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API Inspector Job Number: 75733 * Please reference Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Jim Walsh
Company: Kakivik Asset Management
State: TX Texas
Contact: Jim Walsh
Country: United States
General Description:
The API Inspector is responsible for the work execution of projects and integrity management programs including field inspections and inspection crew coordination. The position requires, visual and NDT inspections, daily planning and direction of inspection crews, coordination of crew activities with the client and maintenance crews, interaction with engineering representatives and review and completion of final inspection and assessment reports.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Perform inspection projects in assigned service, industrial, construction, and maintenance areas
Ensure full utilization of information, procedures and work methods.
Perform all tasks according to company and client safety guidelines and participate in weekly and pre-job/daily safety meetings.
Coordinate with the facility owner/operator and other contractors and project teams on the work site to maintain an open and cooperative relationship at all times, including during the high stress, high activity levels of TAR maintenance.
Exhibit commitment to company Quality objectives through full utilization of Quality Management Systems, and by evaluating project related processes and making necessary changes, by using client inputs to make improvements, and meeting and exceeding stakeholder and customer expectations
Maintain all relevant documentation, records and certifications; and develop operational, production and program reports including project close-out reports for clients

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Skilled with computer software including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access).
Knowledge of industrial safety cultures and safety minded.
Ability to read blueprints, engineers’ drawings, and architectural renderings of facility, plant and equipment
Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people who need to cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency.
Skilled in written, verbal and interpersonal communication which includes good listening, and the ability to provide clear direction and effective feedback .
Knowledge of tools used in scope of work.
Ability to work with facility owners, operators, engineers, and asset reliability and maintenance leaders to build working relationships that lead to successful contract fulfillment and continuation.
Self-motivated and able to work independently.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is a full-time position assigned to Texas with some work in neighboring states as needed. All assigned positions are on-call 24 hours/day while on shift or assigned temporarily to another project. Flexibility regarding hours of work is required as needed to meet demands of the job.  Position may be reassigned at any time to meet operational objectives.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works at the project site. The employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud. Position may be working with potentially hazardous materials and wastes.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A pre-hire post offer Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) will be conducted to determine an employee’s ability to perform to the job standard. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MOBILITY: Must be able to access all controls and all parts of machinery for service.  Must be able to push/pull 50 pounds for 20 feet.
HEARING: Must be able to hear audible safety alarms.
VISUAL ACUITY: Must be adequate to perform above listed tasks in a safe manner and take hand signals from ground man or flag man.
LIFTING: Must be able to routinely lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist, 50 pounds from wait level to shoulder height and carry 50 pounds for 20 feet.
RANGE OF MOTION: An objective range of motion measurement will be conducted and recorded using a five position and rapid exchange grip strength test during the pre-hire/post offer FCE.

Offer contingent upon ability to pass a pre-employment drug test and a background check.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work at any time without prior notice.


Kakivik Asset Management (KAM) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Kakivik Asset Management (KAM) grant employment preference first to BBNC shareholders, their spouses or descendants, and second to other Alaska Native Corporation Shareholders in accordance with P.L. 93-638.

Required Qualifications:
Current API 510, 570 or 653 Certification
High School Diploma or GED
Valid driver’s license with no restrictions
Pass a Background Check and Drug Screen

Preferred Qualifications:
API 510, 570 and 653 certifications (all three)
API qualifications for MFL/MFE and/or Bubble Leak Test
Current ASNT Level 2 certifications for UT (full), MT, and PT.
10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry
NACE, ASME, SSPC, or other relevant industrial certifications
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