Company: PDI Solutions LLC
Skills: Pipe Inspection / NDT, QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Schriever, Louisiana, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

PDI Solutions has an immediate need for CWI's to support pigging operations on active pipelines. The CWI will perform inspections or to verify that the work inspected, and records maintained, conform to the requirements of the applicable standards. This individual will have responsibility for determining if welded assemblies conform to workmanship and acceptance criteria.

Responsibilities Verify that the base materials and consumable welding materials conform to the specifications and that the welding filler metals used are as specified for each base material or combination of base materials. Verify that the welding equipment to be used for the work is appropriate for the use with the welding procedure and has the capability to meet the applicable requirements of the welding procedure. Verify that the welding procedures are as specified and are qualified, and that the welding performed is performed in conformance to the applicable procedure.

Education and Experience High School Diploma or equivalent AWS Certified Welding Inspector certificate. Minimum of 5 years experience in an occupational function that has a direct relationship to welded assemblies fabricated to national or international standards Shall be familiar with: SMAW, SAW, GTAW, FCAW, GMAW welding processes Shall be familiar with: VT, UT, RT, MT, PT NDT methods

Desired Competencies: API 1126 Certification preferred, OQ's for welding inspection and supervision preferred, Strong work ethic, Dependable, Exceptional safety and quality awareness, Mechanical aptitude, Adaptable to changing schedules, Exceptional attention to detail, Team work, Ability to follow directions and procedures, Willingness to travel.

Physical Demands and Work Conditions Climbing. Frequent Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms up in excess of heights of 100 feet. Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Standing. Upwards of 95% of workday. Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks. Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. Lifting. Raising objects in excess of 100 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Fingering. Picking or pinching or otherwise working with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word accurately, loudly and quickly. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction and to make discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

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).

Ability to perform visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measuring devices; and/or assembly of fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes. Ability to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment. Ability to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.

Able to perform in both inside and outside environmental conditions. Able to perform in extreme cold (Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour). Able to perform in extreme heat (Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour). Ability to withstand loud noise. Able to perform in and near hazards to include proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places in excess of 100 feet, exposure to high heat, extreme cold, or exposure to chemicals. Able to perform in conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin such as fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation. Ability for frequent mobility in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, small enclosed rooms, line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia. Able to function in narrow aisles or passageways. Able to work long workdays of up to 16 consecutive hours in one day.