NACE Coating QC Inspector

Website Northwest Pipe Company

NACE Coating QC Inspector Job Highlights

Title NACE Coating QC Inspector
Type Full Time
Experience 1-3 Months
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Saginaw, TX, United States
Company Northwest Pipe Company

Company Profile

Northwest Pipe Company is a leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products. Our solution-based products serve a wide range of markets including water transmission, plant piping, tunnels, and river crossings.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a NACE Coating QC Inspector who will perform inspections at the manufacturing facility.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • 1-3 months of related experience or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Effectively communicate QA/QC requirements and objectives between supervision and lead personnel
  • Assure the product meets or exceeds standards and specifications
  • Perform NDE inspection and documentation (as required)
  • Maintain documentation
  • Work at a pace sufficient to obtain quality and quantity of inspection/testing, consistent with operational requirements
  • May interact within all levels of the Northwest Pipe organization.
  • Provides specialty support to the facility by ensuring manufactured products conform to specified requirements to ensure the highest quality possible.
  • Regular, reliable, and predictable attendance is necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Working areas will include one or more of the following-
  • Dimensional Inspection
  • Weld Inspection
  • Coating and Lining Inspection
  • Lab Testing
  • Final Inspection
  • Other duties may be assigned by the QC Supervisor.

Certificates, Licenses

  • Certified Welding Instructor (CWI) – required for A through C Inspectors
  • NACE/AMPP Certification Level 1 required, Level 2 (preferred)


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to calculate percentages, area, circumference, and volume, and ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to define problems collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • As needed the employee should have sufficient education, training, and experience to ensure qualification in inspection methods, which are being employed.


The level of QA Inspector and pay range is dependent on the current certifications held that fall in a specific point range on the NWP QA Certification Rating Card:

  • 0 – 8 points = D (Entry level)
  • 9 – 15 points = C
  • 16 – 24 points = B
  • 25+ points = A


  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (Day 1 of Employment)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety

Employer’s Statement

Northwest Pipe Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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