• NDT Supervisor

    Job Locations US-MI-Parma
    Internal Title
    Major Projects Supervisor
    # of Openings
    Project Management
  • Company Bio


    JANX is a well-established company and leads the market in highly specialized non-destructive testing and inspection services. JANX is located in the center of numerous unique industries which provides our employees with a wide range of experience.


    We provide NDT, new construction, maintenance, and inspection services in all aspects of the oil and gas industries, including exploration, transmission, refining, storage facilities, and all oil related support industries.

    Position Purpose

    • The purpose of the Major Projects Supervisor is to support Major Project Director by ensuring compliance with quality, safety, and documentation practices as well aiding in oversight and execution of all operational project related tasks

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Enforce compliance with all company and client quality policies, procedures, and specifications for all Major Projects; this includes compliance in all field operations for all new construction pipeline projects under the guidance of the Major Projects Director.

    • Assist the Major Projects Director and working with the Operations Supervisor and Operations Manager in  the execution of projects from award through completion to include but not limited to:

    • Collaborate with Technical Advisor and shop personnel to assist in ensuring all inspection units are equipped with necessary equipment and are correctly dispatched to site in accordance with client specifications.

    • Maintain and inventory equipment to ensure adequate equipment is available to facilitate project requirements; escalate when there are inventory concerns.

    • Ensure all client specific documents are made available and utilized by project personnel.

    • Attend jobsite kickoffs to ensure all fundamental record keeping, procedures and equipment are available and in order prior to commencement of work.

    • Perform Project Coordination including but not limited to the following:

    • Communicate and train Field Personnel as needed per client expectations, specifications, and report forms.

    • Identify project requirement needs and coordinate the request and delivery of any supplies, tools, or equipment required for projects.

    • Assist with personnel coordination and scheduling for Major Projects.

    • Perform Quality Assurance Field Auditing including but not limited to the following:

    • Auditing of record keeping practices to ensure consistency between all jobsites and projects

    • Auditing of all hardcopy documentation to ensure all files are accounted for as needed to include all daily, weekly and monthly records.

    • Audit client turnover package to ensure correct formatting and required data present.

    • Audit required personnel and equipment certification to ensure conformance to specification and procedural requirements.

    • Audit all site safety paperwork to ensure compliance

    • Report findings to Major Projects Director and Senior Compliance Manager; recommend corrective actions where needed; escalate immediate quality issues.

    • Act as the JANX’s site representative to resolve quality and safety issues and equipment issues in conjunction with the Major Projects Director.

    • Assist the Major Projects Director and Technical Advisor with developing client specific procedures for all Major Projects.

    • Communicate routinely any quality concerns or issues with the Major Projects Director, Technical Advisor, and the Senior Compliance Manager.

    • Assist with JANX policy rollout and training for Field Technicians.

    • Follow and enforce the Company required safe work practices and procedures at all times.

    • Follow and enforce Company policies at all times.

    • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, professionalism, and promote a positive customer service attitude internally and externally

    • Enforce and abide the requirements of safe operation and personal safety using required Personal Protective Equipment and Safe Practices per company policy

    • Perform all other duties as assigned

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Maintain a safe, secure, and legal work environment for all staff ensuring all company policies are being followed

    • Train, mentor and guide field personnel in correct operational activities including NDT, safety, radiation safety, and quality documentation requirements and processes.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Understanding of NDT codes including but not limited to UT, MT, PT, RT, and VT preferred.

    • As applicable to the project, knowledge of Advanced NDT inspections such as AUT, UT-SW, and RTR and field application of those methods, techniques and procedures is preferred.

    • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite of products

    • The ability to understand the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    • Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. 

    • Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.  Unusually decisive in handling difficult problems. Translates problems into practical solutions.

    • Shows willingness and aptitude to use own discretion in taking appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures.  Takes on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be done.

    • Willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary; promptly share relevant information with others.

    • Maintains a positive “can do” outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations.

    • Detail orientated, and deadline driven  

    • Adaptability and flexibility

    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, to diverse groups of people

    • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and suggestions professionally

    • Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time

    • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Applus+ and JANX.  Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment

    Education and Work Experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Civil, or other approved engineering discipline from an accredited college or university is strongly preferred.  Equivalent industry experience combined with other formal training and accreditations may be accepted.

    • Training, knowledge, and field experience in NDT Advanced Services required such as AUT, RTR, UT-SW and other advanced NDT methods, as applicable to the project requirements preferred.

    • Experience in a supervision or quality role preferred.

    • Fundamental understanding of industry codes, regulations and practices preferred.

    • Must have the ability to maintain company and industry certification standards.

    Certificates and Licenses Required

    • Must meet minimum company requirements to operate a company vehicle and be eligible for coverage under Company insurance program.

    Physical Activities and Requirements

    • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
    • The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
    • The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
    • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
    • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
    • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
    • The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
    • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
    • The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
    • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
    • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees
    • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
    • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
    • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
    • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another
    • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles
    • Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling
    • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm
    • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly
    • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound
    • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

    Working Conditions

    • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions in temperature extremes and inclement weather. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials and working environment
    • May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces
    • The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud when working on project site.
    • Overtime may be required during the week and weekend with work volume.
    • Ability to travel when required, nationally, up to 75% of the time.
    • Ability to be flexible with work schedules and respond to requests without advance warning or notification.