API and Equipment Inspector

  • Linden, USA

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Company Description

A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

Job Description


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.

POSITION PURPOSE:   This position will be responsible for providing inspection and technical program support for equipment inspection, test, and repair portions of the overall Mechanical Integrity/Quality Assurance effort. The role will primarily focus on the the Morses Mill (Linden, NJ) site while providing additional support to the Red Lion (Delaware City, DE) and James River (Richmond, VA) sites, while also being integrated and part of the Acid Technology Center which provides support to all of the Regeneration Solutions business (RGS) sites. The sites produce Sulfuric Acid.

The role will primarily reside at the plant sites with some work location flexibility and reports to the Asset Manager.


·  Develop/Authorize/Maintain and implement standardized inspection plans for all PSM Critical Equipment, including pressure vessels, process vessels, heat exchangers, piping, storage tanks, and other equipment.
·  Perform equipment inspection in accordance with API 510, API 653 and API 570 guidelines and regulations.
·  Complete post inspection reports and provide recommendations and/or modifications for immediate concerns and future consideration.
·  Develop, implement and document repair plans for fixed equipment
·  Perform field contract administration duties during field repairs of equipment
·  Standardize, organize, and maintain required documentation (design bases, inspection plans, inspection reports, etc.) in accord with corporate and site MIQA best practices.
·  Update SAP and equipment files with equipment history, Inspection Plans.
·  Ensure that all inspections and tests are performed in accordance with the original equipment design basis and in alignment with recognized and accepted good engineering practice (RAGAGEP).
·  Ensure that all repairs to fixed PSM Critical Equipment is documented in accordance with OSHA 1970.119
·  Evaluate the fitness-for-service of all fixed PSM Critical Equipment and assist other Technical/Maintenance resources in properly developing and documenting any repairs to return the equipment service.
·  Perform necessary calculations required within the RAGAGEP to determine the minimum allowable thickness of pressure vessels, piping, and tanks in PSM Critical service.
·  Provide functional guidance to Veolia and contract NDE Examiners
·  Evaluate results of various non-destructive inspections on process equipment and provide recommendations based on those inspection results
·  Act as the Authorized Inspectors for PSM Critical pressure vessel, piping, and storage tank inspections and tests, as well as for approval of all alterations to PSM Critical pressure vessels, piping, and storage tanks.
·  Manage & Implement the Corrosion Monitoring program PSAIM® for the sites
·  Coordinate contract NDE inspections and perform Field Contract Administrator responsibilities
·  Develop Quality Assurance Plans for fabrication of new equipment (ex. tanks, pressure vessels, piping, etc…)
·  Perform/coordinate QA inspections of new equipment on site and at shop locations.
·  Estimate equipment remaining life per the applicable RAGAGEP.
·  Maintaining the site Owners User Manual as applicable.


·  Willing and able to work in a High Hazard environment; outdoors, indoors, elevated heights and confined spaces
·  Willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as steel toes, hardhat, protective eyewear, sir supplies and cartridge respirator, etc.
·  Willing and able to climb stairs, ladders, stand, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crawl, visual acuity for close work, able to reach overhead, able to hear and respond to alarms.


Education / Experience / Background

·  BS in Chemical Engineering or equivalent preferred but not required.
·  3 plus years work experience within high hazardous chemical processing or oil refining industries or similar industries
·  At least 2 out of 3 of the following certifications: API 510, API 570, API 653.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

·  Working knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM)
·  Able to travel 50% per year
·  Ability to obtain any missing API certification (API 510, API 570, API 653) within 2 years
·  of employment
·  Comprehensive working knowledge of API 510, 570, 653, 579, 580, ASME B31.1, B31.3, Section V,VIII, IX, NBIC, NACE SP0294 requirements governing inspection & tests, fitness for service, and repair of process piping, pressure vessels, and tanks
·  Ability to develop and implement inspection plans for piping, pressure vessels, and storage tanks.
·  Ability to develop, implement, and analyze repair procedures for fixed equipment.
·  Thorough knowledge of non-destructive examination techniques, including UT, VT, RVT,, RT, MT, Eddy Current, IRIS, Shear Wave, etc. Level II certifications a plus
·  Knowledge of welding practices and procedures
·  Ability to perform confined space entry
·  Excellent interpersonal skills, coupled with superior oral and written communication skills, enabling ability to influence all levels of personnel.
·  Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office and Google applications
·  Prioritization and organizing capabilities
·  Disciplined in functioning in a self-directed work environment
·  Be extremely detail oriented with excellent written and communication skill

Required Certification / Licenses / Training

·  Current and valid driver’s license
·  At least 2 out of 3 of the following certifications: API 510, API 570, API 653 
·  Currently have or able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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