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Sr. Mechanical Inspector - 2827 in Longview, TX at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Coordinate all field construction activities between contractors and production to ensure detail engineering package compliance.  Plan and implement all mechanical expense projects.


  • Coordinate mechanical and civil field work with contractor and operating units.

  • Ensure contractor safe work practices.

  • Ensure installation is per design package. Also assist and witness all warranty inspections and run-in tests in the field with the factory representatives and ensure the warranty reports are filed for proper retrieval in the future.

  • Coordinate and witness all system (piping, mechanical and civil work etc) tests and check-outs with contractor and Westlake Maintenance reliability personnel.

  • Initiate change orders (if necessary to facilitate proper success) for approved projects and obtains appropriate approvals of same as needed.

  • Works with engineering on necessary field changes if required to complete project.

  • Ensure all company policies and procedures are adhered to by contractor.

  • Participate in bid meetings and walk throughs.

  • Work with Construction and Operation Superintendents on weekly job scheduling and planning field construction activity to ensure that the jobs are done safely and efficiently with minimum disruption to normal plant operation and maintenance activities.

  • Ensure quality performance from contractor and provide future improvement suggestions to management for contract negotiations.

  • Document all mechanical re-works and report to WLK Construction Supervisor.

  • Follow Factory Acceptance Testing process.

Minimum Qualifications

HS Diploma or the equivalent is required.  Five years of experience coordinating field construction activities is required. Technical college degree is preferred. Prior supervisory experience is beneficial.  Experience with reading piping/structural civil drawings is preferred.


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