QA Inspector-Ship Repair
- POSITION DEMANDS (Education/Training)
Technical/Associate Degree, preferably Q.A./Marine-related or equivalent or 4 to 6 years of Quality Assurance inspection experience or equivalent trade related. Certified as a Non-Destructive Test Inspector Level II (includes VT, PT, MT, and UT) to NAVSEA TECHPUB requirements. If not certified, must be able to be certified if assigned these duties. Certified in accordance with the NAVSEA Basic Paint Inspector (NBPI) course, NACE International Coating Inspector Program (CIP) Level 1 or higher, or SSPC Protective Coating Inspector Program (PCI) Level 2. Knowledge of ship construction and repair procedures including welding, structural, machinery, electrical piping, ventilation and familiarity with various measuring instruments related to inspections.
POSITION DEMANDS (Required Experience)
- Must be able to climb vertical ladders, work around moving machinery and perform tasks while using a sky climber, scissor lift and/or condor.
- Ability to read and understand blueprints, military standard/specifications, Regulatory Body Requirements, and Shipbuilding Specifications.
- Possess a good general knowledge of ship repair procedures and test requirements
- Skilled in blueprint reading, precision instrument utilization, and technical manual interpretation.
- Able to set, self-calibrate and use assigned testing, inspection and QA instruments.
- PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
- Witnesses or performs and documents (I) (V) and (G) point inspections and other test at key points in the work process.
- Creates written records to document the inspection results and provide supporting documentation to the Test and Inspection plan.
- Ensure all QA inspection equipment being utilized is calibrated and is certified under the company’s calibration process/programs.
- Technical knowledge in using various measuring devices.
- Evaluate results from tests and inspections to determine acceptability.
- Has the authority to accept, reject or rework defective or malfunctioning units as per procedures. Responsible for managing OQE documentation for work assigned to them.
- Responsible for receipt inspections.
- Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and evaluate results.
- Conduct in-process inspections to ensure correct materials, proper fabrication and installation procedures are utilized during production process. Perform monitoring and surveillance of shipboard production processes for compliance to standards requirements. Research standards and specification requirements to develop monitoring/surveillance plans.
- Organize and report test results.
- Perform specialized inspections
- Performs and reports work in process observations/surveillances/audits to provide an overview of adherence to work specifications and the effectiveness of the Quality Management System.
- Performs non-destructive testing and critical coating inspections as required by specifications, NAVSEA Standard Items, process control procedures or other technical documentation (when assigned these duties).
- Review all Work Specification items, drawings, technical manuals, NAVSEA Standard Items or other contract documentation to ensure all Testing and Inspection requirements are identified or captured in the TIP.
- Preparation and distribution of weekly QA metrics
- Creating and tracking of QA related required reports
- Creating and tracking of QA related CFR’s