KW International, LLC

Columbus, TX

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for interpreting ASME and similar industry codes.
  • Responsible for following established quality procedures and processes.
  • Perform inspections of purchased parts, assemblies and finished company products.
  • Able to read and interpret P&ID and PFD drawings as required.
  • Able to use machine tools and precision inspection instruments to determine compliance with drawing tolerances.
  • Able to inspect and determine acceptability of units and assemblies under pressure tests (hydrostatic, snoop-leak and pneumatic).
  • Inspects surface preparation and coatings/linings; Able to use surface preparation standards and blast comparators and DFT gauges to determine compliance with drawing tolerances.
  • Reject and disposition subassemblies or finished products as required.
  • Work with shop personnel for accuracy and completion of shop documentation.
  • Prepare, maintain, and approve required quality documentation and inspection records.
  • Work with vendors to ensure quality of purchased parts for company use.
  • May provide Quality interface with customers and third party inspectors. 
  • May direct workers engaged in inspection and testing activities.
  • May provide QC inspections and supervision at vendor/subcontractor locations.

Required Skills or Tools:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • NACE level I or II preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in quality control inspection
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical documents
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand basic English, Spanish Bilingual a plus
  • Computer literate in basic computer applications (email, MS applications, etc.)
  • Must have working knowledge of various industry codes and local regulations, ASME, AWS, NACE, API, etc.
  • Familiarity with ASME requirements as they apply to pressure vessels and process piping testing.