QA Inspector

Norfolk, VA 23523

Posted: 02/23/2024 Industry: Ship Yard / Repair Job Number: C 554567126

Job Description

CTR Group is seeking an experienced QA Inspector J1-J4 for our client in Norfolk, VA. Local and non-local
Immediate openings and urgently hiring!
 
What We Offer:
Weekly Pay – you receive a paycheck every week
Comprehensive Benefits
Safety First!

Pay: $20-$27 Depending on experience plus $120 for non-local

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PURPOSE
Performs predetermined methods, operations, setups and prescribed specifications for QA inspections and tests required to substantiate conformance to drawings, specifications, and contract requirements. Conducts surveillance audits in all phases and stages during ship repair.

POSITION DEMANDS (Education/Training)
  • Technical/associate degree, preferably Q.A./Marine-related or equivalent, or 4 to 6 years of Quality Assurance inspection experience or equivalent trade related.  
  • Certified as a Non-Destructive Test Inspector Level II (includes VT, PT, MT, and UT) to NAVSEA TECHPUB requirements.  
  • If not certified, must be able to be certified if assigned these duties.  
  • Certified in accordance with the NAVSEA Basic Paint Inspector (NBPI) course, NACE International Coating Inspector Program (CIP) Level 1 or higher, or SSPC Protective Coating Inspector Program (PCI) Level 2. 
  • Knowledge of ship construction and repair procedures including welding, structural, machinery, electrical piping, ventilation and familiarity with various measuring instruments related to inspections.       
POSITION DEMANDS (Required Experience)
  • Must be able to perform the essentials of the position including the ability to work at heights, enter tanks, voids and cofferdams to perform competent person duties.
  • Must be able to climb vertical ladders, work around moving machinery and perform tasks while using a sky climber, scissor lift and/or condor.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, military standard/specifications, Regulatory Body Requirements, and Shipbuilding Specifications.
  • Possess a good general knowledge of ship repair procedures and test requirements.
  • Skilled in blueprint reading, precision instrument utilization, and technical manual interpretation.
  • Able to set, self-calibrate and use assigned testing, inspection and QA instruments.
  • Fundamental problem-solving skills.  
  • Able to use basic Lean and Six Sigma principles to provide recommended solutions to identified or perceived problems.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of the company and mainframe computer. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, resourcefulness, and good judgment in dealing with others.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Carrying
  • Climbing
  • Crawling
  • Crouching
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Stooping
  • Walking
VISUAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to pass a Standard Jeager’s Test chart for near vision acuity reading J1 letters or equivalent with or without corrective aids and pass a color vision test using Ishihara’s Test for color-deficiency.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
  • Reports to QA Supervisor or QA Manager.  
  • Maintains internal contact with Receiving, Safety and Production.  
  • Outside contact includes sub-contractors and government or Navy personnel.  
  • Must be a team player.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Witnesses or performs and documents (I) (V) and (G) point inspections and other test at key points in the work process.
  • Creates written records to document the inspection results and provide supporting documentation to the Test and Inspection plan.
  • Ensure all QA inspection equipment being utilized is calibrated and is certified under the company’s calibration process/programs.
  • Technical knowledge in using various measuring devices.
  • Evaluate results from tests and inspections to determine acceptability.
  • Has the authority to accept, reject or rework defective or malfunctioning units as per procedures. Responsible for managing OQE documentation for work assigned to them.
  • Responsible for receipt inspections.
  • Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and evaluate results.
  • Conduct in-process inspections to ensure correct materials, proper fabrication and installation procedures are utilized during production process. 
  • Perform monitoring and surveillance of shipboard production processes for compliance to standards requirements. 
  • Research standards and specification requirements to develop monitoring/surveillance plans.
  • Organize and report test results.
  • Perform specialized inspections.
  • Performs and reports work in process observations/surveillances/audits to provide an overview of adherence to work specifications and the effectiveness of the Quality Management System.
  • Performs non-destructive testing and critical coating inspections as required by specifications, NAVSEA Standard Items, process control procedures or other technical documentation (when assigned these duties).
  • Review all Work Specification items, drawings, technical manuals, NAVSEA Standard Items or other contract documentation to ensure all Testing and Inspection requirements are identified or captured in the TIP.
  • Preparation and distribution of weekly QA metrics

CTR Group has been a leader in its industry for over 30 years and is rated highly on Google, Indeed and Facebook for being a great company to work for. If you enjoy being a part of a great team. Apply today and check out our website for more information.

CTR Group is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are selected based on qualifications and defined requirements of the job, not on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other protected status. Further, CTR Group encourages United States' Veterans and persons with disabilities to apply for positions for which they are qualified.
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