Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

Website Universal Engineering Sciences

Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Job Highlights

Title Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Miami, FL, 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 (CWI) who will be responsible for ensuring the quality and integrity of welded structures by conducting inspections, verifying compliance with industry standards and project specifications, and collaborating with engineering teams to uphold welding best practices.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Completion of a Welding Certification program or relevant vocational training

Work Experience

  • Proven experience as a Welder in a similar role


  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to protect oneself and others in the work environment. This includes the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and maintaining a safe workspace.
  • Communicate with dispatching or field supervisor, advising of current job status and locations as required. Cellular phones are to be worn at all times and calls are to be returned in a timely manner
  • Complete daily time and labor reports accurately in accordance with company policy.
  • Conducts welding inspections at job sites. Report data in an accurate, complete, timely, and understandable fashion in accordance with applicable inspection procedures.
  • Ensure that project requirements are met and compliant with project specifications, requirements, and company policies or procedures.
  • Follow all company safety procedures and policies.
  • Operate a motor vehicle. Maintain company vehicle (schedule oil changes, check fluid levels, inside/outside upkeep).
  • Regular attendance is required. Technicians must arrive on time for scheduled jobs.
  • Study and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, and specifications to understand project requirements.
  • Work closely with other team members, such as fabricators, engineers, and supervisors, to ensure that the project is completed efficiently and meets quality standards.
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Ability to pass a background check screening in accordance with Florida’s Jessica Lunsford Act (or equivalent state classification)
  • Ability to read and write, including interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, as well as writing routine reports and correspondence and speaking effectively with colleagues, supervisors, and customers/clients
  • Computer skills sufficient to operate a laptop, including sending and receiving emails, and the ability to learn Field Data Collection (FDC)/Inspector Gadget to input data and prepare reports
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and willingness to adhere to them.
  • Knowledge of various welding techniques and equipment.
  • Mathematical skills sufficient to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Physical stamina and dexterity for prolonged periods of standing, bending, and lifting.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting blueprints and technical drawings.
  • Reasoning ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record (in accordance with our Driver’s License and Motor Vehicle Record Check Criteria), may or may not be required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the role

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Welding Inspector Certification
  • Relevant welding certifications recognized by the American Welding Society (AWS) or another recognized agency

Work Environment

  • Required to drive, stand, walk, use hands to type, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, talk, and hear. Body motions and movements include: bending, twisting, reaching, stooping, pulling, kneeling, lifting, carrying, and pushing, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Lifting or moving up to 35 lbs. regularly is expected, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Exposure to intense sun, intense heat, humidity, rain, thunderstorms, and other adverse weather conditions.
  • Primarily and regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and construction sites where the noise level is usually moderate to loud.


  • 401k matching
  • Advanced Training Programs and Paid Certifications
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Medical/Dental/Vision

Employer’s Statement

Universal Engineering Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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