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Job Posting: NACE Coatings Inspector – Chicago

Job Posting: NACE Coatings Inspector – Chicago

Job Posting: NACE Coatings Inspector – Chicago

About KLM Engineering, Inc.

Over nearly three decades, KLM has grown into a nationwide leader in the water storage tank industry with clients in municipalities, private companies, government agencies, and more. With offices in Minnesota, Illinois, and Missouri, we specialize in consulting and inspection services for tank and tower rehabilitation and new builds.


KLM Engineering, Inc is currently seeking applicants for NACE Coatings Inspectors. This is a regular full-time, seasonal position. Majority of projects are estimated to be in the Chicago and Kansas City areas, with some projects randomly located throughout the mid-west. Training, education, personal protective, and inspection equipment for this position is provided at no cost to the employee. The NACE Coatings Inspector reports to the Project Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Able to climb fixed ladders up to 150-feet+/-
  • Familiar with confined space work
  • Familiar with different types of rigging
  • Monitor’s time and expenses on projects
  • Responsible for inspecting, accepting, and/or rejecting work performed as detailed by specifications or applicable codes
  • Prepare daily and weekly inspection reports on conditions, progress, weather, and acceptability of work
  • Clearly photograph inspection results and progress
  • Perform on-site project oversight during construction and rehabilitation of tank(s)
  • Act as a liaison between the Owner, Engineer, and Contractor
  • Travel to multiple job sites if needed
  • Other misc. duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • AMPP (NACE/SSPC) (Level I, II, or III)
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, and auto insurance
  • General knowledge of construction projects, practices, and specifications
  • Ability to take quality pictures
  • Well-organized
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Career development opportunities
  • Educational opportunities
  • Team oriented atmosphere
  • Competitive salary
  • 90 percent employer paid medical and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Full 401k retirement plan
    • Includes automatic 3% employer contribution
  • Paid one on one consultation with financial advisor


KLM is an EEO/AA employer.


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