LPG/Petroleum Inspector (Full Time)


SGS Canada


SGS Canada:

Make an impact with SGS! With more than 97,000 employees and 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world, SGS is a silent force working hard behind the scenes to deliver quality and integrity to businesses across nine industries. As the world’s leader in providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, Forbes ranked the SGS Group as one of the world’s top multinationals and one of the world’s most innovative companies. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices has also recognized the SGS Group for its sustainability processes. In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.


A Day in the Life of an LPG/Petroleum Inspector:


  • This position performs all marine surveys, vessel cargo inspections, as well as petroleum and LPG inspections on vessels and petroleum cargoes.
  • The Inspector performs quantity determination inspections of ships, barges and pipeline transfers of petroleum, LPG, petrochemical and chemical products.
  • Physically sample, measure, and take the temperature of vessel’s tanks and shore tanks using a variety of methods dictated by company and ASTM / API procedures.
  • Calculate and certify quantities transferred and perform full reconciliation of those quantities.
  • Work constructively with client’s representatives, vessel personnel, and shore facility personnel to insure accurate results.


Ideal Candidate:


  • A minimum of a High School diploma.
  • Post secondary education in cargo inspections or a related field would be highly desirable.
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
  • Candidates must be proficient in using various type of computer software (Word, Excel etc.).
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition.
  • Ability to work well with others & independently.
  • Candidates will be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.


Additional Information:

SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.

How to Apply

By Email:


Attn: Trina Mitchell