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02-13-2016, 05:36 AM #31
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(02-13-2016, 05:18 AM)bohica Wrote:  I was welding 1" (25.6mm) thick reinforcing plates to steel columns on my last job before I retired, and I set up all the welds according to Nuclear Industry Standards.
The foreman came over wanting to know why I was taking so much time to set-up, and I explained. He didn't want me to continue, so I just told him he could get anybody to do it wrong. He just walked away.
This was the building on 53rd & 5th, NYC, when Uniglo was taking out sections of floor to create an atrium appearance. There were 40 or 60 floors on top of the four we were working on.
Basically I was telling the foreman that I worked for the inspector.

We have a city inspector here that is a complete asshole, all he does is drive around town and if he see's a HVAC van he comes and inspects everything. Making sure it is all EPA Code. and NEC Code.
02-13-2016, 05:55 AM #32
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The worst thing is that welding inspections are usually subjective, so if the inspector has a bug in hiss ass he can screw you. Most welds are inspected by independent AWS certified weld inspectors, it's a little too technical for political appointee code enforcement types to handle.

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