CWI - CERTIFIED WELDING INSPECTOR
Applus RTD - Long Island, NY

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CWI - CERTIFIED WELDING INSPECTOR

Location: Long Island
Department: Operations
EEO: Operative
Reports to: Manager

Applus RTD USA is a well-established global company headquartered in Sugarland, Texas, and leads the market in highly specialized non-destructive testing and inspection services. We are currently hiring for our Regional Office located in Bakersfield, CA. Applus RTD is located in the center of numerous unique industries which provides our employees with a wide range of experience.

We provide NDT, new construction, maintenance, and inspection services in all aspects of the oil and gas industries, including exploration, transmission, refining, storage facilities, and all oil related support industries. We also provide inspection services to the aerospace and power plant industries including both conventional and NDT methods.

POSITION PURPOSE:
The main function of the Inspector is to inspect and insure that welds performed on pipeline or other equipment are implemented as required in the contract specifications. The Inspector is responsible for overseeing the quality assurance/quality control on behalf of Applus RTD’s client. The inspector must have significant knowledge of codes and demonstrable experience in a similar position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform internal and external inspections to determine if a weldment meets the acceptance criteria of a specific code, standard or document.
  • Conduct inspections on equipment at scheduled intervals to maintain the mechanical integrity of the fixed equipment of the facility.
  • Properly interpret regulations, codes, and industry standards.
  • Use a computer to compile and submit daily reports and inspection reports, as well as for inter-office communication.
  • Ensure that work is implemented as required in the project specifications.
  • Compile and submit completed inspection report in a timely manner.
  • Pay attention to detail and be capable of recommending and approving repairs as well as performing visual inspection of completed work.
  • Identify circumstances that necessitate the use of proper safety procedures and equipment
  • Communicate and deal with customers and other parties in person in such a manner as to benefit the professional reputation of the company
  • Learn and abide by contract policies and procedures
  • Maintain a strong customer service focus
  • Complete all required training, including tests, within company guidelines
  • Study equipment leak regulations applicable to location and customer base
  • Drive a vehicle safely in extremely hazardous conditions
  • Be proficient with standard computer software (such as MS Word and Excel) and be able to write detailed inspection and shutdown reports while maintaining an organized system of files.
  • Maintain a positive relationship between Applus RTD, the facility, and the client.
  • Maintain and promote a positive attitude towards Co-workers and Customers.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Detail oriented with a dedication to the quality control and quality assurance process; ability to understand and read complex design and fabrication plans and specifications.
  • Ability to multi-task and properly execute multiple simultaneous assignments without sacrificing efficiency or quality of the work.
  • Ability to communicate and cooperate with diverse groups of people.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills as well as basic computer skills (Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Be capable of developing written work instructions from approved general procedures.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite of products
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic and algebra
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Background in handling inspections related to mechanical/rotating equipment; pipe inspection; valves, pressure vessels, motors, pumps.
  • Previous experience or in depth familiarity with witnessing hydrotests, material reviews, report preparation, issuing of non-conformance reports.
  • Certification as an Inspector required in most cases (or equivalent approved by client). Extensive practical experience required.
  • Extensive knowledge of industry standards including AWS, ASME, API (510 & 570) a MUST; working knowledge of NDE methodologies also a plus.
  • Two years experience in weld inspection related activities (QC, NDT, etc.).
  • Current Drivers License from state of residence
  • Current American Petroleum Institute (API) API-653, API 510, or API-570 certification; or satisfactory completion of a Visual/Mechanical Inspection training course approved by client (preferred).
  • Documentation of work experience in visual inspection of tanks, piping, pressure vessels, valves, and pumps; and performing or witnessing and documenting pressure testing activities (to include hydrostatic and pneumatic tests) (preferred).
  • Documentation of work experience in pit depth measurement or other dimension verifications using precision measuring equipment and recording results (preferred).
  • Documentation of work experience in inspection/verification of structural or flanged piping bolt up, tensioning, and verification activities (preferred).
  • Must have the ability to meet company certification standards.
  • Must be able to travel out of town 50% or more of the time.
  • Must be able to work various shifts.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
  • The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine/equipment or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
  • The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
  • Balancing: Maintaining the body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Sitting: Remaining sitting, particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
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Applus RTD is a leading global energy service provider, delivering technical assurance through non-destructive testing, inspection, and...