• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Engineering and Construction and Internal Vacancies
  • Job Type

  • Onsite
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

API Welding Inspector

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. API Welding Inspection:
    • Conduct inspections of welding processes and procedures in accordance with American Petroleum Institute (API) standards and project specifications.
  2. Welding Procedure Review:
    • Review and approve welding procedures, ensuring compliance with API codes and standards.
  3. Quality Assurance:
    • Establish and enforce quality assurance measures for welding activities, including the inspection and testing of welded joints.
  4. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate records of welding inspections and testing results, and generate detailed reports for project leadership and stakeholders. 5.Vendor and Supplier Coordination:
    • Collaborate with vendors and suppliers to ensure the timely delivery of welding materials and equipment that meet API standards.
  1. Welding Procedure Qualification:
    • Oversee the qualification of welding procedures and welder performance qualifications according to API standards.
  2. Visual Inspection:
    • Perform visual inspections of welds to identify surface defects and ensure visual conformity with project requirements and API standards.
  3. Ultrasonic Testing (UT):
    • Coordinate and oversee Ultrasonic Testing (UT) activities, ensuring accurate and reliable inspection of welds.
  4. Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) and Dye Penetrant Testing (PT):
    • Supervise Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) and Dye Penetrant Testing (PT) as required, ensuring compliance with API standards.
  5. Safety Compliance:
    • Enforce safety protocols during welding and inspection activities, ensuring adherence to industry standards and project safety guidelines.
  6. Training and Development:
    • Conduct training sessions for welding personnel to ensure awareness and understanding of API standards and welding best practices.
  7. Collaboration with Engineering Teams:
    • Collaborate closely with engineering teams to ensure alignment between design specifications and welding procedures in accordance with API codes.


  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Welding Engineering, or a related field. Relevant certifications in API welding inspection are essential.
  2. Certifications:
    • API 510, API 570, or API 653, CSWIP 3.1, ASNT NDT Level II (Minimum) ISO 9001 certifications are required. Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) or equivalent certifications are highly advantageous.
  3. Experience:
    • Minimum of 10years of progressive experience in welding inspection, with a significant focus on API standards, and in construction and crude refining projects.
  4. Industry Knowledge:
    • In-depth knowledge of API welding standards, codes, and practices in the context of construction and crude refining projects.
  5. Quality Control Skills:
    • Proven experience in implementing and overseeing quality control measures for welding activities.
  6. Project Management:
    • Proficient in project management principles, with the ability to coordinate welding inspection activities within the broader context of construction projects.
  7. Communication Skills:
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey technical information effectively to diverse stakeholders.
  8. Safety Focus:
    • Strong commitment to safety protocols and procedures, ensuring a safe working environment for all team members involved in welding and inspection.
  9. Regulatory Knowledge:
    • Familiarity with relevant API codes and standards, as well as industry regulations governing construction and refining projects.
  10. Adaptability:
    • Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities in a dynamic construction and crude refining environment.

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