Programs

Mechanical Inspector

Trade Profile – Mechanical Inspector

Description

Inspection of machined parts using a broad range of inspection methods.

Job Duties

  • Determine condition of plant equipment, record measurements and predict useful life of equipment components.
  • Analyze of equipment downtime and investigate recurring equipment problems.
  • Make decisions on corrective actions to be taken based on inspection results and analysis.
  • Test and inspect welds, conduct pressure test to confirm integrity, conduct risk based inspection and non-destructive testing.

Trends

  • Specialization requirements driven by assets, new testing methods and overall demand.
  • New jobs separated out of original Mechanical Inspector created to allow for specialization e.g. Welding Inspector.

Work Conditions

Location: 80% of the time on-site.

Welding Inspector

Trade Profile – Welding Inspector

Description

Inspection focused on welding activities using different techniques.

Job Duties

  • Test and inspect welded joints for e.g. visible defects, correct dimensions and joint strength.
  • Examine joint to detect flaws using flashlight and magnifying glass.
  • Inspect joints for hidden cracks NDT techniques.
  • Perform stress tests on joints.
  • Determine most effective welding process.

Trends

  • Specialization requirements driven by assets, new testing methods and overall demand.
  • New jobs separated out of original Mechanical Inspector created to allow for specialization e.g. Welding Inspector.

Work Conditions

Location: 80% of the time on-site.

Electrical Inspector

Trade Profile – Electrical Inspector

Description

Inspection of electrical components and / or equipment.

Job Duties

  • Test and measure components or assemblies.
  • Read dials and meters to verify functioning of equipment according to specifications.
  • Analyze and interpret blueprints, sample data and other materials to determine, change or measure specifications or inspection and testing procedures.
  • Inspect Panel Boards, Batteries / Battery rooms, power transformers.

Trends

  • Demand mainly driven by projects in power generation segment.
  • New technology and additional specialization requirements leading to additional training requirements.

Work Conditions

Location: 90% of the time on-site.

Civil Inspector

Trade Profile – Civil Inspector

Description

Inspection of construction-sites to ensure adherence to standards.

Job Duties

  • Inspect and monitor construction-sites to meet safety standards, building codes and specifications.
  • Conduct inspection using survey instruments, metering devices, tape measures and test equipment e.g. concrete strength measurers.
  • Review and interpret plans, blueprints, site layouts, specifications, and construction methods to ensure compliance to legal and safety requirements.

Trends

  • Responsibilities in the area of safety for dedicated inspectors.
  • Focus on actual construction and inspection based on defined standards.

Work Conditions

Location: 80% of the time on-site.

Non-Destructive Testing Inspector

Trade Profile – Non-destructive testing inspector

Description

Conduct advanced non-destructive testing to identify non-visible material defects.

Job Duties

  • Evaluate material properties using non-destructive testing methods e.g. penetrant testing, magnetic particle testing, ultrasonic, radiographic.
  • Document non-destructive testing (NDT) methods, processes and / or results.
  • Examine visually materials, structures or components using tools and equipment such as endoscopes, closed circuit television systems and fiber optics for signs of corrosion, metal fatigue, cracks or other flaws.

Trends

  • Fastest growing inspection segment.
  • New NDT techniques requiring training and research capabilities in the KSA.
  • Current specialized demands addressed through external service providers.

Work Conditions

Location: 90% of the time on-site.