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  • Job reference: RMS0130394

Sr Civil Inspector

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/08/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a Multinational Chemical company which will construct, own and operate a world-scale integrated chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia. Once completed, the complex will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase. Our client will establish a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added, performance products destined for the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa.

The Role:
Within the limits of qualification and certification, the incumbent will perform and approves a full range of inspection work including critical inspection and QA/QC on civil, structural installations, infrastructure, roads and buildings with emphasis in petrochemical and chemical industry. Key objective of the job is to ensure the integrity and compliance of civil and structural installations with applicable codes and the client's engineering specifications and requirements during fabrication/manufacturing (procurement), installation/constructions (projects) and in-service (operations).
1. Performs critical inspection of concrete slabs, foundations, columns, etc. Verifies frame-work including correct rebar size, grade and spacing before pouring.
2. Verifies and approves concrete batch plants, QA/QC procedures, quality and proper techniques used in placing/pouring, curing and finishing operations.
3. Performs inspection of all types of masonry and critical refractory work in process equipment.
4. Approves inspection of excavation, backfill, and compaction operations and test reports for acceptability.
5. Performs critical inspection of structural steel and wood frames erection to assure bolt torqueing operations and that materials and construction meet design and the client's specifications.
6. Approves inspection of concrete paving and all phases of asphalting including sub-base/base preparation, laying methods and procedures and compaction operations.
7. Inspects and approves material and installation of firewater, HVAC/AC systems and other fixtures in buildings and support facilities for compliance with the client's engineering specifications and National Building Code.
8. Approves inspections of surface preparation and coatings for building and steel structures surfaces.
9. Approves inspections of plumbing work including water and sewer distribution systems to assure that correct materials, tolerances, support and construction practices are used which includes witnessing and accepting hydrostatic tests.
10. Participates in QA assessments for projects, cement plants and vendors.
11. Provides discipline expertise and assists in Integrity, QA, root cause and RBI studies for existing facilities.
12. Monitors and ensures periodical Inspection of civil and steel structures in industrial facilities, plants, and support facilities for assuring integrity which include assessments, reporting, rectification and monitoring.
13. Reviews civil inspection related procedures and engineering documents
14. Generates and drafts inspection worksheets, recommendations and reports and ensures updating inspection records, log books and management systems to ensure inspection work and data are properly documented and saved.
15. Mentors & provides OJT training for inspectors to be fully qualified and certified and ensures development of entry level civil inspectors.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Education: A two-year College degree in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent. This can be waived by High School (industrial/science) degree with three years of experience and training as civil inspector.
• English Proficiency: Up to Level 7 TOFEL or equivalent.
• Other qualifications: Has working knowledge of the Uniform Building Code (UBC); Coating Inspector level-II; level II certification in two (2) conventional NDT methods (VT & PT); American Concrete Institute (ACI ) Aggregate Base Testing Technician or equivalent ; ACI Concrete Construction Special Inspector; ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician-Grade II; or equivalent; ACI Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector or equivalent ; completion of OJT Tasks as applicable; physical & vision fit for inspection work, equipment entry and climbing; valid Driver License.
Twelve years of experience in in civil inspection post technical college or Fifteen years post high school as civil inspector. Out of those,

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Quality of Work
• Timeliness
• Process compliance
• Safety conscious
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