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Compass is recruiting for a Quality Control Inspector for its Pressure Vessel & Process Piping Department in Calgary, Alberta. Reporting to the Quality Control Manager, the Quality Control Inspector will engage in ensuring the safety, quality and adequate documentation of newly fabricated pressure equipment. The ideal candidate will have an interest in learning all aspects of Compass’ Quality Control Management System.


Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Learn and understand Compass Energy Systems Quality Management System to ensure all processes and procedures are followed with regards to Quality Inspection.
  • Inspect and test all pressure vessels and process piping of in production and completed work for visible weld defects, maintain traceability of materials, correct dimensions, witness pressure testing, conformance with construction drawings, and work order specifications while applying knowledge of welding principles and theory.
  • Identify and understand all Code or customer requirements per job on all in production and completed fabrication for accuracy and compliance.
  • Complete all documentation required for the construction of pressure vessels and process piping including MTR’s, NDE Reports, Hydro / Pneumatic testing reports, PWHT Records and Manufacturer’s Data Reports.
  • Work with and assist additional QC Inspectors to ensure all pressure vessel and process piping documentation is accurate prior to completion.
  • Maintain detailed written records concerning welding procedures, materials, quality, and instruction to contractors, daily reports and inspection tests made.
  • Monitor welder / welding operator performance with respect to proper use of approved welding procedures, consistency in use of preferred fabrication methods and overall quality of workmanship.
  • Ensure staff and contractors adhere to current safety regulations with respect to welding practices.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of current welding and welding inspection standards.
  • Perform other related duties.

Education, Skills, and Experience

  •  Graduate from an Institute of Technology program such as welding engineering technology, with a focus on welding design and technology, and/or metallurgy.
  • Must have experience with Pressure Vessels and Process Piping.
  • Minimum 1 – 3 years demonstrated experience as a certified welding inspector and currently certified to CSA W178.2 Level 1/ 2 Welding Inspector.
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Canadian Welding Standards CSA B51, CSA W47.1 & W59 and ASME B31.3, Sec VIII & IX.
  • ABSA – Welding Examiner Certificate would be considered a valuable asset.
  • Previous Welding or Journeyman / B-Ticket welder experience would be considered an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of NDE inspection methods and applications.

Duties are subject to change at any time according to the needs of the location or company. Other duties may be assigned, in addition to or in lieu of, those described above.

Qualified candidates are encourage to apply.

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