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"Pressure Vessel Inspector"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Inspect pressure vessel equipment for conformance with safety laws and standards regulating their design, fabrication, installation, repair, and operation.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Pressure Vessel Inspector"

1) Inspects drawings, designs, and specifications for piping, boilers and other vessels.

2) Performs standard tests to verify condition of equipment and calibration of meters and gauges, using test equipment and hand tools.

3) Inspects gas mains to determine that rate of flow, pressure, location, construction, or installation conform to standards.

4) Evaluates factors, such as materials used, safety devices, regulators, construction quality, riveting, welding, pitting, corrosion, cracking, and safety valve operation.

5) Calculates allowable limits of pressure, strength, and stresses.

6) Examines permits and inspection records to determine that inspection schedule and remedial actions conform to procedures and regulations.

7) Keeps records and prepares reports of inspections and investigations for administrative or legal authorities.

8) Investigates accidents to determine causes and to develop methods of preventing recurrences.

9) Confers with engineers, manufacturers, contractors, owners, and operators concerning problems in construction, operation, and repair.

 

 


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Job Description for "Pressure Vessel Inspector" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  13-1041.05