Quality Assurance Inspector (QA Inspector)

at Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corp. in Salisbury, Maryland, United States

Job Description

Quality Assurance Inspector

Our vessels operate all over the world and are suited for inland waterway or ocean service. Our specialization in the design and construction of passenger vessels, tugboats, ferry boats, etc., has enabled us to develop unrivaled expertise in this field.



Quality Assurance Inspector will be the primary shipyard point of contact to coordinate U.S. Coast Guard Inspections and ensure vessels under construction meet Federal Regulations and U.S. Coast Guard commercial vessel standards.



You will serve as a Marine Inspector providing technical expertise and leadership in the enforcement of marine safety, vessel inspection, pollution prevention, vessel manning, regulations, treaties, and international conventions.



Typical work assignments include:


  • Reviewing technical vessel design and construction plans of domestic vessels (T-Boats, K-Boats) to determine compliance with regulations and applicable inspection standards
  • Inspecting existing and new vessels to ensure proper documents and certificates on board and in effect before issuing an initial Certificate of Inspection
  • Ensuring inspection casework data is entered into all applicable MISLE data sets producing proper and complete documentation
  • Inspecting vessel hull, including the hull envelope, internal structural members, protrusions, fittings, appendages, special tanks, holding areas, special use structures, and structural fire protection to ensure construction meets design standards, and that all hull systems are in compliance with applicable safety standards
  • Identifying hazardous conditions, notes violations of accepted vessel specifications and operational technology, and prescribes acceptable methods of correcting these conditions
  • Preparing briefing papers, technical analyses, and options evaluation
  • Conducting reviews of vessels plans, safety management systems and operating systems to determine compliance with regulations and applicable standards
  • Determining that vessels being inspected have the proper documents and certificates on board and in effect
  • Ensuring the required inspection documentation is prepared and appropriate orders are drafted
  • Preparing briefing papers, technical analyses, and option evaluations
  • Training and assessing the inspection qualifications and formally certifying the completed portions of on-the-job training for assigned civilian and military Marine Inspectors

Essential Knowledge:

  • Steel fit-up
  • Tank testing
  • Welding examinations
  • Pipe fit-up and testing
  • Mechanical system testing and verification
  • Electrical system testing and verification
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Job Posting: 958040

Posted On: Apr 22, 2022

Updated On: May 22, 2022