HRSG Welding Engineer

Post Date

Jan 02, 2024

Location

Richmond,
Virginia

ZIP/Postal Code

23219
US
Jun 17, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type

Perm

Category

Engineering (Non IT)

Req #

RIC-671005

Pay Rate

$120k - $180k (estimate)

Job Description

Insight Global seeks a Consulting Engineer with Welding Engineering, R Stamp program, and ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel, and B31.1 Power Piping code experience, A field support background, with Boilers, HRSGs, piping and associated power station equipment is strongly desired. This position will be located in Richmond, VA. The successful candidate will be able to provide the support noted below in accordance with applicable codes and regulatory requirements for the non-nuclear Generation fleet and its auxiliaries.

Some responsibilities will include:

R-Stamp Program Oversee and lead the corporate R-Stamp Program, overseeing welder performance testing, monitoring welder continuity maintenance, overseeing, and leading R- Stamp Certificate of Authorization renewals, audit individual field/station compliance with QC manual requirements, address any non-compliances, assist stations with the development of repair methods and testing requirements as needed for repairs.

Welding Engineering Support Provide welding engineering support for weld assessments, design, quality assurance, and repair procedures, including stress relieving operations, in conjunction with our clients Corporate Welding Manual and corporate R Stamp program for both ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel and Power Piping Code equipment. Lead the review of contractor welding programs to assess overall qualifications and administrative control of their QC program requirements. Assess welding issues as they arise in the field and during projects. Experience with Creep Strength Enhanced Ferritic Steels, especially Grade 91 is strongly desired.

Boiler and HRSG Root Cause Analysis Lead or support root cause assessments to provide recommendations to correct/mitigate repetitive events, including cost effective maintenance and operational procedures to maintain unit capacity and efficiency. Experience with boiler, HRSG, and piping failure modes and analysis strongly desired

Planned and Forced Outage Support Provide boiler, HRSG, and welding assessment and repair recommendations for more complex maintenance events.

Boiler and HRSG Inspections - Perform and/or coordinate inspections to assess and recommend cost effective short-term repair and long-term preventive maintenance strategies, design improvements, and major equipment component replacement strategies, requiring good equipment and system troubleshooting aptitudes;

Engineering Support Includes technical studies, field assessments with station personnel, work scopes and specification development, cost estimates, construction support, vendor and QC surveillance, and coordination with maintenance or contractors for repair execution.

Required Skills & Experience

-Minimum 8 years of technical engineering support experience in the maintenance and operation of fossil-fueled (coal, oil, gas) boiler and HRSG steam generators;

-Minimum 4 years leading an NBIC R-Stamp Program.
- Requires extensive experience with ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel & Power Piping Codes (Section I and B31.1), National Board Inspection Codes (NBIC), Boiler R Stamp codes and requirements, familiarity with associated Boiler and HRSG component design, and a working knowledge of Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) methods and welding processes;

- Demonstrated skills in welding & material sciences, non-destructive examination (NDE) processes, and basic boiler component design;

- AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

- Professional Engineer (PE) required.

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

- NDE certifications

- NBIC commission

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.