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  • 1) Inspects crude and refined petroleum before and after transfer from terminal tanks to ship tanks, to determine if it meets prescribed standards: Lowers sample container into ship tanks to obtain sample of oil residue and into terminal tanks to sample oil, or opens bleeder valves on pipelines to obtain sample.

  • 2) Determines amount and type of bottom sediment, water, and foreign substance present in oil sample, using centrifugal tester and following standard formulas.

  • 3) Lowers thermometer into tanks to obtain temperature reading, and determines quantity of oil in ship tanks, using calibrated tape and conversion tables.

  • 4) Records test results.

  • 5) Turns valves to close tanks, inspects valves for leaks, and clamps seal around valves to secure tank contents.

  • 6) Prepares, verifies, and examines cargo ladings, oil transportation records, and export records.

  • 7) May direct BOAT LOADER I in taking samples and assist in loading and unloading oil.

  • 8) May lubricate and adjust valves, using grease gun, oilcan, and handtools.




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Job Number: 1472