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Inspection Project Manager

Applus RTD Corona, CA
  • Posted: September 14, 2019
  • Full-Time

Applus+ is one of the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification companies with its North American headquarters in Sugarland, Texas, USA. We provide specialized non-destructive testing, inspection, engineering, and manpower services, located in the center of numerous unique industries which provides our employees with a broad range of experience. 


We provide NDT, engineering, manpower and inspection services in all aspects of the aerospace, power, and oil and gas industries, including exploration, transmission, refining, and storage facilities.

  • The main function of the Inspection Project Manager is to be responsible for managing the completion of inspections, reporting, and billing. Inspectors are thoroughly familiar with the scope and methods of the inspections being used and should perform assigned responsibilities.

  • Promote quality awareness throughout the organization, emphasizing excellence, continuous Improvement and corrective action to influence the overall success of company business.
  • Assist review of Quality Plan, Inspection & Test Plan and Quality Procedures and all pertained QA/QC documentation prior to commencement of any fabrication construction work.
  • Oversee welding inspection services.
  • Manage coordinatation of inspection for other fabrication tasks (NDE, Coating, Welding) as defined by client.
  • Conduct quality surveillance at suppliers contactors to promote project's quality culture.
  • Track project performance against project schedule.
  • Provide weekly reporting to client.
    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.
  • Support personnel by performing additional tasks as directed and commensurate with his/her skills.
  • Approve a work Supplier I Contractor has been by attending Inspection I test or reviewing documents.
  • Perform other job related tasks as assigned by management.
  • 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, NOE equipment Is fully calibrated per specification and has current certification.
  • Ensure storage and handling of welding consumables Is per manufacturer's recommendations I specifications and has a certification.
  • Verify that equipment is preserved per the supplier's recommendation and the approved preservation procedures.
  • Verify HFE requirement (accessibility of valve, field run piping) against specification.
  • Witness / Participate Equipment Receiving Inspection at construction site to identify damage or deficiency with Contractors.
  • Witness in-process inspections and Inspection Requests to ensure work proceeds in accordance to specifications, the approved drawings and procedures.
  • Assist insulation inspection if required.
  • Verify the correct test pressure Is applied during the hydro test against specifications and codes and all safety requirements have been addressed.
  • Verify rogue and counterfeit items during inspection or surveillance and immediately report to Inspection Coordinator / Quality Manager if any.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings and walk-down program.
  • Progressively review Supplier's contractor's quality record.
  • Review welder qualifications certificate.
  • Ensure complete record and traceability of material and weld joint's history.

  • Monitor NDE and coating process.
  • Assist Quality audit upon request.
  • Actively participate Flawless Surveillance Program.
  • Issue and follow up of Non-conformity Report.
  • 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.
  • Practice a conscientious teamwork effort towards the functions of the company.
  • Experience working in difficult locations and with diverse construction personnel (remote, foreign, arctic, etc.).
  • Flexible work hours with weekend work required.

  • Mentor and train coworkers assigned to you through on the job training in safe work practices, technical skills and compliance with company policy.
  • Ensure a safe, secure, and legal work environment for all staff ensuring all company policies are being followed 

  • Experience with all processes (cutting, welding, assembly, coating, testing, shipping, etc.) required for manufacturing, assembly, and testing of Engineered Package Equipment.
  • Experience with Engineered Package Equipment;knowledge of EPC’s (Worley, Jacobs, CB&I, WOOD, Fluor, Bechtel,
  • Must have in vendor surveillance  experience.

  • Inspection project management experience.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Technical Background in Mechanical and NDT methods and techniques .
  • Certifications required:Welding, NDE, Coating.

  • Must meet minimum company requirements to operate a company vehicle and be eligible for coverage under Company insurance program.  
  • Requires certification(s) in the relevant inspection discipline and experience applying the discipline skill to oil and gas equipment.

  • Able to perform very heavy work (exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects).
  • Balancing: Maintaining the body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position, up to a maximum of 50 pounds. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • The ability to bend stretches, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
  • The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
  • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand i...

Applus RTD


Corona, CA

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