CWI INSPECTOR – RICHMOND
The CWI Inspector will partner with construction managers, construction inspectors, and third party inspection to monitor daily construction and maintenance activities of gas pipelines and associated facilities. The CWI Inspector will be responsible for monitoring and auditing job files in real-time to ensure project documentation is correct and is being uploaded timely. They will also partner with project managers, engineers and field operations to ensure successful implementation of projects. The CWI Inspector provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult and complex problems.
This position requires comprehensive knowledge within the functional area. Work is performed under general direction and is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives and to ensure compliance with processes, standards and policies of the organization.
- Represent the company on-site for construction, pipeline and related projects.
- Assure compliance with client standards, applicable codes, federal code of regulations, safety requirements, drawings and specifications.
- Determine and maintain the appropriate amount of third-party inspection resources.
- Provide quality oversight of on-site construction inspection.
- Ensure the safe implementation of construction projects.
- Act as a liaison between contractors, construction foremen and Field Operations; ensure job quality, timeliness, and efficiency; assist in development of project scope, field review and verification.
- Ensure all materials required to complete the project are delivered according to the project scope and schedule.
- Read, understand and ensure compliance with the terms of ROW line lists; ensure as-build drawings are accurate and complete; ensure that construction projects are accurate as-built based on GPS data; ensure Operator Qualification requirements are identified and that contractors are qualified for the tasks being performed.
- Establish and maintain a filing and record-keeping system for each discipline as predetermined with contractors and management. Ensure effective distribution and filing of reports.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Advanced knowledge of construction practices within the oil and gas industry.
- Advanced knowledge of the applicable sections of industry codes and standards such as 49 CFR 192 & 195, 29 CFR 1910, 29 CFR 1926, API 1104, API 5L, API 1104, ASME B31.3, ASME B31.4, ASME B31.8.
- Recognized expert in construction inspection and quality standards.
- Ability to lead and direct the work of others.
- Ability to provide a source of expertise, training, direction and guidance within a team and across functions.
- Ability to respect and follow safety policies and regulations; scan the environment for objects or people who may pose a safety risk; encourage others to utilize safe and healthy work practices.
- Ability to promote cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.
- Work independently with guidance in only the most complex situations.
- General knowledge of pipeline, and associated materials and facilities.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively manage all third-party resources under their direction in order to meet all contractual requirements.
- In-depth knowledge and ability to read maps, pipeline surveys, piping drawings and mechanical flow sheets.
- Ability to read and comprehend engineering and construction standards and code requirements.
- Establish and maintain constructive and positive working relationships with external and internal customers.
- Ability to work and participate in a team-based environment to accomplish assignments.
- Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Ability to prioritize and schedule tasks, respond well to changing priorities, and demonstrate quality time management and organizational skills.
- Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with personnel in various disciplines or functions.
- Strong report development skills and technical writing ability (customer and schedule reporting).
- Attentive to detail and accuracy; identify opportunities to drive continuous improvement; monitor quality level; find root cause of quality problems.
- Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect information, establish facts and draw conclusions.
- Ability to understand customer and critical path reporting.
- Proficient in the use of a GPS unit.
- Ability to demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws, regulations and the company’s ethics code of conduct and other company policies and procedures.
- Minimum of five (5) years’ directly related experience in the oil and gas industry.
- Industry certification in an inspection area preferred (e.g. API 1169, Certified Welding Inspector or National Association of Corrosion Engineers inspector certification, level II).
- Valid State driver’s license.