BASF Reliability Inspector-Bishop, TX in Bishop, Texas

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a professional like you to serve as a Reliability Inspector out of our Bishop, TX facility.

Reliability Inspector (1801081) – Bishop, TX

This position will be primarily responsible for development of inspection plans for outages and on-stream inspections, analysis of inspection data, reporting inspection status and coordination of inspection work with outage planning group. The position will also be responsible for the inspection of plant equipment as required. The inspector will document and report findings and develop recommendations as appropriate.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Develop and execute inspection plans for equipment based on service, design, condition and inspection history.

  • Maintain the inspection reporting database including set-up of new inspections, input of inspection results, adjustment of inspection frequencies, development of inspection schedules/look-aheads, and other reports including overdue inspections.

  • Analyze inspection results and findings. Provide recommendations based upon results of as-found condition, including repair recommendations, the need for additional NDT, and adjustment of inspection intervals. Issue reports in accordance with internal procedures.

  • Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • At least 10 years of industrial experience in inspection of chemical plant equipment.

  • Must have strong understanding of all applicable codes and must hold certifications in API 510, 570, NDE and/or CWI certifications are preferred as well.

  • Ability to evaluate the need for additional types of inspection or testing and provide recommendations as appropriate.

  • Minimum Level II NDE certifications in UT, VT, PT, MT and RT Film Interpretation

  • A broad, thorough knowledge of welding techniques, welding procedures, quality control and welding inspection techniques.

  • Broad knowledge of corrosion mechanisms and analysis techniques.

  • Knowledgeable in basic materials of construction, including carbon steel, stainless steel, nickel-based alloys, linings, claddings, non-metallic materials, etc.

  • Knowledgeable in damage mechanisms such as corrosion, erosion, fatigue, stress cracking, etc.

  • Ability to prepare concise technical reports of findings from inspections to communicate effectively with team.

  • Work with outside inspection groups to coordinate site efforts

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time.


  • General knowledge of SAP.

  • API 653 certification

  • Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

  • Experience with inspection programs such as Ultrapipe

  • Knowledgeable in exotic materials of construction, including Hastelloy B3, Hastelloy C276, Tantalum, glass lining, Copper-nickel, etc.

  • Working knowledge of FDA or ISO9001 requirements.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-ENP-Pharma Ingredients

Title: Reliability Inspector-Bishop, TX

Location: TX-Bishop

Requisition ID: 1801081