Position: Job Description for Surveyor

A surveyor is responsible for overseeing and ensuring the safe and efficient transfer of petroleum products between vessels as well as discharge into storage facilities at disport. Below are but not limited job responsibilities:

You must possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and a proven track record in the field. The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and deliver high-quality results will contribute to the success of projects.


  • Review and understand transfer plans, including vessel particulars and location, safety procedures, and cargo specifications.
  • Conduct per-transfer meetings with involved parties, such as ship captains, terminal operators, and crew members.
  • Inspect vessels involved in the transfer for compliance with safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Verify the condition of cargo hoses, transfer equipment, and safety gear to ensure they meet standards.
  • Review and confirm cargo documentation, including cargo manifests, bills of lading, and certificates of quality and quantity.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records of the transfer operations (statement of facts).
  • Monitor and verify the accurate measurement of the quantity of petroleum products being transferred.
  • Use flow meters, gauges, and other measuring devices to ensure precise measurement.
  • Sample and test the petroleum products to ensure they meet specified quality standards.
  • Monitor and address any issues related to product contamination or degradation during transfer.
  • Enforce safety procedures and protocols to prevent accidents or spills during the transfer process.
  • Conduct safety briefings for the involved personnel and ensure the use of proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations during the transfer, minimizing the risk of spills and pollution.
  • Implement spill response and containment measures in case of emergencies.
  • Maintain clear communication with all parties involved, including vessel crews, terminal operators, and relevant authorities.
  • Report any deviations from the planned transfer or any safety concerns promptly.
  • Ensure that measuring equipment, gauges, and other transfer- related tools are properly calibrated and well-maintained.
  • Address any equipment issues promptly to maintain accuracy in measurements.
  • Address and resolve any disputes or discrepancies that may arise during the transfer process.
  • Collaborate with relevant parties to find solutions to operational challenges.
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans to handle unforeseen incidents during the transfer.
  • Coordinate with emergency response teams and authorities if required.
  • Compile and submit comprehensive reports detailing the transfer operations, including quantity, quality, and any incidents or issues encountered.

Requirements and skills

  • Previous experience as a surveyor or in a similar role
    • Working knowledge of GPS and GIS
    • Tech savvy, including familiarity with CAD software
    • Aptitude in math and problem-solving
    • Attention to details
    • Great organizational and leadership skills
    • Valid certificate is required
    • Valid International passport