Machine Shop QA Inspector - Inside

2 months ago
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Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, etc.


Steel America a division of Colonna's Shipyard is looking for an IMS Inspector for immediate work in Norfolk, VA.


  • Perform visual and dimensional inspections
  • Create, modify, and maintain Quality Assurance procedures
  • Interpret engineering drawings and follow written audit guidelines
  • Analyzes documentation, such as drawings, military specifications and standards, Quality Verification Plan (QVP), Quality Assurance Procedures (QAP), Procurement Inspection Plans (PIP), , to determine the level of inspection and the best method of inspection and tooling required to perform the inspection.
  • Inspects machined parts for defects associated with grinding and machining; such as heat stress cracking and tearing
  • Performs visual examinations
  • Should be the example of what a safe employee does and looks like during all day to day activities
  • Enter confined spaces when necessary to complete inspections
  • Position requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, walking, climbing,
  • Required to perform the duties of a discipline lead, and/or interface with other disciplines in accordance with departmental procedures and standards
  • Generate reports of conditions found during inspection activities, notify production, Superintendents and Quality Assurance/Quality Control management of significant problems, completes documentation necessary to attest to satisfactory completion of inspection or test activities
  • Responsible for completing necessary paperwork and documentation in accordance with work instructions or procedures in a neat and organized manner
  • Performs pre-inspections of completed work
  • Attends, Witness and Verifies Tests and Inspections
  • Witnessing tests and in-process inspections
  • Understand and act upon instruction
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong experience performing detailed dimensional inspections
  • Must have a strong ability to work with Government Specs. Knowledge of thermal stress relief and shot peening a plus
  • Should have knowledge of NAVSEA, QA, & OSHA Standards (29 CFR 1910 (Occupational Safety and Health Standards) & 1915 (Personal Protective Equipment for Shipyard Employment))
  • Prefer minimum of 5 years' experience of field Quality Assurance/Control experience regarding inspection of marine propulsion shafting
  • Prefer minimum of 5 years of experience as a machinist (outside or inside) preferably as a supervisor with technical or vocational training
  • Valid driver's license and a good DMV driving record.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance.


Our core values respect, pride, truth and family are not just words, they are the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. And our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in our industry. You could be the next among us.

Please apply with resume for immediate consideration.



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