Marine Surveyor - Union
Intertek
Burnaby, BC

About $63,000 - $86,000 a year

Marine Surveyor - Union - (190002CF)
Description

Intertek, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services, is looking for a Pollution & Safety Advisor to join our Caleb Brett team.

This team provides cargo inspection and analytical assessment to the world’s petroleum, mining, minerals and biofuels industries. With solutions based on years of expertise, innovation and advanced analytical capabilities, we help customers optimize return on cargoes and help them resolve difficult technical challenges.

1. General Description of Responsibilities

1.1. Working mainly independently for clients at locations remote from the managing office, supervising ship loading and discharging operations at a terminal to provide pollution prevention, cargo expediting and safety advisory services, ensuring that such operations are carried out in compliance with the Intertek quality system, best industry practices, applicable law, and client requirements.

2. Specific Responsibilities

2.1. Monitoring client ship(s) to promote safe and pollution free operation while minimising port time by improving operational efficiency.

2.2. Ensuring that all ship-board personnel involved in any supervised operations are fully aware of their role in, and the requirements of, such operations.

2.3. Ensuring effective ship to shore communication channels are established and maintained throughout any supervised operation.

2.4. Supervising mooring and unmooring operations and, where applicable, the ship’s anchoring arrangements and ensuring the ship’s arrangements comply at all times with applicable law and terminal procedures.

2.5. Ensuring safe access to and from the ship by verifying that gangway and safety net arrangements are properly rigged and maintained throughout the ship’s stay at the terminal.

2.6. Ensuring that all voyage orders are understood and observed and that the ship is familiar with and complies with applicable law, terminal regulations, and client policies;

2.7. Attending all Key Meetings on board and ashore with ship officers, shore personnel and cargo inspectors and confirming that all instructions are understood and applied.

2.8. Carrying out ship safety inspections, and completing documentation, including ship and shore checklists as may be required by terminal personnel or the client.

2.9. Ensuring all cargo transfer operations are in accordance with transfer plans, are safe and that the cargo transfer arm, hoses, manifolds, and dock lines are suitable for the operation.

2.10. Conducting regular rounds on terminal and ship to ensure all operations are conducted safely and to prevent air, noise, and water pollution.

2.11. Ensuring the safe transfer of responsibility for marine supervision to the relieving PSA at the change of shift after ensuring that the relief PSA has been provided with all requisite information, and is fully aware of the status of the transfer operation.

2.12. Ensuring that all documentation requested by a client or by Intertek is completed and delivered.

2.13. Issuing to and accepting from, for receipt only, notes of protest concerning ship operations or documentation and promptly providing a copy of any such notes of protest to the client.

2.14. Participating in and/or providing information to review meetings with other PSA’s and/or the client(s).

2.15. If requested, representing the client in the event of accidents or mishaps.

2.16. Other duties related to the above, as assigned

2.17. Carrying out all responsibilities in a supportive manner with total adherence to: the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures, Quality Management System, Compliance and Ethics Policies, Vision, Mission and Strategy, and exercises good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy.

3. Supervision Exercised

3.1. The position of PSA carries no direct personnel responsibility or authority.

3.2. Where two or more PSAs are on a job, the PSA designated as lead PSA has supervisory responsibility and authority.

3.3. The PSA has supervisory responsibility and authority in the training of less experienced employees.

4. Supervision Received

4.1. The PSA will report to the Dispatcher or Coordinator of the local office. The Branch Manager determines the specific reporting line for a PSA. Regardless of reporting lines, the PSA will cooperate fully with all Branch, Area, and Regional departments in dealing with the assigned responsibilities.

5. Education and Experience Requirements

5.1. At a minimum PSAs shall have a full understanding of tanker operations and

5.2. Shall hold or shall have held the Canadian maritime document or equivalent certificate of competency permitting the holder to serve in the rank of at least chief officer or first engineer on board ships of unlimited tonnage, and

5.3. Shall have so served within no more than 10 years prior to being hired and/or

5.3.1. Is currently accredited under the SIRE or CDI programs,

5.3.2. Holds auditor status with the TMSA program,

5.3.3. Gas been a marine surveyor with governmental authorities or a surveyor with a classification society

5.3.4. Actively engaged in a marine consultancy business providing similar services to oil, mining or shipping companies or port authorities or governmental bodies, has served as a marine or engineering superintendent for an oil, mining or shipping company.

6. Core Competencies

6.1. Observant and detail orientated – much of the PSA work is inspecting ships and terminals to ascertain if they are suitable or performing correctly, it is important that the PSA not miss any detail that could be important to the safety or efficiency of the operation.

6.2. Thorough and persistent – The checklists that must be completed for the quality system have many elements, the PSA has to work through them all and strive to obtain all the information required.

6.3. Able to write clear and concise reports – much of the information is technical but is being read by busy non technical clients, the PSA must be able to write reports that communicate the information clearly and economically.

6.4. Diplomatic – the PSA must act as an intermediary between terminal and ship personnel, it’s important that the PSA can obtain the information required or influence the outcome of the operation while maintaining positive relations with all personnel involved.

7. Value Added Competencies

7.1. Presentation skills – meetings with clients may require PSA’s to deliver results from past operations.

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world’s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, RRSP plan, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to disability, race, colour, religion, sex or national origin.

Qualifications

Intertek, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services, is looking for a Pollution & Safety Advisor to join our Caleb Brett team.

This team provides cargo inspection and analytical assessment to the world’s petroleum, mining, minerals and biofuels industries. With solutions based on years of expertise, innovation and advanced analytical capabilities, we help customers optimize return on cargoes and help them resolve difficult technical challenges.

1. General Description of Responsibilities

1.1. Working mainly independently for clients at locations remote from the managing office, supervising ship loading and discharging operations at a terminal to provide pollution prevention, cargo expediting and safety advisory services, ensuring that such operations are carried out in compliance with the Intertek quality system, best industry practices, applicable law, and client requirements.

2. Specific Responsibilities

2.1. Monitoring client ship(s) to promote safe and pollution free operation while minimising port time by improving operational efficiency.

2.2. Ensuring that all ship-board personnel involved in any supervised operations are fully aware of their role in, and the requirements of, such operations.

2.3. Ensuring effective ship to shore communication channels are established and maintained throughout any supervised operation.

2.4. Supervising mooring and unmooring operations and, where applicable, the ship’s anchoring arrangements and ensuring the ship’s arrangements comply at all times with applicable law and terminal procedures.

2.5. Ensuring safe access to and from the ship by verifying that gangway and safety net arrangements are properly rigged and maintained throughout the ship’s stay at the terminal.

2.6. Ensuring that all voyage orders are understood and observed and that the ship is familiar with and complies with applicable law, terminal regulations, and client policies;

2.7. Attending all Key Meetings on board and ashore with ship officers, shore personnel and cargo inspectors and confirming that all instructions are understood and applied.

2.8. Carrying out ship safety inspections, and completing documentation, including ship and shore checklists as may be required by terminal personnel or the client.

2.9. Ensuring all cargo transfer operations are in accordance with transfer plans, are safe and that the cargo transfer arm, hoses, manifolds, and dock lines are suitable for the operation.

2.10. Conducting regular rounds on terminal and ship to ensure all operations are conducted safely and to prevent air, noise, and water pollution.

2.11. Ensuring the safe transfer of responsibility for marine supervision to the relieving PSA at the change of shift after ensuring that the relief PSA has been provided with all requisite information, and is fully aware of the status of the transfer operation.

2.12. Ensuring that all documentation requested by a client or by Intertek is completed and delivered.

2.13. Issuing to and accepting from, for receipt only, notes of protest concerning ship operations or documentation and promptly providing a copy of any such notes of protest to the client.

2.14. Participating in and/or providing information to review meetings with other PSA’s and/or the client(s).

2.15. If requested, representing the client in the event of accidents or mishaps.

2.16. Other duties related to the above, as assigned

2.17. Carrying out all responsibilities in a supportive manner with total adherence to: the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures, Quality Management System, Compliance and Ethics Policies, Vision, Mission and Strategy, and exercises good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy.

3. Supervision Exercised

3.1. The position of PSA carries no direct personnel responsibility or authority.

3.2. Where two or more PSAs are on a job, the PSA designated as lead PSA has supervisory responsibility and authority.

3.3. The PSA has supervisory responsibility and authority in the training of less experienced employees.

4. Supervision Received

4.1. The PSA will report to the Dispatcher or Coordinator of the local office. The Branch Manager determines the specific reporting line for a PSA. Regardless of reporting lines, the PSA will cooperate fully with all Branch, Area, and Regional departments in dealing with the assigned responsibilities.

5. Education and Experience Requirements

5.1. At a minimum PSAs shall have a full understanding of tanker operations and

5.2. Shall hold or shall have held the Canadian maritime document or equivalent certificate of competency permitting the holder to serve in the rank of at least chief officer or first engineer on board ships of unlimited tonnage, and

5.3. Shall have so served within no more than 10 years prior to being hired and/or

5.3.1. Is currently accredited under the SIRE or CDI programs,

5.3.2. Holds auditor status with the TMSA program,

5.3.3. Gas been a marine surveyor with governmental authorities or a surveyor with a classification society

5.3.4. Actively engaged in a marine consultancy business providing similar services to oil, mining or shipping companies or port authorities or governmental bodies, has served as a marine or engineering superintendent for an oil, mining or shipping company.

6. Core Competencies

6.1. Observant and detail orientated – much of the PSA work is inspecting ships and terminals to ascertain if they are suitable or performing correctly, it is important that the PSA not miss any detail that could be important to the safety or efficiency of the operation.

6.2. Thorough and persistent – The checklists that must be completed for the quality system have many elements, the PSA has to work through them all and strive to obtain all the information required.

6.3. Able to write clear and concise reports – much of the information is technical but is being read by busy non technical clients, the PSA must be able to write reports that communicate the information clearly and economically.

6.4. Diplomatic – the PSA must act as an intermediary between terminal and ship personnel, it’s important that the PSA can obtain the information required or influence the outcome of the operation while maintaining positive relations with all personnel involved.

7. Value Added Competencies

7.1. Presentation skills – meetings with clients may require PSA’s to deliver results from past operations.

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world’s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, RRSP plan, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to disability, race, colour, religion, sex or national origin.

Primary Location: CA-BC-Burnaby
Work Locations: Burnaby Bill Fox Way 9000 Bill Fox Way Suite 300 Burnaby V5J 5J3
Job: Inspections
Organization: CAN01:Intertek Testing Services (ITS) Canada Ltd
Schedule: Regular
Employee Status: Individual Contributor
Part-time
Job Level: First Shift
Travel: No
Job Posting: Sep 16, 2019, 12:51:34 PM