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Quality Assurance Inspector (Structural) -(Days)

Department: Quality
Location: Seattle, WA


Vigor Values  


Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.


Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
We act on what we know is right
Evolution: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love: We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

Responsible for conducting Quality Control inspections for new construction and/ or ship repair projects. Has a high degree of demonstrated proficiency in the ability to perform inspection functions as specified in the applicable work documents, including a thorough understanding of drawing and specification interpretation and a working knowledge of the principles of metallurgy and Non Destructive Testing techniques. Has routine interface with customer/regulatory representatives, and is responsible for quality system maintenance and process control surveillance. Performs duties independent of supervision and provides assistance to the Project Management Team. This position is responsible for developing, tracking, administering, and scheduling tests and inspections and writing of required reports. The incumbent inspects in-process and final craft and subcontractor work for proper approvals and documents results as required in test and inspection plans developed by the Quality Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the job’s overall responsibilities) 

JOB SCOPE:  Operates within the guidelines provided by applicable referenced Codes with regard to the respective discipline to which they are inspecting (ie: welding, electrical, coatings, mechanical etc.) Position requires ability to assess and administer acceptance requirements based on pre-determined criteria.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Does not have any direct reports, but may be responsible for supervising workers engaged in conducting tests and inspections in accordance with procedures.

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:    Inspectors are required to coordinate with Project Managers, craft supervisors and craft personnel as well as Customer representatives and Regulatory (ABS/ USCG) inspectors.





WORK ENVIRONMENT:   While in production areas will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors. May require assignment to different shifts depending on workload and inspection requirements.Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced shipyard with moderate to loud noise levels from production activity in the shipyard

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.