NDT Technician

MISTRAS Canada - Montréal, QC (12 months ago)

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The QC Inspector is required to carry out visual inspections of welds, to ensure work conforms to specifications, relevant codes, regulatory and client requirements.


  • Liase with production and NDE subcontractors.
  • Evaluate material certificates and documentation delivered with goods against purchase order and material specifications, when required.
  • Develop and maintain routine procedures for visual inspections of welds.
  • Develop schedules for visual weld inspections and assist in development of inspection and test plans.
  • Perform visual inspections of fit up prior to welding and finished welds.
  • Monitor welding conditions, parameters, consumable control and post weld heat treatment operations.
  • Perform dimensional checks and complete reports when required.
  • Conduct inspections in areas of cut items, pre-assembled components, assembled components, identification of materials and transfer of identification, and material receiving.
  • Ensure all necessary equipment for inspection and for performance of welding and post-weld heat treatment operations are calibrated and maintained.
  • Ensure work is performed to meet established technical documentation for the actual project, including drawings, specifications, PWHT procedures, welding procedures, inspection plan, and instructions.
  • Complete inspection reports and ensure all necessary documentation is completed, ready for filing and inclusion in final dossier.
  • Assist in preparation of final project dossier.
  • Ensure all ITP stages are followed and complied.
  • Read piping isometrics, GA's and PID's.
  • Knowledge of ASME, ABSA, API and CSA codes and standard.
  • Material receiving inspection and verification.
  • Maintaining welder qualification record.
  • Monitoring welding and carrying out final weld visual inspection.
  • Verifying all NDT completion releasing the piping for hydro test.
  • Witness hydro tests.
  • Final piping reinstatement inspection and witnessing applicable bolt torque.
  • Experience with weld mapping and as-built drawings.
  • Flange face inspection.
  • Review and sign off on all visual inspection reports.
  • Ensure compliance with designs, company standards, client specifications and global codes
  • Inspection of fabrication stages and testing
  • Read and understand P&ID’s, piping plans, elevations and piping isometrics
  • Communicate effectively when a problem is identified
  • Review, compiles and copies turnover packages and submits to the customer at the end of each project.
  • Verifies and documents compliance with welding and installation procedures on a per job basis
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Quality Manager.


The skills and abilities required would normally be associated with certification to CSA Standard W178.2-2014, Level III Welding Inspector, combined with a minimum of 5 years related experience. A demonstrated capability in the control, management and execution of the work is essential.

  • Diploma / Degree in Mechanical or Welding Engineering.
  • CWB Level 3 certification with 5+ years of experience.
  • Well Versed in ASME and CSA Construction codes.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to handle a multitude of tasks.
  • Good computer skills, especially in the use of MS Office.
  • Strong commitment to safety. Self-motivated, organized and able to work in a high-pressure deadline driven environment.
  • Understands Quality Inspection Procedures, Tools and Equipment.

Job Type: Full-time


  • NDT inspection: 5 years (Required)


  • French (Required)