Senior API Inspector

  • Direct Hire
  • Anywhere
  • API 510/570/653


Louisville, KY

Senior API Inspector

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.




API Inspector


Chemours is seeking an API Inspector to join our growing Louisville Works team! This position will report directly to the Maintenance & Reliability Manager at our Louisville, KY location.




API Inspector will support our process equipment inspection programs to align with corporate standards and best practices related to Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance (MIQA) programs.


The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Performing API Pressure Vessel, Piping, FRP and Tank inspections.
Documenting and transmitting of inspection results, and making recommendations as appropriate for repair/upgrade/retirement of equipment.
Defining and approving repairs to fixed equipment, per the applicable ASME/API standards and Chemours Best Practices (RAGAGEPs), potentially including auditing and evaluation of contracted repair organizations, and inspection of repair work.
Developing inspection and test plans for plant equipment, inspecting/examining equipment per applicable ASNT, ASME/API Standards and Chemours Best Practices (RAGAGEPs).
Managing inspection data in systems such as Ultrapipe®, Operational Sustainability software, SharePoint and SAP/PM.
Developing and Maintaining inspection and repair scope documentation and work completion QA- potentially including NDE procedures, welding procedures and inspection plans.
Coordinating the work of NDT Inspectors/examiners including the IRIS, Eddy Current and auditing and evaluation of their work
Performing QA and inspection activities for incoming equipment
Supporting site MI-QA-Improvement initiatives and Infrastructure repair work
Potentially could develop into the site’s MIQA Leader
The following is required for this role:

Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
A minimum of 6 to 8 years of experience with a background in inspection/examination of chemical plant process equipment OR Military Equivalent Experience
API 510, 570 and 653 certifications.  ASNT level II certifications in VT.  Other ASNT certifications in UT, PT, MT, RT (film)
Knowledge of applicable RAGAGEPs including ASME, API, and ASTM, Process Safety Management (PSM), M&R and sourcing best practice
Ability to wear and work in a respirator and climbing, crawling, bending and multi-stairs equipment inspections.  Work in confined spaces, including entry through small manways (18-in)
The following is preferred by the business unit:

Experience working in the chemicals industry
Certified welding inspector-CWI
Working knowledge of inspection and equipment management software similar to SAP/PM, Meridium, Operational Sustainability software and Ultrapipe®.
Knowledge and ability to read and interpret construction drawings, process & instrumentation diagrams, as well as fabrication prints.

Competitive Compensation
Comprehensive Benefits Packages
401(k) Match
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Commuter Benefits
Learning and Development Opportunities
Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives
Company-paid Volunteer Days

We are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.


Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry.



We see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it. By taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture, our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves—at Chemours and in life.

The “ours” in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We’re thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team.



Five fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinational

corporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations.

Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours.

They are—Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship,

Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins.


We were honored to be named a “Great Place to Work-Certified Company” for 2019-2020­—our second consecutive year. We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE VETS program in 2019.


Chemours is an equal opportunity employer

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position



At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry”.

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