Painting & Insulation Inspector job post at McDermott

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Job Description

Job Category:
Management jobs in Uganda
Job Location:
Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Job Details


1. Establish and implement coating, insulation and refractory QC quality requirements. Including but not limited to: development and acceptance of painting, coating and insulation ITPs, for verification of all coating’s procedures and controls, verification of blasting and painting activities. verification of paint system and dry film thickness measurements, handling and storing of painting/insulation material and consumables, coating repairs, release for insulation and verification of insulation and cladding installation.

2. In addition, where required monitor/witness paint system pre-qualifications, evaluate and report the competency and effectiveness of subcontractor coating personnel and QC personnel.

3. Support in development, responsible for review and implementation of coating and insulation Quality Plans & Inspection Test Plans (ITPs).

4. Review and approval of subcontractor proposals, coating and insulation QC ITPs and procedures.

5. Determine and administer coating and insulation QC surveillances and monitor implementation.

6. Coordinate coating and insulation OC inspections and provide input into the inspection look-ahead.

7. Coordinate with Client coating and insulation OC for efficient attendance and execution of inspection and testing activities.

8. Ensure all the requirements of coating and insulation Specifications, Project Procedures and Drawings are followed.

9. Perform, supervise, monitor and witness critical inspection & test activities at site in accordance with the ITPs.

10. Exercise a proactive approach in the prevention of any potential issues by interfacing with Construction, Field Engineering, Subcontractors and Client as required.

11. Ensure that defects discovered during inspection are properly and accurately communicated to respective teams with recommended remedial actions. Follow-up of any identified defects until resolution.

12. Perform periodic audits of paint store and usage of WFT gauge by painters.

13. Ensure that all inspection instruments are in good working order with valid calibration.

14. Ensure completeness and endorsement of quality related records/documentation, maintenance and storage and that deliverables are progressively compiled, finalised and included into the final project handover records.

15. Ensure Quality Records signed-off by Client (where required) prior to handing them over for certification.

16. Raising, follow-up and verification of closeout of punch items.

17. Provide regular reports on quality progress, issues, risks and opportunities to Site Quality Team.

18. Perform 1st and 2nd party audits as required as the OC subject matter expert for coating and insulation.

19. Raise non-conformance reports and ensure resolution of any non-conforming practices or materials/products and actively execute corrective and preventative actions.

20. Interface with Certifying Authority and other third parties to ensure timely certification and hand over of completed work.

Basic Qualifications

1. College/university graduate and/or higher education with minimum of 10+ years’ experience in coating and insulation Engineering/Construction and QA/QC function/inspections. Minimum 5 years’ experience in coating and insulation on Oil & Gas projects.

2. Minimum requirement: NACE (Level 3)/FRISIO (Level 3) / ACOPA (Level 3)

3. Familiar with site quality control surveillance schemes.

4. Experience in coating and insulation QC activities including coating

5. systems and DFT equipment

6. Major fabrication/construction site experience. Demonstratable similar scope experience if not energy industry related.

7. Familiar with construction standard and code or practices.

8. Experience in coordination of third party authorities and associated regulatory requirements.

9. Preferred audit experience to ISO9001-2015 and/or construction inspection qualifications.

Application Process

McDermott, a premier, fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry is looking for Construction and Project support personnel. Successful candidates must have relevant experience and recognized expertise in large international onshore/offshore oil and gas projects. The working environment is multicultural and demands considerable experience in the project process working with International Clients and Contractors. Strong communication skills, fluent spoken and written English.

Detailed job requirements can be found on the McDermott careers website at and searching for Uganda in the location field. All applications must be made via the website and those received from any other source will not be considered. Only candidates who been deemed to have fully met the requirements of the roles will be contacted for interviews. If you have not been contacted directly within four weeks of your application, then you have not been successful. In support of our commitment to the development of the local community. Ugandan national applicants will be given priority.

The deadline for applications is January, 20″ 2023.

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