Construction NDT & Welding Inspector

Date: 15/09/2023
Place of work: Ploiesti, Romania


Job Title:

Construction NDT & Welding Inspector, NWI


PIR 14611090


NAC project, Petrobrazi Refinery

Job Location:

Ploiesti, Romania

Job type/Contract:

Temporary, start date ASAP

Salary range:

Competitive salary package with benefits




Job summary/Role description

The NAC PROJECT relates to the execution on an EPC basis of a new aromatics complex that will be replacing the existing aromatics unit. The NAC project will implement the following sections: a gasoline reformate splitter, an aromatics extraction plant as well as a separation plant.

Construction NDT & Welding Inspector, NWI verifies that welded joints, post-weld heat treatments and non-destructive tests are correctly performed according to the approved specifications prepared by the relevant engineering departments and relevant approved Subcontractor’s documents.


Duties and responsibilities

  • To witness the welding coupon and destructive non-destructive test execution on shop or at Laboratories for preparation of Procedure Qualification Record (PQR);
  • To support the Home office Welding Group during cycle for the approval of Procedure Qualification Record (PQR), Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) and PWHT procedure;
  • To witness the Subcontractor Welder Qualification process;
  • To check that welding material respects the requirements of the approved WPS;
  • To check that welding machines and ovens are continuously calibrated;
  • To check that shop and field welds are performed in compliance with PROJECT specifications and with approved WPS/PQR, NDE and PWHT Procedures, etc.;
  • To witness the execution of non-destructive tests, heat treatment and hardness test;
  • To check the execution of positive material identification test;
  • To grant that welding activities and the tests are recorded by Subcontractors in the welding data base;
  • To check that all repairs are performed correctly, and non-destructive tests are regularly repeated;
  • To obtain any necessary approval from Home Office Welding Group for deviation, as appropriate, to welding procedures and for performing repairs requiring special procedures;
  • To verify the adequacy of information on NDE Reports;
  • To verify that adequate and valid welder approvals are available and that only approved welders as required are used in production.


Knowledge & Qualifications

  • University Degree or Diploma in a relevant discipline or equivalent.



  • Relevant experience in construction/modernisation of large Petrochemical plants/ EPC projects;
  • Strong subcontractors and construction/commissioning management experience in EPC project, Large/XL plants;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the specific discipline;
  • Similar role covered in last three projects of comparable size;
  • Experience working on Contractor side.


Skills and Abilities

  • Fluent English;
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills;
  • Excellent communications, team-oriented and interpersonal skills;
  • Attention to details;
  • Self-motivation and direction, with a strong bias toward timely performance and problem resolution.


Special Requirements and Comments

Only spontaneous candidates with significant experience, consistent with the relevant field, will be considered for this position.