ASME Section IX 2019 changes related to welding and brazing

For the first time ASME addressed specific requirements for personnel supervising welding qualification.

QG-106 ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

First paragraph added

Personnel performing supervisory activities and control over the joining of qualification coupons (Procedure + Welder) shall:

  • (a) be designated by the organization with responsibility for certifying qualification documents.
  • (b) have a satisfactory level of competence in accordance with the organization’s quality program. As a minimum, they shall be qualified by education, experience, or training in the following areas:
    • (1) knowledge of the requirements of this Section for the qualification of procedures and/or joining personnel
    • (2) knowledge of the organization’s quality program.
    • (3) the scope, complexity, or special nature of the activities to which oversight is to be provided
  • (c ) have a record, maintained by the organization, containing objective evidence of the qualifications, training, or experience.

(Source: from Linkedin by Mr. Piotr Paluszkiewicz)

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Who is being spoken about when they say “Personnel performing supervisory activities”??–Does this mean contractor representatives or ATRs & CWIs?