Position Title:  Senior Certified Coatings Inspector (NACE III)
Reports To:      Quality Systems Manager

Position Summary:
The National Association of Coatings Engineer (NACE) Level III ensures effective development, implementation, and operation of the Coatings Inspection Program.

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC Expectations of Employee:
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Shipyards’ 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:
  • Responsible for the Coating Inspection Program and shall be capable of interpreting and evaluating results in terms of existing codes, standards, and specifications.
  • Provide training and tutelage to NBPI, NACE Level I and II personnel as needed.
  • Highly skilled and experienced in corrosion, surface preparation, cleanliness, environmental conditions, test instruments, coating mixtures, and safety.
  • Perform unsupervised non-destructive and destructive inspections of liquid and non-liquid coatings applied to any substrate.
  • Apply technical knowledge, problem solving ability regarding issues that may arise on site.
  • Assist in development and/or modification of specifications and procedures to the extent that they conform to existing or improved quality levels.
  • Ensure compliance with technical specifications, contractual requirements, and purchase order requirements.
  • Assist with technical customer support including leading support for customer audits.
  • Oversee review of technical documents for customer orders and supplier purchase orders.
  • Generate technical reports as necessary.
  • Work with production to establish and sustain a process of continuous quality improvement.
  • Ensure that employees are trained on applicable procedures, regulations, and standards.
  • Review drawing/document changes for compliance with applicable regulations and standards
  • Assist with any other tasks as needed.

Education/Training Requirements:
  • Five (5) years of experience to include a minimum of three (3) years in a NACE Level III role and a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory and/or management experience Knowledge of the marine industry and NAVSEA standards
  • NACE Level III Certification or equivalent required
  • Nondestructive Testing (NDT) experience preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of ship repair processes.

Working Conditions/Job Environment:
This position requires working outside in the elements with the following characteristics:
  • Work in extreme temperature (heat and cold) for extended periods exceeding one hour
  • Safely move about on slippery, sloping, uneven and unstable surfaces
  • Perform work in heavy industrial/shipyard setting with exposure to heat, cold, and humidity, industrial odors, fumes, gasses, chemicals, oil, grease, smoke, dust, noise, and vibration, and involves climbing ladders and stairs, using pneumatic tools, working in cramped quarters, and working with moving machinery
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position, including hearing protection, safety glasses, safety boots, face shield, welding helmet, welding gloves, welding sleeves/jacket (leather or cloth), and welding apron/chaps. A respirator may also be required

  • Must have a participative management style.
  • Must be able to demonstrate good leadership skills.
  • Must be able to work well with all levels of management.
  • Must have good written, verbal, and listening communication skills.
  • Must have a broad knowledge of test and inspection methods, procedures and equipment.
  • 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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