Certified Welding Inspector Job Description

Certified Welding Inspector Job Description

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Certified welding inspector provides support in mechanical equipment specifications relative to capital projects, plant modifications (including temporary and permanent repairs) on fixed equipment.

Certified Welding Inspector Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Welding inspectors qualified by the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) to Level II or the Level III requirements of the Canadian Standards Association Standard W 178.2 Certification of Welding Inspectors
AWS Certified Associate Welding Inspector under Ihe supervision of a CWI or a CWB Level III
A welding inspector certification program that is substantially the same as offered by AWS or CWB
Inspection performed by a Welding Engineer or technician who is competent in the use of weld inspection techniques and equipment, on the basis of formal training, experience, or both, in metals fabrication, inspection, and testing
Experienced welder (i.e., MIG, TIG, ARC, ) with AWS D1.1 certified
Use a computer to compile and submit data of acceptance or rejection of weld quality, for inter-office communications
Responsible for reporting any accidents or incidents that occur within the designated facility (on- or off-site)
Keeps Site QC Manager and/or Regional Field QC Manager informed of workloads and staffing needs on assigned work
Administers the site Non-Conformance Program
Advocates Safety, HR, and BVCI administrative programs in accordance with division policies, standards, and guidelines

Certified Welding Inspector Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Certified Welding Inspector

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CWI, ASNT, NDE, SSPC, NACE, AWS, UT, MT, II, PED

Education for Certified Welding Inspector

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the certified welding inspector job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Construction Technology, Technical, Associates, Welding, Engineering Technology, Construction, Education

Skills for Certified Welding Inspector

Desired skills for certified welding inspector include:

Adobe Acrobat and Lotus Notes
Electromechanical
Mechanical
Commercial support to maintain US proprietary low-density systems
Excel
Accounting software
Auditing principles strongly desired
Basic math
Microsoft software
Midstream/gas plant/NGL type equipment

Desired experience for certified welding inspector includes:

MUST have extensive working knowledge and experience with D1.1 and D1.5
MUST have current AWS CWI Certification
Candidates must be able to work long hours and all shift schedules that may require up to twelve hours a day, seven days a week for extended durations
Candidates also must be able to work in confined spaces and be capable of climbing ladders, scaffolds, and working at heights
Must be able to perform work wearing personal protective equipment including but not limited to rain gear, chemical protective clothing, supplied air and air purifying respirators, safety harness, FRC coveralls, hard hat, ear plugs and safety glasses
Respiratory Protection Fit-Testing and Pulmonary Function Testing is required

Certified Welding Inspector Examples

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Certified Welding Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a certified welding inspector. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for certified welding inspector
  • Pressure/hydro testing
  • Impact testing
  • Nozzle reinforcement
  • Radiographic examination
  • Ensures proper installation of equipment, cable, glands, term lungs and kits, trays, tubing/fittings, and other bulks
  • Recommends updates/revisions to policies and procedures based on field observations where procedures may not be followed because they are unclear, incorrect, or non-existent
  • Documents and reports inspection findings and construction activities to meet standards, industry practices, and safety and environmental guidelines
  • Recommends additional training, if deemed necessary, for field personnel based on findings of inspections
  • Writing of test reports (tensile, bends, charpy, macros)
  • Perform structural steel inspections
Qualifications for certified welding inspector
  • Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, and lifting <50 lbs
  • Must have current Certified Welding certification
  • Must also demonstrate successful leadership and team building skills
  • Current CWI certification
  • Any certifications in MT, PT, UT and/or RT a plus
  • Minimum requirements as outlined by AWS for obtaining a CAWI certification
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Certified Welding Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a certified welding inspector. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for certified welding inspector
  • Perform Inspections in accordance with code and project requirements
  • Interpret project plans and specifications and ensure project requirements are being met
  • Inspection personnel shall be physically capable of climbing stairs, crawling in and out of small manways, climb inside vessels, towers, heaters, or other confined spaces for inspection activities, often wearing Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) as required to comply with safety regulations
  • Examine inspection records to determine inspection schedule and remedial actions conform with procedures and regulations
  • Examine containers, piping, tubing, and fittings for leaks and for adherence to government specifications for pressure level, design, construction, and installation
  • Connect test equipment using hand tools and test calibration of meters and gauges
  • Inspect pipe-joining methods used by other personnel such as fusion and pipe welding
  • Witness and monitor work activities, inspections, and testing in accordance with approved quality plans, site surveillance plans, ITPs, procedures, and processes
  • Conduct inspections to ensure proper preservation of electrical, instrument, and telecom components
  • Conduct and participate in MC/pre-commissioning inspection and reviews of final dossiers
Qualifications for certified welding inspector
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  • Follows safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, with at least 5 years of experience as a Certified Welding Inspector
  • Must be able to work in an industrial plant environment
  • Must possess an active TWIC card, OSHA card, and valid Driver’s License
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Certified Welding Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of certified welding inspector. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for certified welding inspector
  • Produce relevant field quality inspection reports and provide quality metrics
  • Discuss and explain procedures and regulations or need for corrective action with appropriate personnel
  • Evaluate the validity and acceptability of inspection, examination, and/or testing results
  • Perform quality inspections on work currently performed or work that has been recently completed utilizing established checklists and/or other quality related documents
  • Make responsible decisions in the field for the required work to be accomplished and remove equipment, materials, installations, or the work that failed to meet specifications
  • Monitor job performance and make independent judgments related to continued quality and safe work performance having authority to halt jobs if necessary
  • Ensure project permitting requirements are followed including pre and post-project notifications
  • Recommend updates/revisions to policies and procedures based on field observations where procedures may not be followed because they are unclear, incorrect, or non-existent
  • Measure dimensions, materials, products, installations or work for conformance to specifications
  • Inspect construction activities for quality assurance of design and regulatory requirements
Qualifications for certified welding inspector
  • NDT Level II's with MT & UT (Shear Wave) Certifications
  • Must currently be certified as a Certified Welding Inspector
  • Must be able to climb ladders/platforms to heights of 225 feet, in increments of up to 40 feet at one time
  • Inspection personnel performing work on elevated piping must be capable of wearing the required fall protection equipment
  • Must be physically capable of crawling in and out of small manways, climb inside vessels, towers, heaters, or other confined spaces for inspection activities, often wearing Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) as required to comply with safety regulations
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects weighing up to 40 pounds
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Certified Welding Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of certified welding inspector. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for certified welding inspector
  • Conduct special inspections of newly revised procedures and/or newly certified personnel
  • Facilitate the timely and effective resolution of quality issues by serving as a liaison between the QC/QA Manager and/or Foreman
  • Document and report inspection findings and construction activities to meet standards, industry practices, and safety and environmental guidelines
  • Recommend additional training, if deemed necessary, for field personnel based on findings of inspections
  • Ensure operator qualifications including the current plastic fusion and/or welding certification documentation are current and in compliance prior to work being performed
  • Ensure compliance with all project specific right-of-way requirements as outlined within the Right-of Way Line List and/or as directed by the project Right-or-Way Agent
  • Ensure Contractor compliance with the minimum safety standards as outlined within the U.S. Contractor Safety Handbook [to be used when the Company is directing the Contractor’s work] or the Contractor Safety Requirements [the minimum standard to be used to ensure a Prime or a General Contractor’s own safety plan and the Site Specific Safety Plan (SSSP) are adequate]
  • Plan and organize inspection duties in advance with the Chief Inspector and assist them in coordinating the radiographic crew’s activities with the Contractor’s project schedule to effectively manage cost and anticipate production weld problems
  • Ensure the appropriate radiographic procedure is used (including developing and handling of film) and such procedure is producing acceptable radiographs with the image of the essential hole or wire of the penetrometer being clearly visible on each film
  • Submit all reports typewritten using Microsoft Word/Adobe Acrobat and must be electronically transmitted to the Project Manager
Qualifications for certified welding inspector
  • High school diploma or equivalent, and current Certified Welding Inspector credentials (CWI) through AWS
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills, with ability to communicate technical issues to the Project Manager, and the clients
  • MUST have extensive working knowledge and experience with D1.1
  • Local residence required
  • High school graduate or equivalent plus two (2) years’ hands-on experience in nondestructive examination inspection
  • Must be willing to work at heights and available for out-of-town work for extended periods of time
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Certified Welding Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a certified welding inspector. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for certified welding inspector
  • Designs or reviews simple mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, ventilation and/or instrumentation systems using analytical and investigative methods and techniques to ensure systems meet required specifications
  • Guides and assists technicians in fabrication and installation of simple mechanical and related equipment and routine systems in order to ensure conformance of product and systems with engineering design and customer specifications
  • Inspection of all welds performed by themselves and other welders on location to ensure the welds meet customer specifications, or AWS code
  • Observe in-process welding to ensure proper processes are being followed
  • Certify all welders to the required AWS D1.1 standard or D15.1 if applicable
  • Write qualifications for each welder on-site and the procedure qualifications for the welders
  • Perform welding as required by customer specifications, prints, or AWS welding code
  • Confer with fabrication sales team on welds, weld certifications & qualifications, and if company possesses capacity and ability to perform required welds per specifications
  • Other miscellaneous duties and assignments as directed by the operations manager
  • Perform visual inspection of structural steel at Wal-Mart locations throughout the country
Qualifications for certified welding inspector
  • Certified to ASNT SNT-TC-1A in PAUT, Level 2
  • 40 classroom training hours specific to UT
  • Minimum of 630 hours of hands-on experience in the UT method or technique
  • Have a verifiable log with references demonstrating a minimum of 1,200 total hours in NDT
  • Be certified to ASNT SNT-TC-1A in UT, Level 2
  • Minimum requirements as outlined by AWS for obtaining a CWI certification

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