Sample Technician / Cargo Surveyor

Control Union (U.S.A.), Inc. - Savannah, GA

30+ days agoPart-timeEstimated: $28,000 - $37,000 a year

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Control Union USA for the position of Sample Technician / Cargo Surveyor.

As a Sample Technician / Surveyor of bulk and/or liquid cargos you will have a general role whereby you can further develop yourself as well as this business.

The purpose of this role is to serve our clients in the best possible manner by performing and delivering Quality Control services and informing the Admin team with accurate updates and quality reports as per nomination, in a timely manner.

Are you a self-driven, service oriented, team spirited person and do you want to be part of our international network? Then we are looking for you!

Position of Sample Technician / Cargo Surveyor

  • Compensation is predicated upon knowledge and experience
  • Work is performed in 12 hour shift(s)
  • Saturday and Sunday shift work is required
  • Nights and Holiday shift work required

Tasks and responsibilities of a Sample Technician / Cargo Surveyor

  • Training will be provided on the job
  • Communication and cooperation with admin staff regarding details of the inspection requirements
  • Liaison with admin and terminal personnel for execution of orders
  • Execute sampling, sample preparation, and testing requirements
  • Check and verify testing data/field documentation for accuracy
  • Report testing results via electronic data transfer
  • When required process sample dispatch
  • Monitor sample(s) chain of custody to adhere to proper handling and recording of samples

Requirements of a Sample Technician / Cargo Surveyor

  • Minimum Education – High School diploma
  • Applicant must have reliable transportation and must be willing to travel
  • Applicant must have a valid TWIC Card
  • Applicant must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Applicant must work well with others and independently
  • Applicant must have good time management skills and pay strong attention to detail
  • Applicant must have working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, scanning, and Email functions
  • Prior experience in cargo inspection/sampling is preferred

Our Company

From our roots in agricultural inspections, Control Union has been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.

Our vast expertise in inspection, sampling and supervision enables us to provide worldwide support to our customers across a broad spectrum of disciplines. From government and institution services and draft surveys through to weight and quantity determination – we provide our clients with the right solution, tailored to their needs.

Job Type: Part-time


  • MS Office and Excel: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Valid TWIC Card (Preferred)