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Praxair, Inc. Mechanical Integrity Inspector in Deer Park, Texas

Mechanical Integrity Inspector


The HyCO Mechanical Integrity (MI) Equipment Inspector is responsible for managing the mechanical integrity of fixed equipment in Praxair’s NAIG Hydrogen and Carbon Monoxide (HyCO) plants in accordance with OSHA PSM and recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices including API 510, API 570 and API 580. The MI Equipment Inspector has a general understanding of corrosion and damage mechanisms and is capable of selecting inspection techniques appropriate to the potential damage mechanisms in a HyCO plant process.

The MI Equipment Inspector ensures that all inspections are planned and performed correctly and meet the applicable code, jurisdictional and/or company requirements. The MIEquipment Inspectorperforms inspections,interacts with third-party inspection contractors and company inspectors, evaluates NDE results, determines acceptability, writes inspection and repair plans, makes inspection-related recommendations, and follows inspection and repair jobs to completion. The MI Equipment Inspector executes and oversees inspection tasks involving a wide variety of test instruments and equipment to measure values and record functional operation of components and determine acceptability.

Summary of Accountabilities

  • Reviews and manages the list of inspections due for assigned unit or units.

  • Reviews and manages the list of non-conformances (NCRs) for assigned unit or units.

  • Performs or oversees inspections and is responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of the equipment inspection database and inspection history.

  • Participates in assigned unit updates and planning meetings to be aware of unit needs and priorities.

  • Participates in the identification of end of life items and makes recommendations to managers.

  • Provides technical expertise (inspection frequency, type, and requirements)

  • Provides day-to-day and occasional off-hour inspection support to the plant and engineering.

  • Completes compliance requirements, including compliance matrix, and other training for position, as required.

  • Manages change as it pertains to the mechanical integrity program.

  • Follows industry trends and developments in mechanical integrity and determines applicability.

Approximately 25% travel is required



  • 5 Years of Inspection-Related Experience

  • API-510 Pressure Vessel Inspection Certification

  • API-570 Piping Inspection Certification

Additional Preferred Requirements

  • Knowledgeable in OSHA Process Safety Management

  • Experience with Risk-Based Inspection and API RBI Software

  • Experience Working with Inspection Data Management Systems (IDMS)

  • Experience Working with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

  • AWS- Certified Welding Inspector

  • Welding Background

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Engineering

Primary Location Texas-Deer Park

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19001890