This position’s primary responsibility is to ensure the integrity within the Quality Control department in order to meet the AWS, ASME, API codes and other regulatory requirements including Quality Control inspection schedules and the collection of Quality Records.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs a documentation review function on Mill Test Reports (MTR’s), including checking the mechanicals, chemistry, and mill grades to verify that the material meets the parameters of the Approved Manufacturer List (AML), and the respective code requirements.
Supervises inspections, reports and the documentation issued by inspectors and collect and file the required Quality Records.
Ability to interpret industry standards and customer specifications.
Perform Visual and/or Non-Destructive Testing when needed. This includes final inspections of vessels, pipe weld inspections, structural weld inspections, UT-T mapping of repair vessels, UT-T examinations on base metal reductions, MT, and PT.
Evaluates the qualifications of welders and Non Destructive Test (NDT) technicians with regard to activities assigned.
Records and investigates nonconformities issued and identifies the appropriate corrective actions.
Manages the annual calibration of measurement instruments and related certifications.
Informs the Quality Manager of any deviation regarding the contract.
Checks the completeness and conformity to specified applicable requirements and standards.
Ensures that inspections and testing are carried out according to instructions and that personnel have access to all required project documentation.
Performs document review of weld maps and welder ID’s for accuracy and completeness.
Reviews all Non Destructive Examination (NDE) reports from outside vendors including x-rays, mag testing, UT reports, die penetrant testing and others. Verifies that the correct welds were examined and that Welder ID’s are accurate.
Develops a welder x-ray log for guidance for outside vendors.
Creates weld inspection (sign-off) travelers for jobs.
Develops Inspection Test Plans (ITP) for new jobs.
Performs sub-contractor inspections and audits when required.
Maintain WPS, PQR, and WPQ books and assure continuance/recertification of welders is completed prior to expiration.
Oversees the qualification of new procedures as needed. Drafting paperwork and witnessing/recording test parameters while in process, then finalizing paperwork with results and stamp from test lab CWI.
Oversees the qualification of welders, witnessing the test, visual inspection of test coupon(s), and drafting/finalizing paperwork with test lab CWI.
This job has primary supervisory responsibilities for the QC inspection team and secondary responsibility with the QC administrator(s) as needed.
Associate degree in an engineering or a technical program; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Industry certifications are a plus such as CWI, CRI.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as engineering specifications, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
The written communications skills to write reports and correspondence
Ability to manage, support and coach a group of individuals