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"Marine Cargo Inspector"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Inspect cargoes of seagoing vessels to certify compliance with health and safety regulations in cargo handling and stowage.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Marine Cargo Inspector"

1) Inspects loaded cargo in holds and cargo handling devices to determine compliance with regulations and need for maintenance.

2) Reads vessel documents to ascertain cargo capabilities according to design and cargo regulations.

 

3) Calculates gross and net tonnage, hold capacities, volume of stored fuel and water, cargo weight, and ship stability factors, using mathematical formulas.

4) Determines type of license and safety equipment required, and computes applicable tolls and wharfage fees.

5) Examines blueprints of ship and takes physical measurements to determine capacity and depth of vessel in water, using measuring instruments.

 

6) Writes certificates of admeasurement, listing details, such as design, length, depth, and breadth of vessel, and method of propulsion.

7) Issues certificate of compliance when violations are not detected or recommends remedial procedures to correct deficiencies.

8) Times roll of ship, using stopwatch.

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Job Description for "Marine Cargo Inspector" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Marine Cargo Inspector"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-R-E        SOC:  53-6051.03


 

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