Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

Website Universal Engineering Sciences

Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Job Highlights

Title Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location China Lake, 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 looking for a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) who will be responsible for performing inspections at various construction sites.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma (a plus)
  • Must be Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) by the American Welding Society

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience


  • 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 special project 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.) at a project site
  • Must be able to follow directions, and 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.
  • Must be able to work safely in a construction environment.
  • The ability to properly interpret construction documents and prepare well-written and concise reports capturing all necessary elements is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug screening.
  • Clean DMV report a must (WKA participates in Pull Notice program)
  • Non-Destructive Testing Level II, Dye Penetrant (PT), Magnetic Particle (MT), and Visual (VT) Level II, Ultrasonic (UT) certifications are beneficial.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel Spreadsheets, and Portable Document Formats (PDF)
  • Must have the ability to read construction plans and specifications, understand construction procedures, and know Standard Codes.


  • Good work ethic
  • Cooperate with co-workers and clients
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills


  • 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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