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Date:  Dec 6, 2019

Kapolei, HI, US, 96707

Job Function:  Refinery
Requisition Number:  737

Title:  Refinery Inspector

Position Title:




Immediate Supervisor:

Inspections Supervisor

FLSA Status:



Supports two (2) Refining locations


Individual Contributor



Responsible for conducting all inspections and non-destructive testing activities on process and storage equipment in their area of responsibility.  This role is responsible compliance and application of codes, standards and procedures during all inspections.


• High School Diploma or GED required


• 2-5 year’s refinery inspection experience (Inspector 1)

• ASNT Level II Certification in UT, MT and PT (Inspector 1)

• 5-10 year’s refinery inspection experience (Inspector 2)

• At least one API certification (Inspector 2)

• 10+ year’s refinery inspection experience (Inspector 3)

• Must have all three API certifications:  API 510, 653, 570 (Inspector 3)

• National Board Certified or pass exam within six months of hire (Inspector 3)


Performs inspections on refinery process, non-process and storage equipment.

Performs jurisdiction-required inspections and obtain operating permits as mandated.

Analyzes inspection results to determine remaining life, inspection frequencies and identify deficiencies.

Recommends repairs, replacements, metallurgical and non-metallurgical improvements.

Generates detailed reports, inspection plans and repair plans.

Maintains detailed records of fabrications, inspections, alterations and repairs.

Assigned areas of responsibility or specific pressure equipment to perform regulatory and/or compliance inspections.

Must be able to take call and work overtime as needed.

Instructs and trains helpers that may be assigned to him/her to complete a work project.

Utilizes risk-based inspection approach to plan inspection work as part of normal maintenance and turnaround.

Performs acting supervisory duties as required.

• Driver’s license, in good standing, required.

• Off island travel required annually

Other duties as required.


Safety & Environmental:  Demonstrates a thorough understanding of safety and environmental and how it contributes to the health and safety of employees, customers, contractors, vendors and the environment; able to analyze risks, exposure and/or root causes.  Takes action to prevent and resolve safety and environmental concerns.

Delivering Results:  Delivers operational excellence by planning, organizing and owning work assignments from start to finish.

Decision Quality:  Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make quick decisions.  Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgement.

Written Communication: Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication setting and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.

Professional Conduct:  Recognizes impact behavior has on others and demonstrates commitment, adaptability and resilience.



Works 9-hour days with every other Friday off (on a 9/80 schedule).  Safety glasses, earplugs, gloves, steel-toed shoes, hard hats, Nomex, and respirator used when necessary.  Must be able to take call outs and work overtime as needed.  Cannot be afraid of heights.  May require after-hours work.

Nearest Major Market: Honolulu
Nearest Secondary Market: Hawaii

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