Position Title:      QA/QC Certified Coatings Inspector
Reports To:         Quality Systems Manager

Position Summary:
The QA/QC Certified Coatings Inspector will inspect coatings applied by coatings team members or subcontractors to ensure compliance with customer requirements, federal government, and NACE specifications.  This position is also expected to keep abreast of and advise leadership of industry trends, standard changes, best practices, and equipment upgrades/improvements as necessary. 

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC Expectations of Employee:
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Shipyards International, LLC’s policies and procedures.
  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully
  • Communicates regularly with Officers, Managers, & Supervisors about the different divisions and department’s issues
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates.
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and balance priorities
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Apply SSPC, NACE, and NAVSEA standards as required
  • Assist the Coatings Superintendent, as required, to ensure all projects remain on schedule and sub-contractors adhere to PSI requirements
  • Provide oversight of coatings/painting activity
  • Visit worksites, QA checks on work in progress
  • Deliver paperwork and complete forms/reports as required
  • Apply standards to maximize customer satisfaction and time driven goals and eliminate re-work and missed deadlines/checkpoints
  • Establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Engage with and train coatings team members to ensure a consistent and compliant product
  • Engage with customer representatives in a professional manner; anticipate customer needs and be prepared to deliver required items upon request or as stipulated by contract
  • Assist in preparing bids for painting/blasting work
  • Keep CS informed of current activity and future requirements
  • Train and certify personnel
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills/Technical Knowledge:
  • Excellent English language skills in both reading and writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Interpersonal skills, good attitude, and exceptional work ethic
  • Strong leadership and customer service skills
  • Good attitude and personality with excellent work ethic and interpersonal skills
  • Organized and punctual
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Must be flexible in work hours

Education, Training and Experience:
  • 3-5 years in industrial coatings QC setting 
  • Shipyard/ship repair/marine coatings experience a plus
  • NBPI, NACE CIP-1, or NACE CIP-2 Required
  • SSPC C7 and C14 certifications a plus
  • Knowledge of the marine industry and NAVSEA Standards
  • Proficient with Word and Excel scheduling software, i.e. MS Project

Working Conditions/Job Environment:
This position requires working outside in the varying elements.  A requirement for initial certification and re-certification (every five years) is required by a licensed physician or physician's assistant that verifies that the applicant is physically fit and free of debilitating illness and injury that could inhibit the individual from effectively performing the duties of a Coatings Inspector.  Examples of job environment are: 
  • Working in extreme temperature (heat and cold) for extended periods exceeding one hour
  • Safely move about on slippery, sloping, uneven and unstable surfaces
  • Safely enter, move about within and egress cargo tanks, cargo holds and other confined spaces that may involve maneuvering over 6 ft (1.8 m) ship framing; climbing up and down 30 ft (9.1 m) vertical ladders and 80ft (24.3 m) stairways
  • Safely move between spaces and into/out of compartments on marine vessels that can involve stepping over a door threshold or coaming of 24 inches (61 cm) in height; moving through restricted openings or man holes of 24 inches by 24 inches (61 cm X 61 cm), crouching (lowering height by bending knees); kneeling (placing knees on ground); and stooping (lowering height by bending at the waist)
  • Manipulate mechanical devices using manual and digital dexterity, and strength to open and close watertight doors that may weigh up to 55 pounds (25 kg)
  • Perform visual inspections and surveys that can involve the use of hand tools such as spanners, valve wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers, pliers

  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening and background check before employment begins. Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers’ license in good standing, class 3 or higher
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of shift
Additional Information:
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee filling this position.  Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.  Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this job description. 
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

We hope you will consider joining our team! 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to visit www.pacificshipyards.com

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Department: Qualities
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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