QC Mechanical Inspector Level II AWS-CWI

Requisition # 2022-15674
Date Posted 4 weeks ago(11/3/2022 10:58 AM)
Department
PPPL Quality and Assurance
Category
Research and Laboratory
Job Type
Full-Time

Overview

Are you interested in joining the world’s brightest talent in solving some of the world’s grandest scientific challenges of the 21st century? Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is doing just that! Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!

 

Job Purpose: 

  • Using visual and physical examinations performs inspections (mechanical/weld) and surveillances of in-process inspections, and receipt inspections, mechanical installations to detect any defects, and to assure conformance with drawings, specifications, standards, and codes.
  • Assure PPPL weld process compliance with codes (e.g., ASME, AWS, IEEE, NFPA), specifications, drawings, procedures, and the PPPL Weld program.
  • Perform and witness acceptance testing and inspections of systems, structures, and components equipment at remote supplier facilities and at PPPL on-site locations.
  • Individual will follow all applicable PPPL safety regulations and PPPL procedures.

Responsibilities

Core Duties: 

  1. Perform in-process & final inspections of precision machined parts and assemblies as per shop work requests, installation procedures, quality inspection plans, drawings, standards, and technical procedures.
  2. Perform receiving inspections of precision machined parts or items supplied by subcontractors or vendors as per applicable purchase orders, procurement quality assurance clauses, technical specifications, drawings and standards.
  3. Perform vendor on-site source inspection of precision machined or items fabricated as per applicable purchase orders, procurement quality assurance clauses, technical specifications, drawings and standards. Including conducting first articles inspections and vendor on-site site surveillance.
  4. Perform Non-Destructive Examinations (NDE), including weld inspections. Other NDE may include brazing, dye penetrant and magnetic particle testing.
  5. Perform audits, surveillances and walk-through oversight of work activities, and safety conditions.
  6. Perform inspection of fire barrier penetrations and seals and inspections of facilities construction project activities.
  7. Identifies general problem areas that may span many work activities and could potentially impact Lab quality or ES&H, provides management with potential solutions to correct the problems.

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

  1. High school graduate or equivalent is required. Associates or higher degree in engineering or technical field is desirable.
  2. Eight (8) years of related experience in equivalent inspection activities associated with power plants, heavy industrial facilities, or similar facilities is required. At least two (2) years of this experience should be associated with accelerator facilities, nuclear facilities, or the aerospace, defense, or military industries.
  3. Current or previous Qualification or certification as a Level II QC Mechanical Inspector is required.
  4. AWS Certified Welding Inspector( CWI) is required.
  5. Certification in EPRI- VT-1, -2, -3,-4, or certification in Nondestructive Testing to SNT-TC-1A Level II for Visual Testing (VT) and Penetrant Testing (PT) is desirable.
  6. Qualified to perform high precision measurements and receipt inspections.
  7. Experience reading technical specifications, procedures, and drawings is required.
  8. Computer literacy and use experience and ability to write clear, concise reports are required.
  9. Willingness to travel to vendors/suppliers is required (International and nationally). 
  10. 2nd shift work and Overtime work may be required.

In addition to the requirements and certifications stated above, general familiarity with ASME, AWS, IEEE, NFPA and other construction codes is desirable.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Skill, ability, and experience in using modern measuring equipment (preferably including CMM) to perform detailed inspections of machined parts and assembled components is required.

Certificates and Licenses: 

  • Current or previous certification as a Level II QC Mechanical Inspector is desirable. CWI certification is highly required.

Physical Requirements: 

  • May need to work in environments with normal industrial hazards such as confined spaces, elevations, and where electrically/ mechanically energized equipment may be present.

Working Conditions: 

  • 2nd Shift work, Weekend work, on-site supplier oversight and overtime work may be required.

 

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. All PPPL employees are required to disclose any participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program and may be required to withdraw from such programs to remain employed under the DOE Contract.

Standard Weekly Hours

40.00

Eligible for Overtime

Yes

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Probationary Period

90 days

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Physical Capacity Exam Required

Yes

Valid Driver's License Required

No

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