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Duties and responsibilities of a Senior Pipeline Inspector (ONLINE)

  • 8 Feb 2023
  • 6:00 PM
  • Online (Via Zoom)


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London Branch Technical Talk

This is a London Branch event organised and run by our London  Branch for  members of the London and Kent Branches. Other members and non-members are welcome to join us.

Overview:- This meeting will draw on the extensive experience within IACS of the work of a Senior Pipeline Inspector. The presentation will cover:

➢ Routes to becoming a Pipeline Inspector.

➢ Approval/examination centres and schemes.

➢ Duties and responsibilities of a Senior Pipeline Inspector.

➢ The challenges of working as an SPI.

➢ Future careers in the pipeline industry.

➢ What is a typical pipeline inspection team.

➢ Introduction to NDT with a focus on phased array testing.

➢ Case study: problem solving as an SPI.

Speakers:- John Hewitt and Michael Michlovsky (IACS Ltd)

Speaker Biographies:- 

John Hewitt entered the pipeline inspection industry in 1977 and held the position of Senior Pipeline Inspector for 25 years; establishing IACS in 1998. He is currently responsible for quality assurance, business development and management of services to major clients in the gas, oil, petrochemical and water industries.

Michael Michlovsky has worked on projects worldwide for IACS since 2006 and became Technical Director of IACS in 2019.

Event poster can be downloaded here

The is a hybrid event. For those wishing to attend IN PERSON, please see the separate event announcement.  There will be tea and coffee  available before the event and a sandwich buffet afterwards for those attending in person.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Attending this event supports your professional development.  You can claim 2 CPD points per hour for this event.  As a member of the Welding Institute you can record your CPD activity online from your membership portal.

Additional Information:

  • Registration for this event will close 24 hours before the start.
  • Live event only
  • Registration details maybe shared with our Branch volunteers to help facilitate this event.

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