Senior Inspector Job Description

Senior Inspector Job Description

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Senior inspector provides a detailed knowledge of construction and construction methods and ability to provide cost and financial advice at any stage of the project.

Senior Inspector Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conduct field density tests utilizing nuclear gauge and sand cone test methods
Ensuring that construction work is performed in accordance with the contract plans and specifications, with applicable codes and safety regulations
Ensure that materials and equipment received at the project site are properly inspected, stored, maintained, marked, identified and documented
High School Diploma or GED plus 5 years construction experience unless otherwise required by state provisions
Inspection duties including photographs and field notes, measurements, red-line drawings, payment quantities, review of changes, application of specifications
Ensure the contractor compliance with the standards and specifications of the contract documents
Inspecting daily erosion control items for conformance to the plans effectiveness in the field
Responsible for daily track inspection efforts on rail construction projects to ensure all track structures are properly installed, tested and maintained
Perform field inspection of contractors operations to see that they comply with contract documents
Lead the team of Highway Inspectors in dealing with the Safety Inspections, Insurance Inspections and Crossover functions in order to effectively and efficiently meet the Councils Network Management duties

Senior Inspector Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Inspector

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NICET, III, CTQP, ACI, NACE, ICC, ASNT, CWI, ATSSA, TCC

Education for Senior Inspector

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior inspector job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Construction, Technical, Engineering, Associates, Education, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Graduate

Skills for Senior Inspector

Desired skills for senior inspector include:

Equipment used in highway construction
Advanced ability to read
Interpret and explain construction plans and drawings
Review and prepare reports
Communication skills and ability to instruct other employees in proper work methods
Highway Construction Inspection

Desired experience for senior inspector includes:

Basic NDT knowledge
RTFI Certification and Coating inspection certification, auditing experience
Minimum of 8 years of rail track inspection experience on transit or freight rail projects
Experience working on Commuter Rail preferred
All jurisdictional certificates and state requirements as necessary
Degree in Material/Mechanical / Manufacturing or equivalent

Senior Inspector Examples


Senior Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior inspector. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior inspector
  • Perform accurate mechanical, physical and visual inspection of raw materials, components, and sub-assemblies per Inspection Plans, drawings and other specification requirements
  • Perform test data compilation and analysis, including interface between nuclear gauge test equipment and computer
  • Assists in carrying out the tasks associated with the Quality Program by performing equipment checks, calibrations, and routine maintenance of the field equipment to ensure safety, professionalism and integrity of tests performed
  • Perform work outside in all types of weather
  • Identifying and acting on any site, contractual and regulatory infractions ( for safety, security, operational efficiency, customer convenience)
  • Supporting the Resident Engineer in acting as a liaison between the contractor, client's staff, utility companies, local municipalities, as required
  • Verification and documentation that all work is being constructed in accordance with the construction contract
  • As the project nears completion, determine Contractor achievement of both Substantial Completion and Final Completion
  • Prepare personally, and supervise and coordinate the preparation by others of Daily Inspection Reports (DIRs)
  • Monitor contractor’s adherence to all contract requirements, as per Contract Administrator’s direction
Qualifications for senior inspector
  • Minimum of 5 years construction related experience on large scale projects required
  • Basic Engineering degree or Diploma
  • Welding Inspector- CSWIP 3.1/ CSWIP 3.2
  • Sound technical knowledge and valid certification of NDT ( RT, UT, PT/MT ) by PCN, ASNT or CSWIP
  • Sound understanding of local and international codes and
  • Ability to work under pressure in meeting deadlines

Senior Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior inspector. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior inspector
  • Assists and participates in the distribution, retrieval, and filing of controlled documents (SOPs, specifications, and test methods) other Quality Assurance documents
  • Measures dimensions, such as length, height, and distance, between reference points, using precision instruments such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicator, and snap gauge, to ensure product meets specifications
  • Ensures all materials are sampled and identified (quarantine, approved, on hold, or rejected) in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) requirements
  • Perform QA surveillance of stationary equipment maintenance work to ensure compliance with the requirements
  • Perform analysis of KPIs and identifies opportunity projects to reduce risk and maintenance cost
  • Develop stationary equipment inspection and repair scope for the turnaround
  • Function as a sponsor for site inspection and maintenance procedures
  • Perform as the mechanical integrity lead for turnarounds and maintenance outages for his unit
  • May lead special reliability projects such as Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI), Above Ground Storage Tanks Inspections (AST)
  • Participate in the incident investigations and Root Cause Failure Analyses
Qualifications for senior inspector
  • May be required to work overtime, including weekends and holidays alternative shifts or work nights
  • Experience with fire alarm systems is preferred
  • Ability lift up to 75 pounds
  • Degree or Diploma in Construction Management or Civil Engineering, and/or combination of related experience
  • Must provide own transportation to and from job site
  • This position may sometimes act in a support function similar to a construction site superintendent or installations technologist

Senior Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a senior inspector. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior inspector
  • Initiate rejection reports for non-conforming materials and ensure proper completion of required documentation in accordance with departmental, GMP, and ISO requirements
  • Collects relevant information and data for the RBMI modules including but not limited to materials of construction, operational parameters, inspection history (including corrosion damage mechanisms/rates, ), establishes inspection intervals per applicable industry codes, standards and recommended practices
  • Interprets drawings, customer specifications and standards of any complexity
  • Performs and monitors radiological protection functions using instrumentation, weighing up to 25 pounds, to detect and measure radiological conditions in a variety of field conditions, to include minimal lighting and ventilation and extreme temperatures
  • Inspect asphalt paving operations, verify mix temperature, paver’s speed, rate of distribution, combination and type of compaction equipment, rolling pattern
  • Assist in managing the RE Office - safeguard and maintain
  • Manage calibration program and monthly ESD station audits
  • Initiate nonconformance reports (NC and NCMRs) as required
  • Ensure calibration and maintenance of inspection equipment is up to date prior to conducting inspection operations
  • Participates in in-process and final inspection as needed
Qualifications for senior inspector
  • Dayshift with the potential of night shift available
  • Inspector shall have minimum four (4) years hands-on inspection experience with Civil construction
  • Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of recognized building codes such as the Uniform Building Code (UBC) or equivalent standards
  • As applicable for the work, he shall demonstrate through knowledge and proven ability in construction techniques with emphasis on soil mechanics, foundations, retaining walls, structural steel, masonry, building interiors, building finishes, roof systems, and asphalt
  • Inspector shall have direct experience in inspection of asphalt/concrete mix ingredients in accordance with the applicable ASTM, or ACI procedures and guidelines, sample recording and result reporting compliance with the applicable standards
  • He shall maintain a minimum five years experience as a civil inspector field, original supporting documents of his experience shall be brought with the inspector for the job interview

Senior Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of senior inspector. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior inspector
  • Tracks and documents unit quantities, materials used, projectstatus, and communicate with Construction Manager regarding scheduling and scope changes
  • Maintain all pertinent contract documents on site (Drawings, Specs, Shop Drawings, Change Orders, Field Orders, Red line mark-ups etc) as the work progresses
  • Reviews the Construction Work Package [CWP] to fully understand the project deliverables, resolve any deficiencies, and submit to the client for review
  • Validate and sign off on work performed by the module assembly function (if applicable)
  • Oversee preservation activities in conjunction with construction personal
  • Direct final inspection and pre-commissioning activities (pipe alignment, lube flush )
  • Locates reference point on part and measures dimension such as angle, arc, and radii, using combinations of aids, such as surface plate parallel bars, angle plates, gauge blocks, V blocks, sine bars, and precision measuring instrument
  • Ensure that any product that fails any portion of the detailed inspection plan or test requirements are communicated, tagged, and appropriate records are maintained
  • Verifies Quantity, Customer Part Number and Revision to the PO, MOT and Blue Print
  • Ensures that only acceptable product moves to the next operation and\or shipped
Qualifications for senior inspector
  • Should have excellent practical knowledge of basic math and geometry
  • Knowledge of Safety Plans, QA/QC Plans and Project Procedures Manuals
  • Limited knowledge of scheduling, spreadsheet, document, and database software (such as PMWeb, P6, Microsoft Office Suite, and others)
  • NICET Certificates (strongly preferred)
  • Flexible in working nights and weekends when required
  • Must have a minimum 10 years of quality control experience with at least 7 years of CMM experience

Senior Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior inspector. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior inspector
  • Publish and analyze Quality reports & write procedures taking appropriate actions when required
  • Interface with Technical Operations, Quality Assurance, Production, P&IC, Development personnel and may include suppliers solving quality issues, troubleshooting parts, and recommending courses of action
  • May provide direction for other inspectors
  • Collaborates with appropriate departments, including corporate SMEs, on the maintenance of the Anacortes RBMI program
  • Coordinates fixed equipment repairs and replacement recommendations with Maintenance and Operations
  • Provides inspection support for turnarounds and Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Process Corrosion Management Systems (PCMS)
  • Develops and tracks appropriate RBMI and inspection-related KPIs/Scorecards to monitor health, risk, and compliance of the Anacortes RBMI program
  • Coordinates customers and their inspector’s schedule and activities while at our facilities
  • Performs in-process inspections on all types of fabrication, welding and assembly of pressure vessels, piping, structural steel and process/compressor equipment
  • Possesses computer skills
Qualifications for senior inspector
  • 5 years of aerospace-related inspection experience
  • Capable of working within tight schedules and handling multiple tasks
  • The willingness to work overtime (when required)
  • You will work with the Project Manager who will provide general supervision and provide direction
  • You must be able to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with the Project Manager and management team
  • You will provide guidance and coordination with other inspectors

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