Summary – Responsible for inspection of the pipe and metal fabrication shop(s). Visually inspect and verify welding and fabricated components. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Communicate inspection status and identify deficiencies to the applicable project manager, shop foremen and shop supervisor. Document inspections on a daily basis. Understand and interpret ASME and AWS codes, specifications and customer requirements. Understand addenda and interpretation of jurisdictional law and regulations. Verify compliance with quality assurance procedures, codes and customer specifications. Verify material marking requirements. Understand material contamination issues for stainless steel materials. Verify correct filler wire for the materials and processes being used. Responsible for performing magnetic particle and liquid penetrant NDE processes. Perform NDE inspection methods such as Positive Material Identification and Hardness Testing. Use PWHT (Post Weld Heat Treat) equipment and perform PWHT as necessary. Inspect welding and some dimensional piping and metal fabricated components. Inspect GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, GTAW and SAW welding processes. Read blueprints. Understand weld symbols. Review radiographs for required sensitivity, complete identification, and interpret results with occasional assistance from Level III. Schedule radiography for each shipment or job. Schedule authorized inspector (AI) for required inspections and complete sign-off of weld travelers. Assist in measuring equipment calibration as directed by the QC Supervisor or QA Manager.
Education and/or Experience: At least three year’s fabrication quality experience and/or training. Shop experience in on-site inspections and field repair alterations. AWS CWI certification required prior to joining the company or within nine months of employment.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet Explorer and a strong background in MS Excel and Word.
Other Skills and Abilities: Quality background in metals, welding preferred NDE experience preferred