It is the responsibility of the Welding Inspector to be knowledgeable of the specifications covering the project under construction. This includes any references to codes and standards in other publications, e.g., API, ASTM, etc.
Performs job requirements outlined in the assigned activity and the Client Company specifications and codes.
Advises Chief Inspector of all decisions, problems, and possible alternatives in the assigned activity.
Adheres to and enforces QIS and Client Company's safety policies.
Becomes thoroughly familiar with the Client Company's contract specifications and enforces them.
Keeps daily log of incidents relating to the construction in the assigned activity.
Prepares the appropriate report(s) for the assigned activity and forwards to the Chief Inspector for review.
Enforces Client Company welding procedures, qualifications, and specifications.
Inspects welding technique and equipment.
Inspects all welds visually.
Reviews radiographic film report daily when required.
Ensures that all rejected welds are repaired and replaced in accordance with Client's specifications.
5-10 years experience in the pipeline and construction industry.
Has working knowledge of all pipeline welding codes and specifications and is versed in Client Company contract specifications.
For a Chief-level position, a minimum ten (10) years proven previous supervisory quality assurance/control experience on construction projects including transmission pipelines, station, and plants.
Has proven background and knowledge as a qualified radiographic film interpreter and has proven capabilities of supervising all NDE examinations, personnel, documentation and the final results.
Holds a current AWS-CWI or CPWI certification.
NACE certification a plus.
API 1169 certification is recommended as all inspectors will be required by 2019 to have it.