Piping Inspector

Port Arthur, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1242804

Location Port Arthur, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Inspection

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 6, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Piping Inspector – Port Arthur, TX


Our client is seeking a Piping Inspector to work within their facilities located in Port Arthur, TX, for an initial 1-year assignment.

The Piping Inspector must have a strong background in all aspects of piping especially in the field of cryogenics and LNG construction. They will oversight all the contractor and subcontractor construction methods and inspection personnel. The Piping Inspector will assist the Lead Inspector in mentoring the quality staff in their areas of expertise.

Position will also be responsible for overseeing all quality aspects of construction and installation activities related to piping. Specific tasks may include but will not be limited to quality compliance of materials storage and handling, piping, equipment installation, managing/controlling Non-conformance Reports, construction testing, quality inspections, reviewing test procedures and other tasks as assigned by QA/QC Management.

The Piping Inspector will also be required to support other site activities (e.g., other site coordination and/or investigations, audits, or other related duties as designated by the QA/QC Management).

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides guidance and technical support to the project inspection team for safe performance in quality control including inspection of fabrication procedures and construction procedures/activities.
  • Ensures contractor compliance of quality assurance and quality control programs.
  • Reviews drawings, schedules, specifications, and permits to ensure compliance with project requirements.
  • Collaborates with project engineers in monitoring construction activities for compliance with engineering drawings, specifications, and industry standards.
  • Works with project engineers and Construction Manager to review engineering plans for plant constructability, operability, and maintainability.
  • Effectively monitors contractor’s non-conformance and deviation control systems.
  • Provides input to weekly and monthly construction progress reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of general construction practices with emphasis on electrical, mechanical, piping, coatings, insulation and structural testing and inspections.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and standards.
  • Self-starter with proven leadership abilities, strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Must have a working knowledge reading and interpreting construction drawings and schematics to aid in troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Ability to work independently in area(s) of expertise.
  • Ability to influence a team to focus reviews on compliance to project specifications and LNG best industry practices to deliver excellence in the quality of the work.
  • Must have secondary language skills in Spanish – be prepared to attend improvement lessons as provided.
Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or related field of study or equivalent construction related experience.
  • 10 years of experience in jobsite inspection to ensure compliance with the requirements as outlined in project plan and procedures, codes, standards, certificates, permits, and agreements.
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring EPC Contractor QA/QC plans and performance.
  • General construction of major project systems.
  • Certified Welding Inspection certification or similar certification in welding inspection/technology is preferred.
Other Qualifications
This position is assigned to a field office and will require working outdoors, resulting in exposure to extremes of heat, cold, noise and dust. Will be exposed to normal construction equipment and site hazards. Will be expected to work at heights and comply to the safety regulations in force. Must be open to relocation since the project location is in a remote area which typically requires long commutes to nearest town.
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