Recognize and execute the duties, responsibilities, and authority of a coatings inspector including ethics, safety and conflict prevention.
Identify types of corrosion; properties of a coating, coatings classification, modes of protection; coating types and curing mechanisms.
Describe how coatings inspection can prevent premature coating failure and identify common modes for coatings failure.
Perform coating inspections using non-destructive techniques and inspection instruments; test instruments for measurement of environmental or ambient conditions.
Identify proper surface preparation techniques, equipment, methods and standards for abrasive blasting, solvent cleaning and power and manual tool cleaning.
Demonstrate the ability to develop pre-job or preconstruction conference and an inspection plan/procedure with thorough documentation and log book content.
Identify the differences between quality assurance and quality control and the impact to coatings performance.
Compare inspection results to specification requirements.