« BACK TO BROWSE JOB DESCRIPTIONS CATEGORY PAGE
 
Sample

Marine Cargo Inspector Job Description

Summary

Responsible for inspecting and verifying cargo on marine vessels. Ensures cargo conforms to safety regulations.

Primary responsibilities

  • Inspect cargo on seagoing vessels.
  • Certify cargo and packaging is in compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Determine if cargo in holds can proceed to its destination.
  • Decide if cargo needs repair or maintenance.
  • Read documents to see what is in the cargo.
  • Compute tolls and wharf fees.
  • Read blueprints of ship and determine if cargo can fit in designated space.
  • Determine license and safety equipment required.
  • Calculate gross and net tonnage, hold capacities, volume of stored fuel and water, cargo weight, and ship stability factors.
  • Write out certificates of admeasurement.
  • Issue certificates of compliance for cargo that passes inspection.
  • Recommend procedures to correct compliance issues.
  • Ensure that cargo manifests match what's actually being shipped.
  • Facilitate efficient trading by sea.
  • Take photos and document findings to produce a report.
  • Consider the transportation conditions of various freight and implement better methods as necessary.
  • Investigate frozen or live produce.
  • Direct workers loading and unloading cargo.

View More
Job Categories View All 


Job Titles