Mselect is urgently looking for a Welding Inspector for one of the major oil operators in Kurdistan with below details:
- Performs shop inspections to determine acceptance and/or rejection of work performed in a variety of disciplines in compliance with applicable Codes, Standards and/or specifications.
- Monitors production rate, delays, overall fabrication schedule to report progress and forecast milestones.
- Creates and completes standard weekly report form that outlines the CWI’s weekly activities and Fabricator’s progress (weld inches and/or spools completed versus remaining).
- Witnesses and signs-off the following milestones (hold points) for each skid package:
- May provide technical input.
- Closing of vessel – Insuring correct installation of vessel internals.
- PWHT – For both vessels and piping.
- Hydrotests – For both vessels and piping.
- Final Assembly Check/FAT
Principle Duties and Responsibilities –
- Receives and reviews shop inspection documentation packages. Contacts Company’s Project Engineers to determine any unique technical requirements or concerns prior to initiating inspection.
- Coordinates work schedule with Fabricator in support of project schedules and Fabricator’s fabrication/testing schedules to maximize inspection efficiencies.
- Conducts shop inspections in accordance with project requirements, codes and standards, inspection packages and requests. These inspections could include: pre-fabrication meetings; in-process inspections; witnessing factory acceptance tests; Q.C. documentation reviews; final inspections, and/or pre-shipment inspections. Inspections may include welding inspections, dimensional examinations, equipment alignment inspections, coating examinations and Non-Destructive Testing or oversight of testing by Fabricator or other third parties.
- Performs receipt inspections of goods at Fabricator’s facilities to determine compliance with requirements, verifies certified material test records.
- Verifies shop welding and welding documentation, applied coatings and linings, meets code and specification requirements including review of Post Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT) documentation.
- Advises issues discovered during the inspection that could jeopardize the safety, integrity or acceptance of the items inspected.
- Determines any non-conformances, participates in corrective actions, and ensures appropriate resolution and documentation occur.
- Prepares, reviews and/or generates records, reports, correspondence, and other documentation as required in the performance of the work, including identifying and assessing improvement opportunities.
- Individual contributor with no subordinates.
- Minimum 10 years experience employed as a weld inspector.
- Minimum 3 years experience employed as a weld inspector on projects adhering to ASME B31.3, NACE MR0175/ISO 15156, NACE SP0472 and ASME PWHT requirements.
- High School Diploma or geographical equivalent qualification preferred.
- BA in Engineering or Construction or equivalent international qualification in a related discipline degree preferred.
- Training: Working towards certification in discipline (e.g.: American Welding Society (AWS), Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), Institute for Supply Management (ISM)) or relevant geographical equivalent certification.
- Experience as QA/QC Manager would be preferred.
- Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
- Multi-Tasking capabilities
- Knowledge of quality standards and practices
- Knowledge of construction technology
- Knowledge of EPC industry
- Constructability knowledge
- Knowledge in equipment manufacturing practices and manufacturing schedules
- Reading P&IDs, manufacturing drawings and technical specifications
- Knowledge of National and International Codes and Standards
- Knowledge of National and/or International Rules and Regulatory Requirements
- Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
- Problem Solving (Identify, Analyze, Research, Evaluate, Resolve)