Website Universal Engineering Sciences

Certified Welding Inspector Job Highlights

Title Certified Welding Inspector
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Sacramento, CA, United States
Company Universal Engineering Sciences

Company Profile

Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) provides essential engineering services that include geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing/inspection, building code compliance, environmental, and building envelope.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Certified Welding Inspector to join its team for the construction operations.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants must be a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) by the American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
  • Non-Destructive Testing Level II, Dye Penetrant (PT), Magnetic Particle (MT), and Visual (VT) Level II, Ultrasonic (UT) certifications are beneficial

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have previous work experience as CWI in the related field.


  • Ability to attend client meetings related to pre-construction, pre-fabrication, and other construction meetings to provide information about quality requirements
  • Ability to review plans, specifications, and project special provisions to verify compliance to material quality
  • Ability to work with other fabrication, construction, and quality personnel as part of the verification process to ensure quality standards are being met at the project site or in a fabrication facility
  • Ability to write technical reports with photographs
  • Familiarity with Construction Materials Standards, Specifications, and Codes (AISC, ASTM, AWS)
  • Familiarity with sampling and testing of construction materials (structural steel, other steel products, bridge components) in accordance with project standards and specifications
  • Interact with client representatives (supervisors, foremen, project managers, engineers, etc.) on project sites.
  • Must be able to follow directions, perform responsibly with minimal oversight properly
  • Perform inspections as a Certified Welding Inspector on various projects
  • Provide daily reports of observation and test results
  • Responsible for the inspection and documentation of welding inspections in the areas of building code compliance
  • The ability to properly interpret construction documents and prepare well-written and concise reports capturing all necessary elements is required
  • The technician must be able to work safely in a construction environment.


  • Candidates must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug screening
  • Clean DMV report a must (WKA participates in Pull Notice program)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel Spreadsheets and Portable Document Formats (PDF)
  • The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • The technician must have the ability to read construction plans and specifications, the ability to understand construction procedures, and knowledge of Standard Codes


  • 401k
  • dental and vision plans
  • Health Plans
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Paid Holidays

Employer’s Statement

Universal Engineering Sciences is an EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran. The company is a Drug-Free Workplace. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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