Assign examination jobs to technicians and review findings of completed examinations. Perform workplace safety inspections. Prepare inspection scopes, drawings, data programs. Perform inspections of pressure vessels, piping, tanks, and structures. Prepare reports and notifications. Prepare welding procedures and perform QC. Manage contracts with quality control services providers. Priorities shift quickly due to actual emergencies or perceived emergencies. The most difficult part of the job is keeping personnel productive while performing numerous tasks during constantly changing situations. The days go quickly and there is often autonomy in decision making.
Good pay, familiar with the problems
Limited resources, high turnover, frequent leadership changes, vague direction