Petroleum Inspector - Surveyor

Feb 06 2017
Petrospect, Inc. |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description





We are seeking a unique individual for an uncommon profession. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to learn a valuable trade in a specialized field.  We are looking for a career minded person who is interested in long-term employment in a stable industry.  No direct previous experience in the inspection profession is required.  All technical and field training is provided by the Company.




  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License

  • Reliable transportation

  • Current Vehicle Insurance, Registration and Safety Inspection

  • Eligible for Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)

  • Computer literate.  Proficient in MS Windows, Excel and Outlook  

  • Familiar with basic math

  • Familiar with linear measurement such as feet, inches and fractions

  • Must have the flexibility to be able to work in an unpredictable 24 / 7 / 365 schedule




  • Reliable and punctual

  • Detail oriented, accurate and conscientious

  • Strong oral and written communications

  • Good organizational skills, able to multi-task

  • Must be willing and able to work in an on-call capacity

  • Some college preferred


  • Petroleum Industry experience a plus

  • Inspection experience a plus

  • Marine experience a plus

  • Experience working in an unsupervised capacity preferred






  • Inspect the transfer of petroleum between facilities and / or ships and barges

  • Measure the liquid levels in petroleum storage tanks and vessel compartments

  • Obtain temperatures and samples of Crude Oil and Petroleum products

  • Record measurements and document findings

  • Calculate quantities, complete forms and prepare inspection reports in the field

  • Requires vehicular travel between facilities via POV (personally owned vehicle)

  • Transport fuel samples between facilities and the office

  • Involves routine air travel between the islands






  • Work occurs outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Work involves climbing storage tanks up to 60 Feet in refineries and storage facilities

  • Jobs occur at refineries, power plants, harbors and facilities located throughout the State

  • Work involves boarding Barges and Tank Vessels dockside, at sea and at off-shore sea berths

  • Work involves lifting and carrying measurement and sampling equipment up to 60 Lbs.

  • Work involves physically sampling and handling Crude Oil and Petroleum products

  • Work occurs in areas containing hazardous materials requiring PPE, including Respirators








The work schedule is extremely irregular and unpredictable. There are no set hours, no regularly scheduled workdays and no regularly scheduled days off.  Work occurs at all hours of the day and night, including weekends and holidays.  




The compensation is a combination of a base salary, additional hourly pay and overtime.




For more information about the schedule, compensation, benefits and our Company please visit our website at::




Please submit your resume with full contact information via the email address provided in the Jobs Opportunities tab on our website:




No calls please.




Applicants must reside on Oahu – relocation assistance is not available. 




Petrospect is an equal opportunity employer




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