Damage Prevention Inspector


The Damage Prevention Inspector job is a full time contract position based in various sites across Alberta and British Columbia on a major midstream project. The successful applicant will have 5 Years industrial and/or pipeline construction experience with a minimum of 2 years of supervision or inspection in a damage prevention role. This position is responsible for for verifying that contractors conduct Ground Disturbance activities in accordance with the requirements of this Damage Prevention Plan, including at construction locations where only foreign utilities exist.

Responsibilities of the Damage Prevention Inspector job include:
- Verifying that the contractor has all the required permits in place in the field before starting any Ground Disturbance work, particularly the 30m permit
- Reviewing Ground Disturbance permits and monitoring Ground Disturbance activities to ensure conformance with permit conditions
- Obtaining approvals for variance requests
- Visiting the worksite daily, or as regularly as required, before Ground Disturbance work starts to identify any existing or potential hazards and communicate these hazards and the required controls at the daily tailgate meeting
- Being on site to observe construction Ground Disturbance activities in the safety hot zone, including inspecting all Ground Disturbance work in the safety hot zone, and visually monitor excavations in the prescribed area
- Ensuring that proper precautions are taken to protect Line 1 at pipeline crossings, including periodic monitoring of equipment and construction vehicle crossings to ensure that the crossings are properly maintained
- Confirming that the contractor has verified by hand digging or vacuum excavation the location of all utilities throughout the work area before starting Ground Disturbance work within 5 m (16 ft.) of Line 1 or any pipelines in above-ground facilities
- Ensuring that ground disturbance within 0.6 m (2 ft.) of the pipe edge is performed by hand digging or vacuum excavation only
- Ensuring unintended contact or damage to Line 1 or other utilities is reported in accordance with Section 9.7 of the DPP
- Completing and distributing the coating evaluation report for daylighting activities
- Ensuring that on-site personnel involved with earthworks, excavations and crossings are competent in Ground Disturbance practices
- Participating in survey and crossing meetings with contractors, project team members and other parties
- Participating in contractor safety meetings to ensure that Ground Disturbance practices have a high profile
- Coordinating, supporting, and monitoring contractor locating activities
- Reading and interpreting civil drawings and survey drawings
- Monitoring daylighting and excavating activities
- Conducting right of way patrols
- Responding to and documenting and investigating potential Ground Disturbance practice violations
- Completing and submitting the daily damage prevention report


- 5 Years industrial and/or pipeline construction experience with a minimum of 2 years of supervision or inspection in a damage prevention role
- A combination of 5 years’ experience in Damage Prevention, Ground Disturbance, Civil or General Inspection may be considered
- Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to travel as required
- Open to rotational shifts away from home
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Ground Disturbance Level II Certification
- First Aid Certification
- H2S Alive with Respiratory Equipment Fit Test
- Confined Space Entry with Gas Monitor Competency Assessment
- API 1169 Pipeline Construction Inspector Certification recommended but not mandatory
- Experience with Microsoft Visio and Bluebeam Revu an asset but not a requirement

Qualified candidates interested in the Damage Prevention Inspector job, please apply online at www.roevin.ca.


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