Sr. Coating Facility Inspector TransMountain 2 Year Project
Joe Knows Energy
Vancouver, BC
Posted ago
Joe Knows Energy

The Sr. Facility Coating Inspector is responsible for the completion of all activities in his area of assignment in accordance with the appropriate Company specifications and the approved for construction drawings. The inspector receives infrequent instruction and direction from his superior and the work of the inspector is checked on a periodic basis by the Chief Inspector or delegate. The Sr. Coating Inspector takes a leadership role in the inspection of his craft a mentor to other inspectors. The inspector is not to inspect work he is not qualified to inspect.


The craft specific duties and responsibilities of the coating inspector are as follows:

Understanding, monitoring, assessing, and reporting on painting and coating activities and items including but not limited to:

  • Vendor Product data sheet (PDS) utilization
  • Being able to understand and interrupt the PDS
  • Ensure proper storage of the Paints/Coatings by the Contractor
  • Tools required to monitor environmental conditions and their proper use
  • Surface cleanliness testing
  • Proper mixing of paint and/or coating per the manufactures PDS
  • Proper application of paint and/or coating
  • Proper equipment for the type of coating
  • Equipment is in working order
  • Proper setup and use of holiday detector / jeep
  • Check certification of the detector
  • Know how to check and ensure the detector is working properly
  • Know the different types of detectors and their application
  • Proper repair of a holiday, void, or jeep in the coating


The minimum qualifications include a minimum of five years of experience in the application in inspection of coating, NACE CIP level 1 certification or SSPC PC1 level 1 certification, and API 1169 certification. Additionally the position must meet the basic qualifications of a Utility Inspector (basic inspector) and Coating Inspector. A degree is not required.

Desired Qualifications:

• Demonstrated experience in the application of multiple coating systems

About Joe Knows Energy

Joe Knows Energy delivers added value to our clients by providing them experienced Inspectors with outstanding communication and leadership skills that support the schedule and budget goals of the project team.

We hire inspectors who are committed to excellent performance standards and thrive in a safety-focused team environment.

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