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Equipment Inspector

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: USA: Sweeny, TX, US, 77480

Company: CPChem

You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging and cosmetics, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products.


Even as a global company with 5,000 employees, we maintain a “small company feel” and uphold a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job, and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. There has never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. If you’re ready to grow with us and become part of our vision of being the premier Chemical Company, apply today!



Chevron Phillips Chemical is seeking an Equipment Inspector to join our team at our facility in Sweeny, Texas.  The Equipment Inspector is responsible for developing and administering equipment inspection programs designed to ensure the reliability of plant fixed equipment.  This is accomplished through the use of routine monitoring programs, periodic internal and external inspections, and nondestructive examination.  This position will also be responsible for the QC examinations of mechanical work in progress to ensure compliance with applicable codes, standards, and job specific requirements.  This position verifies the proper procedures, materials, qualified personnel, and acceptable conditions are used for mechanical work.  This position will also write or be trained to write hot work permits for operations/ maintenance personnel within the facility.  The position requires individual to be on-call during weekends and holidays as per the designated on-call schedule.


  • Understand and promote the concept of proactive safety and take personal responsibility to meet the overall goal of zero incidents.
  • Develop inspection plans for routine and turnaround maintenance.
  • Manage fixed equipment data within Meridium and SAP.
  • Participate in audits and inspections at contractor shops to ensure quality of new and repaired fixed equipment.
  • Perform inspections of fixed equipment and develop repair recommendations.
  • Develop repair scopes and procedures for fixed equipment in assigned area.
  • Work with fixed equipment engineer to develop pressure vessel and piping repair plans for welded repairs.
  • Write hot work permits within the facility which also includes providing guidance and assistance with isolating equipment.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must have a minimum of five years pressure vessel and piping inspection experience in the petrochemical or refining industry.
  • Certifications in API 510 or API 570.
  • Certificate of visual acuity.
  • Good computer skills coupled with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of required fixed equipment codes and standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ASNT Level II certifications (UT, PT & RT film Int. minimum, VT, MT).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of welding and NDT methods.


Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at


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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.


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Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes (Internal Candidates Only)

Closing Date: 11/09/2021

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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