Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team player for the role of Pressure Equipment Integrity Inspector. This position is located at our mill site, near Athabasca, AB.

The Pressure Equipment Integrity Inspector is responsible for verifying and enhancing the safety of pressure equipment and ensuring all requirements of Al-Pac’s Quality Management system and the Alberta Safety Codes Act are met. Reporting to the Chief Inspector, this position develops and implements inspection plans, monitors equipment for integrity, and maintains inspection records. The Pressure Equipment Integrity Inspector also acts as a technical resource to the site and troubleshoots technical issues, as required.


Monitoring & Inspection:
• Develop and implement long term preventative and predictive inspection plans for pressure equipment, piping systems, and storage tanks.
• Perform in-service inspection, including corrosion monitoring of equipment and piping and executing NDE (Non-Destructive Examination) to confirm the integrity of equipment repairs, modification, and new construction.
• Prepare NDE scope of work, co-ordinate and supervise inspection service contractors to meet the plant’s quality requirements.
• Prepare and maintain inspection records and procedures in accordance with the inspection program.

• Ensure all requirements of Alberta Pacific’s Quality Management system and the Alberta Safety Codes Act are met.
• Responsible for ensuring that all fabrication, erection, and construction activities within the plant and at vendor shops meet engineering specifications, regulations, industry codes, and other relevant industry standards.
• Work closely with the Area and Project Engineers as well as Maintenance and Operations team to maintain plant regulatory compliance, effective execution of shutdown, turnarounds, and production targets.

Technical Resource & Support:
• Act as a technical resource to Area Engineers on codes and standards and provide effective inspection services for the entire site.
• Troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues. Provide relevant risk management information.


  •  Minimum high school diploma
  •  Asset Qualifications
    • CWB Welding Inspector Certification
    • API 570 and API 510 inspection certificates.
    • ABSA In-Service Pressure Vessel & Pressure Piping Inspector Certification
    • API 653 Tank Inspection Certification


Minimum 10 years’ experience in the design, fabrication, or examination of industrial piping or pressure vessels.

Knowledge & Skills:

• Technical understanding of pipe fabrication, specifications, and codes of construction.
• Knowledge of plant processes.
• Understanding of the ASME Codes and the Alberta Safety Codes Act.

• Communication (oral and written)
• Problem-solving
• Attention to Detail
• Decision-making & Judgement
• Teamwork & Collaboration

Please forward all resumes in confidence to by July 14, 2020.

Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.