New York Power Authority Sr. Resident Quality Inspector (Temporary) in Lewiston, New York

Sr. Resident Quality Inspector (Temporary)

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Job Description

  • Perform quality oversight at NYPA Operating Facilities to ensure site contractor compliance with approved drawings, codes, standards, specifications and contract requirements.

  • Perform inspections which may include evaluating visual and nondestructive examination of welds to AWS D1.1, ASME III, V and IX requirements, and mechanical inspections.

  • Monitor site contractor performance for the Life Extension and Modernization (LEM) and Capital Projects

  • Monitor Contractor Welding/Brazing Program.

  • Monitor Contractor Nondestructive Examination Program

  • Evaluate nondestructive examination of welds, piping, and structural shapes

  • Witness final inspection of equipment modifications or installations, including dimensional, operational and/or functional testing.

  • Attend site meetings representing the NYPA Quality Assurance Department

  • Assist in implementation of the NYPA Corrective Action Program

  • Conduct an annual surveillance of the LEM Quality Plan

  • Assist in the preparation of Quality Assurance Monthly Reports

  • Perform quality inspections and surveys at equipment supplier facilities

  • Prepare detailed reports for all inspections and observations

  • QA planning including evaluate assigned projects or task and identify cost effective inspection points due to risk and impact on plant operation.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

Required Skills


  • Working knowledge of industry codes, standards and regulations (ISO 9001, ASME IX, AWS D1.1, ASNT, ASTM).

  • Able to observe and report conditions and events affecting material, welding, non-destructive testing, equipment and/or system quality to the affected stakeholder and then work with the stakeholders to resolve disputes and/or technical issues.

  • Working knowledge of welding/brazing, print reading, non-destructive testing and dimensional inspection methods.

  • Proficient personal computer skills including Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to access all areas of the plant and conduct physical evaluations of equipment including ability to climb and work at high elevations.

  • Personnel protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties.

  • Ability to wear a respirator

  • Extended working hours with the possibility of weekend and holiday work, as required by schedules, work load and plant conditions.

  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal - with ability to communicate effectively with, contractors, craft, and management.

  • Strong problem-solving, multitasking and project management skills.

  • Ability to work independently


  • NDE certifications

  • Basic understanding in testing and inspecting utility electrical equipment (120VAC to 230kV)

Required Experience


  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in quality assurance/quality control.

  • Experience in utility, nuclear, petrochemical or aerospace industry.

  • Certified Weld Inspector

  • QA/QC management experience

  • Experience developing, implementing and evaluating a Quality Management System

  • Experience supervising quality personnel


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline

  • QA/QC management experience

  • Experience with hydroelectric power plant equipment

  • Held Lead Auditor Certification

  • Held Level II VT-1, VT-II, VT-III Piping, Mechanical, Welding, Coating & Anchor Bolt

  • Held Level II - Radiography, Ultrasonic, Magnetic Particle and Liquid Penetrant Inspections

The New York Power Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Location

Lewiston, New York, United States

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