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GEPW - Equipment Inspector III
Ref No.: 18-19816
Location: Los Angeles, California
Equipment Inspector
Los Angeles, CA
1 year contract

Flexible shift (4 twelve hour days) plus time for reporting; based on project needs (5-10 projects per year).

API 510 Certified Turnaround Inspector to support upcoming outage work in the Los Angeles, CA area. Must have current API-510 certification and a minimum of 5 years of T/A experience. All work is project based.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties and responsibilities of the API-510 Pressure Vessel Inspector is to perform visual inspections and supervise NDE work of existing pressure vessels. The inspector should be able to make recommendations, check and perform calculations relative to in-service deterioration, repairs, rerates, or alterations, such as those included in the following:
• Corrosion rates and inspection intervals.
• Joint efficiencies.
• Static head pressure
• Internal pressure.
• External pressure.
• Pressure/hydro testing.
• Weld size for attachment welds at openings.
• Nozzle reinforcement.
• Welding procedure and qualification evaluation.
• API-510 Inspector should also be familiar with non-destructive examinations.

• Must have current API-510 certification and a minimum 5 years of experience inspecting pressure vessels.
• Physical Requirements:
• Must demonstrate the ability to read the equivalent of the size and letters of the Jaeger II chart at a minimum distance of 12 inches and distinguish and differentiate the contrasts between colors illustrated on an Ishihara Test Chart.
• Shall be able to climb ladders/platforms to heights of 225 feet, in increments of up to 40 feet at one time. Any fear of heights (acrophobia) should be identified.
• Inspection personnel performing work shall be qualified to use required fall protection equipment.
• Inspection personnel shall be physically capable of crawling in and out of small manways, climb inside vessels, towers, heaters, or other confined spaces for inspection activities. Any fear of closeness (claustrophobia) should be identified.
• Inspection personnel shall be able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
• Inspection personnel shall possess fundamental written and verbal communication skills.
• Inspection personnel shall be fluent (written and verbal) in the English language.
• Computer skills, especially familiarity with MS Office applications, are necessary.