Refinery, and/or vessel requirements, including safety and measurement standards.
Attends “Key Meetings” with external personnel ashore and/or abroad.  Represents Inspectorate by appearance and conduct.  Behaves ethically at all times.
Communicates any problems, discrepancies, or other noteworthy incidents to the Operations Supervisor and/or Dispatcher without delay.
Obtains samples, gauges shore tanks, vessel(s), barge(s), railcar(s), and/or tank truck(s) as specified per job order.
Labels sample containers with full and correct identifying data, including location of sample, material, type of sample, safety information, time collected, etc.
Promptly and accurately calculates quantities and completes all required paperwork and distributes copies appropriately.
Promptly and safely delivers samples to an Inspectorate laboratory for analysis or turn in for retain, or client facilities for analysis or retain.
Reviews any discrepancies with Operations Supervisor, signs and returns job order form.
Maintains a 24-hour on-call status.  Supports and participates in Inspectorate’s Business Management System (BMS).  Attends company meetings as required.



QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  High school diploma or general education development certificate (GED).  Knowledge of company HS&E procedures and associated governmental regulations.



LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form.  Ability to deal with problems involving variables in standardized situations.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS:  Valid drivers license required, TWIC not required but preferred.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands, and arms; and climb or balance.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and taste and smell.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.