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Chief Inspector Job Highlights

Title Chief Inspector
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company E2 Consulting Engineers

Company Profile

E2 Consulting Engineers is a professional services firm that specializes in a full spectrum of engineering services including, project engineering and design, federal base operations, and infrastructure support services, gas pipeline construction and inspection services, environmental consulting and remediation, and information technology services.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Chief Inspector who will responsible for coordinating the activities of and assigning responsibilities to the Inspectors on the project to ensure all of the inspection functions are performed.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants may be required to have a High School Diploma

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of coordinating/inspecting construction projects for natural gas transmission/distribution pipelines.
  • Experience coordinating multiple contractors and inspectors across disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ANST-SNT-TC-lA Liquid Penetrate (PT)-Level
  • ANST-SNT-TC-lA Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)-Level 1
  • AWS/CWI Welding Certification Welding
  • Experience interpreting digital/ film radiography of welds and pipes.
  • Familiarity with DOT 192, FERC, and OSHA regulations
  • NACE CIP LEVEL 1 (Course Completion)
  • OSHA Certified
  • Project experience with urban natural gas pipeline construction


  • Ensuring material receipt, inspection, and proper documentation retention.
  • Ensure all Company supplied materials are visually inspected for damage prior to unloading, shall verify the quantities shown on each packing slip, and shall maintain a record of packing slips and Material Test Records (MTRs) as directed by the Company. Any and all deficiencies shall be noted and reported to the Company by the Chief Inspector. No material should be unloaded without proper documentation (i.e. MTRs).
  • Prior to commissioning (placing gas on the pipeline), the Chief Inspector shall prepare a pre-commissioning packet for Company approval. The pre-commissioning packet shall consist of test charts, pipeline cleaning/drying records, material reconciliations, engineer specifications, purchase orders, MTRs, as-builts (if completed), etc. The pipeline shall not be commissioned until approved by Company.
  • Overall responsible for the delivery of the Services and management of the Inspectors during each Project and shall maintain direct contact with Company personnel.
  • Ensure that 100% of all Inspector reports and inspection forms are legible, complete, and thorough, and shall log any issue documented on the inspection reports to ensure proper follow-up and resolution of the issue occurs. The Chief Inspector shall participate in Company meetings when requested.
  • Assist overall coordination efforts of various Other Contractors. The Chief Inspector shall be responsible for allocating inspection resources to the daily tasks being performed on the job and should notify the Company of any resource deficiencies.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the construction work in the field is performed in accordance with Company’s drawings, plans, specifications, and contract documents.
  • Keep a log of all issues (safety, quality, compliance, RFls, early warnings, change requests, etc.) that are submitted on each Project through verbal communication, inspection forms, reports, etc. The Chief Inspector shall make sure all issues are resolved in a timely manner. Resolution (corrective action) shall be documented in a written issue log. Chief Inspector shall review the issue log with Company on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure that all necessary forms are complete and transmitted to the proper person within the Company or are properly loaded on the web-based project management system for each Project.


  • Ability to read and implement the OPM.
  • Ability to read construction drawings, alignment sheets, and valve maps and translate them to actual field constructability.
  • Required Operator Qualifications (per contract documents)
  • Word and Excel Computer skills

Work Environment

  • Ability to perform a visual inspection of construction crew quality of work; using measuring devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • Able to perform in both inside and outside environmental conditions in all four seasons throughout the continental United States – extreme cold (temperatures below 32° Fahrenheit) or extreme heat (temperatures above 100° Fahrenheit) for periods of more than one hour.
  • Client testing facility (occasionally)
  • Construction Sites or Client Right-of-Way (R.O.W.)
  • Corporate office (occasionally)
  • Frequent ascending and descending of ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms up in and out of pipeline bell-hole / trench/excavation.
  • Lifting objects in excess of 50 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position
  • Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
  • May require extensive driving to reach job sites and/or client/E2 offices.


  • The company offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) with employer match.

Employer’s Statement

E2 Consulting Engineers is 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 status as a protected veteran.

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