Site Welding Inspector

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Skelton Grange (UK)
  • Presence / Mobile
  • Work experience
  • Quality Management, Quality Assurance
  • Technical occupations (other)
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About us

Zurich-based green-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global leader in solutions for energy transition and circular economy including Energy from Waste (EfW) and Renewable Gas (RG), operating as part of the Hitachi Zosen Corporation Group. HZI acts as a project developer, technology supplier and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological waste recovery. Its solutions are based on efficient and environmentally sound technologies, are thoroughly tested, and can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. HZI’s Service Solutions Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to provide support throughout a plant’s entire plant cycle. HZI works for customers ranging from established waste management companies to up-and-coming partners in new markets. Its innovative and reliable solutions have been part of more than 1,600 reference projects worldwide.

Your responsibilities

  • Demonstrates leadership and commitment to Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ). Actively encourages and leads the HZI and contractor teams to implement and comply with project HSEQ requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring all relevant HSEQ requirements are incorporated into their area of responsibility and that, in consultation with site management and HSE team, HSE hazards are eliminated or mitigated to the extent practicable
  • Ensures that risk assessments and method statements (RAMS) are reviewed with regards to HSE requirements and that work is carried out in accordance with the RAMS
  • Ensures works within area of responsibility are executed in accordance with the contract requirements, and conform with project time, budget and HSEQ requirements
  • Responsible for the safety and HSE performance of all personnel under their control, and for stopping work where this might be compromised
  • Reviews and approves the following:
    • WPQRs, WPS o Welder’s Certification/Coding review
    • Welding Operator’s Certification review (e.g. stud welding)
    • Site Skills test (Pressure Parts)
    • Welding book/welding history maintain
    • NDE results
    • Welding statistics/regular reporting
    • Monitoring of % volumetric testing of welding
  • Carries out spot checks of welding parameters (welder identity, preheat temperature, interpass temperature, issue and use of consumables, check root pass quality, post heating and post weld heat treatment as applicable).
  • Monitors Post Weld Heat treatment activities and ensures that data is recorded and signed off
  • Organise and supervise welding skills tests as specified by HZI procedures
  • Keeps the Site Manager informed of all site related activities

Your experiences

Professional Qualifications
  • Knowledge of relevant HSEQ legal and management system requirements
  • Experience as Piping Engineer or Quality Manager
  • Familiar with common NDT, quality procedures and standards
  • Experience in evaluation of RT films and other NDT results (level II)
  • IOSH or equivalent international safety certificate as required
  • Valid Safety Contractors Certificate (SCC), Safepass (ROl), CSCS or CCNSG card or equivalent
Personal Qualifications
  • Solution orientated
  • Good forward planner
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to present ideas effectively
  • Ability to evaluate ideas of others
  • Good command of English, other languages an advantage
 Levelling Factors

In general the individual will demonstrate reliability, high ability to work under pressure, social competency, ability to manage conflict, assertiveness and will be service oriented. The above job duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature of the work and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Duties and responsibilities may change or vary depending on the specific needs of the business.

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.

For HR agencies: Please note that we do not accept applications coming from agencies. Thank you.