Optimized Process Designs, LLC (OPD) is a name in the natural gas industry that has become synonymous with quality design and construction, competitive pricing, and on time delivery of processing, treating, and compression facilities.

OPD has a key advantage in being able to supply construction services, as well as engineering/procurement. This enables clients to have a ”one stop shop” for the overall project, providing increased efficiency and avoiding potential interface problems. OPD’s industry experience, flexibility, and personal attention have made us a preferred vendor with our clients. Our tight knit, highly productive, team atmosphere makes OPD a great place to work. This environment has allowed us to attract and maintain exceptional employees and build long lasting client relationships, which will help to ensure our long-term business success.

What You Will Do In Your Role

Responsibilities for a QC Lead include:
Team Leader:
Effectively work with others to implement improvements to quality and/or performance.

Coach QC team members to perform inspections professionally, safely and without bias.

Direct work for teams up to 20+.

Coordinate Receiving Inspection:
Approve incoming supplier materials by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable materials.

Coordinate Construction Quality Control:

  • Confirming only approved welders, procedures, materials etc. are being used in production.
  • Inspections are performed and documented correctly.
  • Assistance and agreement with the preparation of Inspection and Test Plans (ITP’s)Verification.

Coordinate Document Control:
Document inspection results by completing reports/logs and inputting data into OPD’s Construction Management System (CMS).

Ensuring pressure test documentation is being built per OPD and client specifications

We expect all field employees to:
Serve as an accountable leader of Safety and Environmental Concerns at Field Sites.

Actively participate in a strong safety culture

Recognize safety hazards and risks

Participate in onsite safety meetings

Follow OPD and client safety policies and procedures

Be aware of changing conditions on an active jobsite

Be on time to the jobsite each day ready for work

Display a positive attitude and be able to work in a team environment

Some physical demands of being a QC Inspector include:
Capable of working in outdoor weather and environmental conditions including extreme heat and humidity, extreme cold, and high elevations.

Standing for extended periods of time up to 11 hours per day.

Moving the entire body. Considerable use of arms, legs, climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, crawling, twisting, reaching, and bending on a regular basis.

Use hands to handle, control, and feel objects and/or tools.

The Experience You Will Bring

Basic Requirements:
5+ years of experience as Quality Control Inspector in the Oil & Gas Industry.

AWS CWI Certification.

Visual acuity to Jaeger J1 test chart within the last 12 months.

Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.

Proven ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external customers.

Basic Computer Skills – able to use Outlook and Teams for emails and meetings.

Willing to travel 100% of the time to locations that could be outside the Houston area.

What Will Put You Ahead

Preferred Requirements:
10+ years of experience as Quality Control Inspector in the Oil & Gas Industry

NACE Coating Inspector Certification.

API Certifications (570, 510, or 653)

Past experience as a supervisor.

Knowledge of AMSE Section V, IX and B31.3.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength – focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes – medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf