Inspection Engineer Job Description

Inspection Engineer Job Description

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Inspection engineer provides technical direction and ensures development and technical ability and competence in applicable codes, standards, and inspection methods/techniques in various disciplines and non-destructive (NDT) methods.

Inspection Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs source inspections (witnessing key tests & inspecting the equipment for acceptable workmanship) for equipment and materials at supplier factories, communicates any deviations and works to resolve deviations to the supplier and the PG&E Responsible Engineer
Performs plant surveys of potential new suppliers by touring the plant, interviewing key staff members, and reviewing of documentation (Quality Manual, QA & test procedures, calibration records)
Carry out Shop Inspection and Audits of all Equipment and Materials and complete Inspection Reports
Performs periodic targeted surveillance inspections at key supplier factories deemed critical by the Supplier Quality staff such as recent quality problems, changes at the factory since the last surveillance inspection, and known critical processes for the products involved
Issues Material Problem Reports (MPRs) and Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCARs) for assigned suppliers based on group guidelines
Coordinates inspection schedules for orders at assigned supplier plants and other assigned purchase orders
Helps mentor Quality Engineers that are new to the Supplier Quality group
May represent Supplier Quality on PG&E major equipment teams
Inspecting bridges, underground structures and retaining walls to national and international standards, principally on highways and railways bridges, culverts, subways
Utilizes access equipment ladders, bucket trucks, boom lifts, and UBIV when needed

Inspection Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Inspection Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SPRAT, API, III, OSHA, AWS, NDT, ISO9712, EN, II, ANST

Education for Inspection Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the inspection engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Science, Mechanical Engineering, Technical, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Education, Construction, Manufacturing

Skills for Inspection Engineer

Desired skills for inspection engineer include:

CALTRANS standards
Methods and materials
Applicable local
Federal/national statutes and guidelines
Geometric measurement and the using of gauges
Applicable codes & standards in the field of Refinery / Petrochemicals industries
Bridge maintenance principles

Desired experience for inspection engineer includes:

Inspect requirements of electrical, instrumentation, telecommunication and control systems scope
Prepare known issue list and ensure usage during the project
Give the guidelines and expectations regarding the quality documents of the project
Verify and approve the PROLaunch required quality documents
Prepare Gate quality slides and escalade any concern to quality DGC and project Mgr
Ensure implementation and effectiveness of the corrective action plan and quality loops

Inspection Engineer Examples


Inspection Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an inspection engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for inspection engineer
  • Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of the quality profession (e.g.ASQ Body of Knowledge)
  • Prepare entrance inspection procedure and ensure First Article inspection and Entrance inspection are performed
  • Support and implement fixed equipment mechanical integrity initiatives
  • Prepare Inspection Work Plans for specialized testing pneumatic, acoustic emissions
  • Develop inspection processes and programs including CMM, CT, Laser & Visible Light
  • Contribute to technical assessments for process deviations (DMS evaluations) CAPA's and RCA's
  • Co-ordination and management of projects inspection activities
  • Review suppliers’ Inspection and Test Plans in accordance with individual project requirements
  • Maintain Project Inspection Schedules
  • Preparation and distribution of Inspection Assignments packages
Qualifications for inspection engineer
  • 7+ years Quality Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably medical device
  • 3+ years in a management or supervisor role
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant Engineering discipline
  • Good knowledge of SEMI equipment communication and OEE standards and applications
  • Experience with Automated Visual Inspection System is an advantage
  • Strong Computer skills with familiarity of MS Office products, data analysis, word processing, spreadsheets, and email company specific software like Rhythm™

Inspection Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an inspection engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for inspection engineer
  • Attend and chair Pre-Inspection Meetings
  • Participate in the project planning, installation and maintenance of automation (including robotic) measuring cells in production
  • Support new and existing image processing systems, primarily in the automotive industry
  • Provide technical support in our demonstration image processing robotics lab
  • Compile feasibility studies and performance specifications on the basis of technical specifications and requirement specifications
  • Startup automatic image processing systems, typically mounted on robots, at customer sites in North America
  • Provide technical expertise and system knowledge for sales support and assistance with solution development to meet specific customer Metrology hardware needs
  • Initial "Theory of Operation" and "Scope of Work" development with customer and sales for project bid
  • Review project for compatibility with existing automated systems
  • Communicate customer changes and needs to supplier engineering (Engineering/Manufacturing changes)
Qualifications for inspection engineer
  • Fundamental electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement
  • Some direct relevant maintenance or servicing experience with pressure plant – particularly steam raising plant boilers
  • Requires a comprehensive knowledge of engineering and construction-related processes, industry practices
  • 4-year degree in engineering or construction-related field, or equivalent construction-related work experience is required
  • Opening for an Integrity/Inspection Engineer

Inspection Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an inspection engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for inspection engineer
  • Work with Project Managers in reviewing scope of work and obtain customer buy-off upon project completion
  • Interpret engineering drawings and specifications in order to actively develop and provide installation instructions and checklists in compliance with
  • Undertake all agreed inspections, ensuring they are implemented and completed as scheduled either directly or arrange and supervise Oceaneering employed contractors on a continual basis at offshore arrival, daily briefings and de-mobilization
  • Issue formal inspection reports for plant and equipment those by Oceaneering employed contractors, including condition and observations plus supporting information and NDT reports
  • Guard the technical integrity and operational availability relating to plant changes and projects, the analysis of trend data, and the preparation of inspection plans for approval of senior inspectors
  • Deliver team Health & Safety Executive (HSE) performance in line with business performance targets
  • Maintain state-of-the-art professional skills and the expertise required to perform the role
  • Contribute to the site initiatives to enhance process safety, reliability and equipment integrity (GAME)
  • Conducting and planning above water surveys of 20 topsides, 12 bridges, 5 flare towers
  • Responsible for meeting daily tech support needs and driving customer satisfaction
Qualifications for inspection engineer
  • Minimum BS Engineering degree in Mechanical (preferred) or Industrial Engineering
  • Professional Engineering Designation, focus in the oil & gas industry
  • Certifications related to NACE, API 510, API 570, API 653, API 571, API 580, CWB and/or NDT methods are essential
  • 5 -7 years experience supporting Integrity Management and Inspection of Topside modules and mounted structures, primary and secondary structural elements, outfitting steel, drilling derricks and components of the concrete Gravity Base Structure (GBS), and supporting supporting lifting and hoisting related equipment
  • Working experience in the areas of inspection/reliability and monitoring techniques, condition assessment, root cause analysis, failure investigation, corrosion control and mitigation, cathodic protection and coating systems for oil and gas industries
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a member of PGENL

Inspection Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of inspection engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for inspection engineer
  • Provides basic and advanced telephone, email and fax support to customers for the resolution of complex technical problems and updates database accordingly
  • Maintains a high technical knowledge level on all products and serves as the champion for a specific product or issue
  • Oversees customer assistance during the entire support procedure until the problem is solved or the case is closed
  • Assesses product/equipment performance based on field support data
  • Establishes and maintains a close relationship with FSE in order to support the product needs of the customer
  • Establishes and maintains a close relationship with CIS engineers, program managers and operations staff in order to support the product needs of the customer
  • Reviews logs for open calls and follows-up with customers being tenacious to close the call
  • Possesses a solid level of technical knowledge on the company’s products
  • Seeks to lead and coach junior technicians with their technical issues, and help to resolve them
  • Establishes and maintains a close relationship with Product Managers in order to support the needs of the customer and remain aware of current technical trends
Qualifications for inspection engineer
  • PhD degree in an engineering or science discipline is preferred
  • Comprehensive Technical Inspection background in the Oil and Gas Industry is preferred
  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate competence in the role of QC Inspections and Coordination
  • Extensive knowledge of Equipment and Bulk Material inspection covering review of inspection and test plans, pre-inspection meetings, stage and final inspections
  • Applicant must be able to interpret and understand Engineering Documentation, Drawings, Standards, Codes and Regulations
  • Ability to make Ad Hoc supplier visits to manufacturers premises travelling on assignments, UK and abroad

Inspection Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an inspection engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for inspection engineer
  • Maintains a customer-centric focus and is well versed at addressing potential volatile situations
  • May be required to travel to customer locations to research problematic condition
  • Other duties as required to assure the success of the Service group
  • Required to obtain government clearance
  • A willingness to roll up your sleeves and step into chaotic situations, using technical knowledge and quality background to understand the current state and most optimal path forward
  • An ability to create and refine ideas or solutions to problems, communicating the benefits of change, and keeping related projects on track
  • An ability to acquire new technical knowledge, particularly around how purchased components and assemblies integrate into the rocket and spacecraft
  • Able to develop & coordinate metrology solutions to complex engineering drawings
  • Able to interpret engineering drawings with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) applications to the ANSI Y14.5 industry standard
  • Program, measure, and document test parts for process and test method validation utilizing Measure Mind 3D & PC DMIS
Qualifications for inspection engineer
  • Previous EPC Inspection Coordination experience is preferred
  • A full management and leadership role with associated delivery responsibility
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or technical training and experience in corresponding environment
  • Familiarity with fieldwork and/or robot programming practices (ABB, Fanuc, KUKA, ) preferred
  • Knowledge of technical controls and strong troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstration of a professional attitude and courtesy towards others

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