For our client, an international mining company, we are searching for an experienced and qualified QA/QC Welding Inspector for a large mine site located in West Africa.
The incumbent will carry out various inspections and verifications for all mechanical and piping works, inclusive materials and equipment (both stationary and rotation).
He/She will ensure that the erection, installation, testing and commissioning of mechanical equipment and systems has been carried out in accordance with contractual standards and specifications.
Studies, analyses and establishes weld and NDE requirements.
Prepares welding procedures and ensures that the required procedure qualification is carried out by a 3rd party group.
Ensures that all welders are fully qualified to the procedures required by the project standards, and that their qualifications are current.
Will monitor the performance of welders, while implementing and monitoring proper storage and usage procedures for welding tools and equipment.
Visually verifies that the incoming materials have met the requirements for welding works, such as quality and dimensional tolerance levels, witnessing qualifying tests for welders as required.
Will conduct inspection and tests on fixtures, structures and other installation works, in line with the relevant EN, ASME or ANSI codes/standards, at contractor/sub-contractor shop facilities/work sites.
Liaise with 3rd party NDE inspection group and ensure that all NDE is carried out in accordance with the contract requirements, in particular the viewing and interpretation of radiography films.
Review radiography results and advise construction supervisors of repairs required.
Carry out an analysis of the defect/repair and advise welder of probable cause.
Follows inspection and test plan for the welding works and carries out the various stage inspections and tests, records findings, prepares various reports.
Will be required to act as an internal independent party to conduct inspection of such nature.
Liaise with the contractor’s inspection and construction staff for intermediate and final acceptance of the work.
Liaise with construction staff to ensure that all required testing has been performed.
Advise the field staff of poor quality work and deficiencies detected during inspections and assist/advise on remedial works required.
Report deviations from requirements of contract documents to QA/QC Manager
Investigates/anticipates work problems and takes/recommends suitable action to correct deficiencies.
Maintains and enhances sound relationship with contractors/sub-contractors and subordinates.
Ensures that all paper work required (ie test and inspection reports, material inspection reports, etc.) has been completed accurately and in a timely manner.