Pipeline Inspector

Killdeer, North Dakota, United States

Job Reference 1242965

Location Killdeer, North Dakota, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Pipeline

Function Inspection

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 8, 2024

Airswift is searching for a Pipeline Inspector to work with one of our major clients on a position in North Dakota on a 1-year long contract.


Responsible for overseeing onsite construction of pipelines, gathering systems, and flow lines. These inspection needs include, but are not limited to industry standards, CLR specifications, mechanical drawings & design review, material and equipment delivery coordination, welding testing & x-ray coordination, daily reporting, project coordination, and safety standards.


  • Coordinate and manage the construction and safety of projects to verify they are installed in a safe manner that meets CLR standards and all applicable codes.
  • Communicate with the facilities engineers and other CLR personnel. Participate in weekly conference calls.
  • Supervise and support 3rd party companies to meet project deadlines. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinating to obtain missing parts and equipment, coordinating with other parties onsite to form a plan to minimize delays in the construction schedule, identifying potential project roadblocks, and problem solving to find solutions
  • Inspect materials that are delivered to site to verify they are correct per CLR standards and free of defects.
  • Complete daily Siteview reports including: costs outside of the bid, bid % complete, manpower onsite, daily summaries, weather, etc.
  • Communicate with the facilities engineer, contractors & CLR representative about any required change orders, and obtain written approval from the facilities engineer.
  • Inspect poly fusing and review fuse reports to verify proper installation.
  • Inspect welding quality and coordinate 3rd party x-ray.
  • Redline project documents and submit the final redlines and pressure test records to the facilities engineer at the end of the project.
  • Provide support for development and updating of technical standards and best practices
  • Support safety incident investigations and hazard evaluations
  • Participate in project walk through/PSSR and verify action-items are completed.
  • Participate in project commissioning and coordinate repairs with the contractors as needed.
  • Hold the contractors accountable to keep the site tidy and cleaned-up of trash. Coordinate for dumpsters to be picked-up when they are full. Verify the site is cleaned-up before the contractor is released from the project.
  • Establish and maintain a professional working relationship with all applicable Federal, State, and local Inspectors and Authorities, as required.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with any landowners and follow any agreed upon requests they have
  • Review all applicable ND One Call reports.
  • Coordinate with survey to stay in compliance with State requirement


  • Five (5) or more years of recent applicable inspection experience
  • Recent oil and gas experience
  • HDD boring knowledge
  • Working knowledge of the North Dakota One Call system
  • Strong knowledge of technical standards/codes and best practices
  • Prerable HDPE fusing certification, AWS Certified CWI, PI 1169 Certified Pipeline Inspector

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