JOB TITLE: Site Metallurgical (Welding / Forgings) Inspector


Witness and monitor suppliers / contractors work activities, inspection and test in accordance with the approved Quality Plan, ITP, and Quality Procedures etc.

Promote quality awareness throughout the organization, emphasizing excellence, continuous improvement and corrective action to influence the overall success of company business.

Assist in the review of Supplier’s/Contractor’s Quality Plans, Inspection & Test Plans (ITPs) and Quality Procedures and all pertained QA/QC documentation prior to commencement of any fabrication / construction work.

Input result of inspection / observations into the inspection recording system in timely manner.

Ensure suppliers /contractors have relevant, up to date codes, standards, specifications and drawings.

Interface with the discipline engineer, construction engineer, and inspectors in a professional manner.

Confirm that Supplier / Contractor have executed work by attending inspection / test or reviewing documents.


Oversee inspection of mechanical equipment, piping, structure and welding activities conducted at shops and construction sites.

Review original material certificate for compliances to codes and specifications.

Ensure testing, measuring, welding, NDE equipment is fully calibrated per specification and has current certification.

Ensure storage and handling of welding consumables is per manufacturer’s recommendations / specifications and has a certification.

Verify that equipment is preserved per the supplier’s recommendation and the approved preservation procedures.

Witness / Participate material Receiving Inspection at construction site to identify damage or deficiencies.

Witness in-process inspections per ITP and Inspection Requests to ensure work proceeds in accordance to specifications, the approved drawings and procedures.

Review welder qualifications certificate.

Ensure complete record and traceability of material and weld joint’s history.

Monitor NDE and PWHT process.

Assist in Quality audit upon request.

Attend Mechanical Completion / Pre-commissioning final walk-down and sign on behalf of Client.

Raise punch and verify punch items as soon as work is complete.

Liaise with Inspection leads and contractors to remediate quality management problems.

Discuss quality trend with Quality Engineer / Inspection Coordinator and provide improvement plan if any.

Provide resolution of on-going quality issue in consultation with discipline engineer.


Requires certification(s) in the relevant inspection discipline and over 10 years of experience applying the discipline skill to oil and gas equipment.

Obtained CWI, CGSB, API or NDE certificate (when it is required by code or regulation, obtain the certificate is mandatory)

Have competency in the use and assessment of Safety Management System and procedures.

Have knowledge of industrial codes and standards (AWS, ASTM, ASME, API, ISO, NEC, NACE etc.)

Able to read and understand Drawings.

Understand Project Completion System and able to use it.

Able to issue and follow up Non-Conformance Reports and approve Supplier’s/Contractor’s Quality Plans, ITP and Quality Procedure in Metallurgy Discipline.

Have knowledge of ISO and (or) API Q1 quality audit program and able to participate / perform / lead Quality Audit.

Able to review and interpret quality records and determine associated compliance with requirements (Performance data, test record, inspection record, MTR and other quality data and documents).

Familiar with regulatory requirement (DOT, USCG, NMA, CSA, and etc) and classification rule (ABS, LR, DNV, BV and etc)

Familiar with Equipment Preservation Requirements and its position in the integrated preservation process. This includes preservation and safe shipment of products/ materials.

Have knowledge and experience with gauge control, calibration and gauging requirements and techniques.

Able to review and understand planning techniques such as material control, shop order routings, process control plans, rework and refurbishing techniques and processes.

Able to understand identification and traceability related to equipment /products /materials /samples and the associated documents/records relating to conformance /non-conformance, results from manufacturing processes and results from monitoring /measurement processes.

Able to review and interpret WPS, PQR, Welder Qualification including welding / qualification variables (essentials, non- essentials and supplementary) includes brazing.

Have knowledge of: materials testing of welds and joints (Chemical and Mechanical), dissimilar welds, NDT techniques (RT, UT, MT, PT, PMI, FT and etc) including evaluation methods, Pre-Heating, PWHT and Hardness measurement, and base metal, especially, exotic material.

Able to review weld map, NDE report, PWHT report etc. and its tracking mechanism.

Have knowledge of welding consumable and its storage and handling requirements.

Able to record in-process welding parameters and interpret.

Able to interpret RT Film.

Have an understanding of the welding and joining techniques (e.g. TIG, laser, SAW, ERW, sintering, brazing, etc.)

Knowledge of cladding and associated inspection processes (HIP, welded, mechanical bonded and metallurgically bonded).

Able to perform field evaluation and assessment of pressure equipment.

Have knowledge of Installation requirements of various types of valve and in-line instrument

Familiar with a various type of coatings and it application.

Familiar with general requirements of fire proofing and insulation.

Have knowledge in steel/alloy making processes, hot working/forging, heat treating, in-process testing (mechanical, metallurgical), inspection (including NDE) and material test report review.

Have knowledge in mechanical testing (e.g. tensile, hardness, impact, CTOD) and metallurgical testing (e.g. grain size, microstructure, macrostructure and chemical analysis) in accordance with ASTM, ISO and/or API standards.

Knowledge of corrosion testing to NACE, API and ISO requirements.

Able to discern between different grades, metallics (steel-types and alloys) and non-metallic materials.

Have knowledge in manufacturing of non-metallics, testing, inspection and material test report review. Such as polymers, elastomers, ceramics and sintered materials.

Understanding of pickling and passivation processes.

Strong interpersonal skills and able to work well with people at all levels of the Project / Site construction organization

Must be able to use computer and programs (email, word processing and spreadsheets as a minimum) for general business applications.

Read, write (inspection report, technical report) and speak fluent English

Flexible work hours with weekend work required.

Have a minimum Visual Acuity Corrected to 20/40.