1.1.1 Function and Responsibilities
a) Provide technical experience to QA&QC Site inspection personnel in all matters related to inspection activities and policies on surface mechanical plant and equipment.
b) Develop standardized inspection and testing procedures including acceptance and reject criteria and policies.
c) Prepare inspection programme and schedules including quality manual for Procurement and Site Inspection Works. Review vendors quality plans before submission to Company to ensure that all quality, testing and certifications are included and that involvement of vendor, contractor inspector and Company inspectors are included in the quality plan (known also as Inspection and Test Plan).
d) Arrange for and co-ordinate with Company for all matters related to material inspection, welding and welder qualification, NDT of welding coating and wrapping testing, pigging and cleaning, pressure testing of valves and pipelines, disposition of defective or rejected materials, weldments or corrosion protection systems, final certifications, MRB, etc.
e) Investigate, analyse, find and scrutinise field recommendations and issue reports to Company highlighting problems with recommendations for the repair and/or replacement of plant/equipment as necessary.
f) Develop inspection procedures for various NDT methods and techniques including interpretation and approval criteria of such techniques.
g) Interpret radiography and other NDT examinations and provide proper reports on the same for Company inspector review and acceptance. Provide periodical weekly reports on welder’s performance and production at all working areas including deposition of unacceptable work made by a welder or welding group and the rectification action(s) to avoid re-occurrences.
a) B. Sc or B.E in Mechanical or Metallurgy.
b) Any one of the following qualifications:
i) CSWIP or AWS welding inspector.
ii) ASNT level-II in atleast two techniques.
iii) NACE coating inspector (NACE CIP 2)
c) Minimum seven (7) years experience in inspection of engineering installations of which at least 4 years in oil or petrochemical industry with good knowledge of international codes and standards and should have undertaken inspection responsibilities for at least one pipeline project.
2.5.2 Qualification/Experience (Cont’d)
d) Shall be able to interpret Radiography result.
e) Shall posse in-depth knowledge of welding and NDT and destructive testing.
f) Shall be good in spoken and written English language.
g) Should have valid Kuwaiti driving licence.