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Adhoc Mechanical Inspector Job Highlights

Title Adhoc Mechanical Inspector
Type Full Time (First shift)
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance
Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Company Intertek

Company Profile

Intertek provides total quality assurance to industries worldwide. The company delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification solutions for customers’ operations and supply chains.

Job Profile

The company is looking for an Adhoc Mechanical Inspector who will be responsible for performing quality surveillance and inspections at vendors/suppliers and their sub-contractors.

This Adhoc position will provide inspection 2-4 times per week.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants may be required to have a High School Diploma
  • Possess Certification(s) in Mechanical/Material Engineering (desirable) and over 10 years of experience applying the discipline skill to oil and gas equipment
  • Obtain CWI or CWB Level 2, CGSB, API, or NDE certificate (this certificate is mandatory when it is required by code or regulation)

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (preferred, not required)


  • Actively participate in the Flawless Surveillance Program
  • Actively participate in Safety meetings and walk-down program
  • Assist in Quality audit upon request
  • Attend Mechanical Completion/Pre-commissioning final walk-down and sign on behalf of the Client
  • Discuss quality trends with the Quality Engineer/Inspection Coordinator and highlight risks and provide actions for improvement
  • Ensure complete record and traceability of material and weld joint’s history
  • Ensure storage and handling of welding consumables as per manufacturer’s recommendations/specifications and have a certification
  • Ensure testing, measuring, welding, and NDE equipment is fully calibrated per specification and has current certification
  • Issue of and follow up on Non-conformance Reports
  • Liaise with Inspection leads and contractors to remediate quality management problems
  • Monitor NDE and PWHT process
  • Oversee inspection of mechanical equipment, piping, structure, and welding activities conducted at shops and construction sites
  • Progressively review Supplier’s/Contractor’s quality records
  • Provide resolution of the ongoing quality issues in consultation with the discipline engineer
  • Raise punch and verify punch items as soon as work is complete
  • Reinforce COMPANY HSSE requirements to the colleagues/Suppliers/Contractors
  • Review original material certificate for compliances to codes and specifications
  • Review welder qualifications certificate
  • Verify Human Factor Engineering (HFE) requirement (accessibility of valve, field run piping) against specification
  • Verify rogue and counterfeit items during inspection or surveillance and immediately report to the Inspection Coordinator/Quality Manager, if any
  • Verify that equipment is preserved per the supplier’s recommendation and the approved preservation procedures
  • Verify the correct test pressure is applied during the hydro test against specifications and codes and that all safety requirements have been addressed
  • Witness/Participate in Equipment Receiving Inspection at the construction site to identify damage or deficiencies
  • Witness in-process inspections per ITP and Inspection Requests to ensure work proceeds in accordance with specifications, the approved drawings, and procedures


  • Able to identify MATERIALS that are sub-standard and that do not meet the requirements of the job specification (rogue and counterfeit items)
  • Able to read and understand Drawings
  • Able to review and interpret quality records and determine associated compliance with requirements (Performance data, test record, inspection record, MTR, and other quality data and documents)
  • Able to review and interpret WPS, PQR, and Welder Qualification including welding/qualification variables (essentials, nonessentials, and supplementary) including brazing
  • Able to review and understand planning techniques such as material control, shop order routings, process control plans, rework and refurbishing techniques and processes
  • Familiar with Shell DEP specifications
  • Familiar with the Flawless Project Delivery and Flawless Surveillance Program
  • Have an understanding of the welding and joining techniques (e.g. TIG, laser, SAW, ERW, sintering, brazing, etc.)
  • Have knowledge and experience with gauge control, calibration, gauging requirements, and techniques
  • Have knowledge of industrial codes and standards (AWS D1.1, ASME B31.3, ASME B 31.1, ASME Section I, V, VIII, VIIII, ISO 9001, API, CSA and etc.)
  • Have knowledge of ISO and (or) API Q1 quality audit program and able to participate/perform/participate Quality Audit
  • Have knowledge of materials testing of welds and joints (Chemical and Mechanical)

Work Conditions

  • Have a minimum Visual Acuity Corrected to 20/40
  • Willing to travel occasionally both in and out of town if required


  • The company offers salary and benefits packages competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, RRSP with company match, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Employer’s Statement

Intertek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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