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Job Description:

  • 1) Inspects processing and storage tanks, pipelines and fittings, stills, towers, and pumping units for defects, following specified inspection procedures: Examines mechanical installations, instrumentation, valves, and fittings for defects, such as cracks, corrosion, and leaks.

  • 2) Measures thickness of tank walls, tower walls, and pipelines, using calipers and electronic instruments, to determine extent of corrosive damage.

  • 3) Drills test holes in tank and tower walls to take samples of corrosive deposits and verify extent of damage.

  • 4) Installs probes and other instruments in tanks and towers to obtain samples of corrosive deposits and to measure rate of corrosion.

  • 5) Computes rate of corrosion from laboratory analysis of probe samples, using mathematical tables and charts.

  • 6) Reports need for immediate repairs to mechanical department.

  • 7) Prepares inspection reports to indicate nature of repairs and replacements required and to specify safe limits of temperature and pressure to follow pending repair of unit.

  • 8) Inspects construction and installation of new mechanical equipment for conformity to specifications.

  • 9) May inspect operating condition of firefighting equipment.

  • 10) May be designated according to equipment inspected as Still And Tank Inspector.




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Job Number: 6362